Highway Development in China

28 MAR 2003 (FRI) | 19:00-20:00

Room 201, Map Library, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, The University of Hong Kong.

Speaker:Mr Sam Chow Managing Director, MVA Associates Limited

Mr Sam Chow is the Vice President/Managing Director for Wilbur Smith Associates’ East

Asia Region. He is registered/chartered professional engineer in United Kingdom, Australia,

Hong Kong and New Zealand. Also, he is a member of the Institute of Transportation

Engineers in USA and a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistic and Transport in UK.

He has been working in the consultancy field for more than 17 years.

Mr Chow holds a BEng in Civil Engineering from Monash University, Australia and an

Executive MBA from Ottawa University, Canada. He is now responsible for the engineering

consulting business of WSA in the East Asia Region, which covers Greater China, Mongolia

and South Korea. He has directed and/or participated in over 70 infrastructure projects for

the company in the region, of which:

  • 18 highway projects in Zhejiang Province

  • 13 highway projects in Guangdong Province

  • 4 highway projects in Beijing City

  • 2 highway projects in Fujian Province, Shanghai City and Tianjin City

  • 1 highway project each in Jiangxi Province, Henan Province, Hubei Province, Sichuan Province and Jiangsu Province

In his speech, Mr Chow will focus on the development history of highway and expressway,

current highway and expressway networks, plan of future expressway network, and those

issues on highway quality, maintenance and safety in China.

Organizers:Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning, HKU (MATPP)

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