Ir Angus Cheung
Ir Dr Angus Cheung is a Chartered Mechanical, Electrical and Industrial Engineer with over 30 years of technical and senior managerial experience in aviation, aircraft engineering and artificial intelligence. He is a Fellow of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), Institution of Engineers, Australia, Hong Kong Institute of Directors and Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Angus was the Chief Executive Officer of China Aircraft Services Limited (CASL) until his retirement in January 2020. He joined CASL in 1997 to build up the company from just a handful number of staff to over 1,300. Under his management. the company has always been profitable with numerous awards received in relation to safety, innovation and corporate social responsibility. Angus was also a Director of Shanghai Eastern Aircraft Maintenance Limited, which is a joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and CASL.
Angus graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and also holds a Master of Science (Engineering) degree from University of Hong Kong (HKU) and a Master of Business Administration degree from Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his Engineering Doctorate and Post Doctorate qualifications from Warwick University and Oxford University in the areas of artificial intelligence respectively.
Angus is enthusiastic in promoting aviation, innovation and technology development in Hong Kong. Apart from being the President of Hong Kong Aviation Industry Association, he is also a member of the Enterprise Support Scheme Assessment Panel under the HKSAR Government’s Innovation and Technology Commission, Industry/Subject Specialist of Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, member of Hong Kong Airport Technology Advisory Council and Steering Committee member of Hong Kong International Aviation Academy. Besides these, he was also the past Council member and Division Chairman of HKIE and past Chairman of IET(HK).
For education, Angus is the Advisory Committee Chairman of Mechanical Engineering Department of PolyU, Industrial Advisory Committee Member of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Advisory Committee member of Industrial Manufacturing and System Engineering Department of HKU. On top of the above, he has been appointed Industrial Fellow of Warwick University, Visiting Professor of China Aviation University, and Adjunct Professor of PolyU.
In view of his achievements in innovations and company development, he was awarded “China’s Outstanding Persons for Enterprise Innovation of the Year” in 2010, “China Economic Personage” in 2015, and “Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Alumni” from PolyU in 2017. Angus has also been appointed as a member of the 15th Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Shenyang in 2018.