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URA welcomes re-appointment of Pius Cheng as Executive Director

The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) today (Monday) welcomes the Government's re-appointment of Mr Pius Cheng Kai-wah, a qualified solicitor, as an Executive Director of the URA, for another term of one year effective 1 January 2017. 

"Mr Cheng has a profound knowledge and expertise in urban renewal, as the Executive Director of the URA, he made invaluable contribution on the policy formulation and execution of URA's initiatives and administering affairs of the Authority.  He also played a pivotal role in devising the implementation details for a number of initiatives and development projects, including the "Smart Tender" building rehabilitation facilitating services and the residential development at Kai Tak," said the Chairman of the URA, Mr Victor So Hing-woh. 

Mr Cheng first joined the URA in 2002 as a legal counsel, taking an active part in laying a solid foundation for the URA when it was set up in 2001.  He then served as the Director for Legal Services and Director for Corporate and Legal Services between 2007 and 2013.  He has been appointed as an Executive Director of URA since 2014. 

On his re-appointment as an Executive Director, Mr Cheng said he was very honoured by the Government's re-appointment giving him the opportunity to continue his service for the community. 

Mr Cheng said: "I look forward to working closely with the URA Board, the URA management, all staff members, the Government, the Legislative and District Councils, and all other stakeholders, in advancing urban renewal for the benefit of our community."