Paul Zimmerman is an elected District Councillor representing the Pokfulam constituency and a member of the Harbourfront Commission’s task force. He is also the CEO of Designing Hong Kong, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting livable density, including improving walkability, promoting affordable access to water sports and leisure boating, and safeguarding Hong Kong’s biodiversity. Designing Hong Kong is a member of the World Urban Campaign by UN-Habitat. Mr Zimmerman was a member of the Hong Kong government’s Steering Committee on Biodiversity Actions and Strategy Plan. Born in the Netherlands, Mr Zimmerman has made Hong Kong his home since 1984. He has a Master’s Degree in Social Science (Economics) from Erasmus University Rotterdam, and a Master of Arts (Transport Policy and Planning) from the University of Hong Kong.


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