Ar Donald CHOI
Ar Donald Choi Wun Hing, JP
Executive Director and CEO, Chinachem Group
BFA, BArch, BSc, MA, MBA, Architect AIBC, MRAIC, RIBA, RAIA, APEC Architect, FHKIA, FHKIUD, PRC Class 1 Registered Architect Qualification, Registered Architect, Authorised Person
Donald has worked globally as architect and developer for over 30 years. He is familiar with both public and private projects and believes in the power of design and architecture to empower society. Clients have included Hong Kong Government, Airport Authority, Mass Transit Railway Corporation, Urban Renewal Authority, Public Works Canada, British Columbia Buildings Corporation, NGOs and the private sector.
He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Chinachem Group. He appointed as Non-Executive Director of Pine Care Group Limited in 2022 and assumed the position of the Board Chairperson. He was the Managing Director of Nan Fung Development and before Nan Fung, Director of Foster and Partners and the Authorised Person – Architect for the Hong Kong International Airport Passenger Terminal (HKIA Silver Medal Winner) and many infrastructure projects at Chek Lap Kok. The airport was awarded the Top Ten Construction Projects in the World and has won numerous awards including the Best Airport in the World since opening in 1998.
Alongside his professional career, he has held multiple leadership roles in NGOs and professional bodies that focus on design, innovation and the community. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at HKU, Trustee of Rhode Island School of Design, Advisory Committee Member of PolyU Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation, Departmental Advisory Committee Member of PolyU Building and Real Estate, Member of HKU Campus Development and Planning Committee, Member of CUHK Architecture Professional Advisory Committee, Advisory Committee Member of the HKTDC Infrastructure Development, Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, Hospital Governing Committee Member of Hong Kong Eye Hospital & Kowloon Hospital, and Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Workers’ Health Centre. Donald is the Board Chairperson of the Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre and also serves on the board of Habitat of Humanity Hong Kong, Hong Kong Green Building Council, Business Environment Council, Hong Kong Design Centre and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation. He was the Former President of Hong Kong Institute of Architects and the Former President of Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, as well as the former Chairman of the Architects Registration Board, HKSAR.