Daniel Chun, Chairman of Research & Blueprint Committee, Smart City Consortium
Keith Cheng, Head of Digital Hub, Siemens Ltd.
Saraansh Dave, Head of New Business Development, CLP Holdings
Anson Bailey, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Hong Kong & Head of Consumer & Retail, ASPAC, KPMG China
Future Hong Kong 2030: Smart solutions and avenues for cooperation to build a more liveable and sustainable city
A smart city must be a sustainable city, with technology used to help preserve resources and reduce the impact on climate change. In the coming decade, Hong Kong’s liveability will be influenced by factors such as its built and natural environments, access to efficient and cost-effective government services, mobility, education and employment opportunities, and the welfare of its most disadvantaged citizens. Meanwhile, the city’s physical sustainability will be shaped by its resilience to climate change and its management of scarce resources.
In this webinar, Anson Bailey will share highlights from a recent white paper, Future Hong Kong 2030, published in cooperation with CLP, Cyberport, HKBN JOS, Smart City Consortium, Siemens, Weave Co-Living and Wilson Group. The report analyses the factors shaping Hong Kong’s smart city transformation over the next ten years and looks at what measures to be included to make Hong Kong both more liveable and more sustainable, with technology as a key enabler.
The panel will then share their practical considerations and insights on how to incorporate ESG practices into business models; and key challenges and opportunities related to partnering with the government and other businesses on sustainability initiatives. They will also discuss how innovation can encourage the shift to clean energy, carbon-neutral buildings and improved waste management and recycling, as well as other sustainability goals.
There will be a 40 minute presentation followed by a 15 minute panel discussion.
Details on how to join this webinar will be sent via email 2 hours before the webinar start time.
About the speakers
Saraansh is Head of New Business Development for CLP Holdings where he is responsible for developing new opportunities across all of CLP’s regions in Asia-Pacific. This includes; new business models, project development, partnerships, accelerators and joint-ventures. Prior to CLP, Saraansh worked for SSE Plc in the UK within their commercial division where he held a number of roles from strategy to business development which included areas such as electric vehicles, storage, and energy services. Saraansh also worked for Toshiba Corporate Research & Development where he focused on Smart Grid projects across Europe.
He holds a first class masters degree in Engineering from the University of Oxford and an Engineering Doctorate from the University of Bristol.
Keith has been driving Smart City innovations in Hong Kong and Macau for the past three years in our Smart City Digital Hub. Before this, he has been Siemens for 17 years, leading a team in the railway sector to delivering ICT, Control System and Electrification projects, bidding development, innovations and people development. Before joining Siemens Hong Kong in 2000, he worked for Cable and Wireless Optus (now Optus-Singtel) in Australia as a telecommunication specialist for Customer Access Network Capacity planning and building co-location data centre concentration hubs.
Daniel is currently the General Manager and EVP of Market Innovations at Remotec Technology Limited – a 25-year old pre-IPO company based in Hong Kong, which focused in smart controls, home automation and the emerging opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) market. Before this appointment, Daniel had served in leadership in the third sector bringing in various innovative products and services to the charity sector.
Daniel currently serves as an Executive Committee member for the Hong Kong Electronics Technologies Association (www.hketa.org.hk) and leads the Green Committee to develop advocacy programmes in creating social and environmental impact around the development and use of technologies. Daniel is also currently the chairman for the Blueprint SIG at Smart City Consortium (www.smartcity.org.hk)
About the moderator
Anson joined KPMG in Hong Kong in 1999 and is currently a Partner based in the Hong Kong office heading up the Consumer & Retail Practice in the ASPAC region. He is part of the KPMG Global Consumer & Retail Steering Group as well as being a member of the Global Technology Innovation Centre and the Cluster Leader for the Technology, Media & Telecoms Practice based in Hong Kong.
Anson has been active in driving a number of thought leadership reports and executive briefings for senior executives covering innovation and consumers in China and across Asia. He has worked with many corporates to understand the complex markets we live in and current levels of disruption being seen with recent reports including Global Mobile Payments, Consumers & Convergence, Mobilizing Innovation: The Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies, The Rise of the Digital Multi-tasker, Be a Smarter Start-up, MNCs in China, Made in China 2025, China’s Connected Consumers, Global Connected Consumers, Connecting Hong Kong – Perspectives on our future as a smart city, Connected Cities – insights across the ASPAC region and The Changing Face of Commerce series.
Today, he not only mentors the next generation of go-to-market professionals at KPMG but continues to work with a growing number of C-level executives as a trusted advisor in providing the best in client innovation whilst acting as the Lead Partner for a number of strategic accounts in both the consumer and technology arena across the Asia Pacific region.
He is a frequent speaker at conferences and events around the globe and has completed his Executive Masters in Technology & Innovation with the Poly University as well as the MIT Executive Leadership & Innovation Program.
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