Wilfred Wai Tong LAU
Wilfred Lau is an Arup Fellow and a Director of Arup, the global planning and engineering consultant. He has over forty-years’ experience in managing and delivering large scale multi-disciplinary planning and engineering projects in Asia. He has led Arup's consulting activities across East Asia for 15 years. He was a board member of Arup East Asia Region Board and was Chief Executive of Arup Vietnam 2008 - 2017. He was Arup Global Transport Planning Leader from 2001 to 2016.
Mr Lau was the Chairman of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Hong Kong and has represented the consulting industry on committees and expert panels. He was involved with major commercial and retail property development in Canada in the 80s and large scale private sector infrastructural development, such as, deep sea port, toll roads and industrial parks in Mainland China through concession and PPP in the 90s.
In recent years, Mr Lau focuses on development of cities and new towns in Asia, advising governments on development and delivery of future generation of cities. He developed the smart green resilient urban planning philosophy and is the author of the book “Smart Green Resilient”.
Mr. Lau is a Fellow of Institution of Civil Engineers, UK; Fellow of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers; Registered Professional Engineer of Hong Kong.