• HKIQEP Graduate Environmental Mentoring Scheme to Nurture More Young Qualified Environmental Professionals

    20 July 2020

    (17 July 2020, Hong Kong) The HKIQEP Graduate Environmental Mentoring Scheme (GEMS) is now launched to facilitate the continuous development of environmental graduates and response to the Environment Bureau’s initiative under the Green Employment Scheme. GEMS connects the grad uates and the environmental industry professionals, providing opportunities to share experience and knowledge.

    Mr Tse Chin wan, BBS, JP, Under Secretary for the Environment (6th right); Ir Dr Hon Lo Wai kwok, SBS, MH, JP , Honorary Advisor of HKIQEP (6th left); and Dr Jeanne Ng, Chairman of HKIQEP (Central) joined with HKIQEP Board of Directors, Institutional Partners and company representatives for a group photo.

    At the launching ceremony on 9 July 2020, the officiating guest Mr Tse Chin wan, BBS, JP, Under Secretary for the Environment , appreciated our efforts in promoting environmental professionalism and supporting the environmental graduates in Hong Kong.

    Our honorary advisor Ir Dr Hon Lo Wai kwok, SBS, MH, JP and over 100 guests covering a wide range of industries, including property developers, eng ineering firms, consultancies, public utility companies, statutory bodies, academics, our members and students also participated in the ceremony, witnessing the official launch of GEMS.

    Mentors of GEMS and students joined the officiating guests, HKIQEP Board of Directors and Institutional Partners for a group photo.

    Dr Jeanne Ng, Chairman of HKIQEP delivered the opening remarks at the ceremony and said, “The demand for environmental professionals continues to grow. HKIQEP always endeavours to provide the talents needed to support Hong Kong in recovering from COVID 19 and growing back our economy, in a more diversified, greener and resi lient way.” She added that GEMS could help fresh graduates lay the foundation for pursuing qualification, with a view to nurturing young talents to meet the needs of industry demand in the long run.”

    HKIQEP would like to express our sincere gratitude to t he industry for their generous support. More details of the GEMS will be announced soon.

    Academics, company representatives, HKIQEP members, mentors and students joined the officiating guests, HKIQEP Board of Directors and Institutional Partners for a group photo after the ceremony, witnessing the official launch of GEMS.

    Appendix – List of companies and organizations supporting GEMS as at 9 July 2020 (in alphabetical order):

    AEC Ltd.
    AECOM Asia Company Limited
    Allied Sustainability and Environmental Consultants Group Limited
    ANewR Consulting Limited
    Associated Engineers Ltd.
    ATAL Engineering Ltd
    Atkins China Limited
    BMT Asia Pacific Limited
    Business Environment Council Limited
    Civic Exchange
    CLP Power Hong Kong Limited
    Dunwell Enviro-Tech (Holdings) Ltd.
    ERM-Hong Kong Limited
    Gammon Construction Limited
    Hong Kong Productivity Council
    Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environment Ltd
    MTR Corporation Ltd.
    ODEN Systems
    PJ Sustainability Consulting Ltd
    Ramboll Environ Hong Kong Ltd.
    SUEZ NWS Limited
    The Airport Authority Hong Kong
    The Hong Kong Electric Company Limited
    The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club
    Wealth of Flows Consulting Ltd
    WSP (Asia) Limited

    Mr Tse Chin wan, BBS, JP, Under Secretary for the Environment 2nd left ); Ir Dr Hon Lo Wai kwok, SBS, MH, JP, Honorary Advisor of HKIQEP ( 2nd right ); and Dr Jeanne Ng, Chairman of HKIQEP (Central) took a group photo with the students joining the ceremony.

    For further details, please visit HKIQEP official website.

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