The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) is pleased to announce the installation of Ir Dr Philco N K WONG as the 44th President for Session 2018/2019 at the HKIE’s 43rd Annual General Meeting on 21 June 2018.

As HKIE Fellow, Ir Dr Wong was elected Vice President in 2015 and further elected as Senior Vice President in 2017. Other than serving in the Executive and the Council, he had held a number of leading positions in various Boards and Committees and Task Forces and has made significant contributions to the development of the Institution and the advancement of the engineering industry in Hong Kong.

Ir Dr Wong received his education in Hong Kong and Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada, a Master of Engineering degree in Construction Management and Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada and a Doctor of Business Administration degree from the Curtin University, Australia.

With over 40 years of extensive experience in business management, implementation and delivery of large-scale infrastructure projects in Hong Kong, the Mainland of China and overseas, Ir Dr Wong is currently the Projects Director and a Member of the Executive Directorate of MTR Corporation Limited. Ir Dr Wong has been successfully leading the Corporation in driving new railway projects forward from its planning, contract procurement, through to its construction both in Hong Kong and overseas.

Ir Dr Wong is enthusiastic in contributing to the professional, academic and community services. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers in the United Kingdom, Chairman of the Benevolent Fund Committee of The Lighthouse Club. He was a Council Member of the Construction Industry Council and a member of the Occupational Deafness Compensation Board. Ir Dr Wong is also an Adjunct Professor at the School of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing.

In his coming term of presidency, Ir Dr Wong looks forward to engage young members of the Institution to partake in the growth and continual development of the Institution, and to promote the professional image of engineers to students in Hong Kong – to bring in a "New Momentum" to the Institution and to provide a "New Perspective" on the roles of engineers to future generations of Hong Kong.  


The Secretariat
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers