[Final Call] Cushman & Wakefield Presents: CRECCHKI Monthly Sharing Luncheon - Vision of Universal Affordable Housing in Hong Kong

Cushman & Wakefield Office (Central) - 16/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
October 10th 2019 to October 10th 2019

Vision of Universal Affordable Housing in Hong Kong

The new housing initiative proposed by OHKF, which comprises 10 policy recommendations, has made reference to the Singaporean housing model and outlined a viable path based on the circumstances in Hong Kong. The ultimate goal is to enable up to 80% of Hong Kong citizens to eventually become homeowners.


Cushman & Wakefield Presents: CRECCHKI Monthly Sharing Luncheon

Topic:
Vision of Universal Affordable Housing in Hong Kong

Date:
October 10, 2019 (Thursday)

Time:
12:30 - 14:00
(Registration and Networking starts at 12:15)

Venue:

Cushman & Wakefield Office (Central)
16/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong


Fee*:
HK$100 for CRECCHKI Members
HK$250 for Non-members

Language:
Luncheon will be conducted in English

RSVP:
Email:
events@crecchki.org

 

Points to note:

  • CRECCHKI members will have priority for this exclusive event. Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email before the event.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing 24 hours prior to the event. No shows will be charged.
  • Please note that the Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking, change or cancel the event without explanation. In any such instance, the event fee will be returned in full.

About Speakers:

Mr. Stephen Wong
Our Hong Kong Foundation
Deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy Institute

Mr. Stephen Wong received a B.A. Degree in Economics from the University of Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa, and an M.A. Degree in East Asian Studies (Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies) from Yale University. Since then, he worked for a number of global financial institutions, including as an Executive Director in UBS (London) and a Managing Director at RBS. Mr. Wong joined Our Hong Kong foundation as Senior Consultant in May 2015, and was appointed Deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy in November of the same year. He is now Deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy Institute.

Mr. Wong’s public service includes various advisory roles appointed by the Hong Kong Government, including Board Member of the Financial Services Development Council, Board Member of the Urban Renewal Authority, Member of Investment Committee of the Beat Drugs Fund, Member of Investment Sub-Committee of the Housing Authority, Member of Feasibility Study Working Group of “Special Needs Public Trust”, Co-opted Member of Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Fund Task Force of Commission on Poverty, Non-official Member of the Assessment Panel of the “Innovation and Technology Fund for Application in Elderly and Rehabilitation Care” of the Social Welfare Department, and ex-Member of Task Force on Land Supply, etc.

Mr. Wong is also active in community service. He is Chairman of the Clean Air Network, Vice Chairman of the Admissions, Budgets & Allocations Committee and Investment Sub-Committee Member of the Community Chest, and Executive Committee Member & Chairman of the Advisory Committee of Social Enterprise and Innovation Platform of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.  Mr. Wong is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Hong Kong University SPACE for the Institute for China Business.

Mr. Ryan Ip
Our Hong Kong Foundation
Head of Land and Housing Research

Ryan Ip is currently the Head of Land and Housing Research at Our Hong Kong Foundation (OHKF), leading a team of professional researchers in the areas of land and housing policies in Hong Kong. Since joining OHKF, he has participated in publishing six reports in the research area. He was invited as speakers at various investor forums and professional seminars on land supply and housing policy of the city. He is also an active commentator of the subject in printed media, as well as on radio and television.
 
Before joining OHKF, Ryan was an economist at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, covering the China economy. Prior to that, he was a research analyst at JLL Hong Kong, where he contributed to numerous white papers and consultancy projects. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics at the London School of Economics, after obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in the same subject at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 


About our Sponsor:

Cushman & Wakefield


Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with 51,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries. Across Greater China, there are 22 offices servicing the local market. The company won four of the top awards in the Euromoney Survey 2017 & 2018 in the categories of Overall, Agency Letting/Sales, Valuation and Research in China. In 2018, the firm had revenue of $8.2 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, advisory and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com.hk or follow us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/cushman-&-wakefield-greater-china)


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Email:events@crecchki.org
Tel: 2153 9683 / 2153 9273

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