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The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) is pleased to announce the installation of Ir Aaron BOK Kwok Ming as the 48th President for Session 2022/2023 at the HKIE’s 47th Annual General Meeting on 24 August 2022.


As HKIE Fellow, Ir BOK was elected as Vice President of the HKIE in 2019 and was further elected as Senior Vice President in 2021. Other than serving as a member of the Executive and the Council, he has held a number of leading positions in various Boards, Committees and Task Forces, making significant contributions to the development of the Institution and the advancement of the engineering industry in Hong Kong.


Ir BOK graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering in 1983. Ir BOK is a Registered Professional Engineer in Civil Discipline and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation.


Ir BOK started his engineering career with the government in the early 80s and has served different departments and bureau including Water Supplies Department, Transport Department, Highways Department, Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) and Development Bureau over his 37 years’ services. Before retirement in January 2021, he was the Head of Civil Engineering Office of CEDD. Ir BOK has wide experience on traffic and transport planning, new town development, policy formulation, major reclamations and planning, design and project management of major infrastructures projects, including the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Central – Wan Chai Bypass and IEC Link, and the construction of quarantine units that help combat COVID-19, etc.  The success of infrastructure projects brings beneficial changes to citizens’ daily life. Ir BOK has returned to the CEDD to serve the Health Projects Unit as Project Team Leader in March 2022.


Ir BOK has been actively serving the engineering profession, staff union and community affairs. He is now the Honorary President of the HKSAR Government Civil Engineers Association. He is also a Director of the Engineering Forum, a Board member of Engineers Registration Board as well as the School Managers of three schools.  He has been an Election Committee (EC) Member (Engineering Subsector) from 2000 to 2006 and was elected as an EC Member (Engineering Subsector) again in 2021.


In his term of presidency, Ir BOK is committed to boost professionalism by enhancing the visibility of the Institution and improving the image of the engineering profession. He is keen to engage members to help craft the Institution’s future and nurture the younger generations to arouse their interest in joining the profession.


Ir BOK delivered a speech in his inauguration at the AGM and you may refer to it at here.


The Secretariat

The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

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