Christine Kung-wai Loh

Chief Development Strategist, Institute for the Environment

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Professor Christine Loh, SBS, JP, OBE, is the Chief Development Strategist at the Institute for the Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

Previously, she held the position of Special Consultant to the Office of the Chief Executive of the HKSAR Government on the ecological civilization aspects of the Greater Bay Area Outline Development Plan (2019-2020). She was Under Secretary for the Environment in the HKSAR Government (2012-2017) and a Member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council (1992-97 and 1998-2000). Earlier, she spent 14 years in the private commercial sector in commodities trading. She founded and was the CEO of Civic Exchange, an independent non-profit public policy think tank (2000-2012).As an enthusiastic advocate in environmental conversation, Prof. Loh is currently the Director of New Forests Pty Limited, Towngas Smart Energy Company Limited, CDP Worldwide, and Global Maritime Forum. She is also a Founding Advisor to Hong Kong Green Finance Association.