03 July 2023
香港工程師學會委任新秘書長 The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers Appoints New Chief Executive and Secretary

(香港,2023年7月3日) 香港工程師學會 (學會) 宣布,薛永恒工程師於2023年7月1日起出任學會秘書長,接替即將於2023年7月25日離任的韓志強工程師。

 

學會會長李志康博士、工程師表示:「薛永恒工程師在工程專業及公共行政方面均擁有豐富經驗,曾出任多個政府部門要職,包括機電工程署署長及創新及科技局局長等。我相信薛工程師能憑藉其在工程專業及行政管理上的豐富經驗,協助學會長遠發展,並帶領學會秘書處為會員提供多元化的優質服務,助會員發揮專業,貢獻社會。」

 

另外,李會長讚揚韓志強工程師,在任3年以來,為學會貢獻良多:「韓工程師自2020年加入學會服務至今,對業界富有熱誠,以豐富的行政和機構管理經驗,帶領學會秘書處依照策略性專業維新路綫圖改革,積極為會員提供更好的專業服務,在學會發展上發揮重要的領導角色。尤其在疫情期間,韓工程師領導秘書處一一應付學會面對前所未有的挑戰、加強韌性,為學會未來可持續發展和進步作好準備。韓工程師所作出努力獲得肯定和高度評價。我祝願韓工程師展開愉快生活的新一頁。」

 

學會會秉持以持續發揮優質工程專業的宗旨,致力促進工程界知識與理念的交流,提升工程師的地位及聲望,助會員發展事業、服務社會。

 

薛永恒工程師簡歷

 

薛永恒工程師畢業於前香港理工學院(即現時的香港理工大學),獲頒電機系院士學位,其後獲選為香港理工大學傑出校友。他亦持有香港中文大學工商管理碩士學位,並曾於中國人民大學攻讀博士學位,主修國際關係。薛工程師還曾在澳大利亞紐卡斯爾大學攻讀工商管理博士學位,並畢業於哈佛商學院的綜合管理課程。

 

薛工程師於1984年加入政府任職助理機電工程師,在2017年至2020年擔任機電工程署署長,其後出任創新及科技局局長至2022年。他獲香港特區政府頒授金紫荊星章,以表揚他對社會的傑出貢獻,他亦被香港特區政府委任為太平紳士。薛永恆工程師是香港工程師學會資深會員,並曾擔任學會生物醫學分部主席及核子科學分部的秘書。

  

 

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(3 July 2023, Hong Kong) The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) announced the appointment of Ir Sit Wing-hang as the Chief Executive and Secretary of the HKIE effective 1 July 2023 to succeed Ir Hon Chi-keung, who will leave office on 25 July 2023.  

 

President Ir Dr Barry C H Lee said, “Ir Sit Wing-hang has extensive experience in the engineering profession and public administration. During his engineering career, he served in various senior positions in the Government, such as Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services and later on as the Secretary for Innovation and Technology. I firmly believe that Ir Sit will be able to discharge the duties of the Chief Executive and Secretary with his outstanding leadership skills and management experience to support the long-term development of the HKIE, and lead the Secretariat in providing a broad range of quality services to members to assist them in professional development and contributing to society.”

 

Ir Dr Lee also extended his gratitude and appreciation to Ir Hon for his dedicated service and remarkable contributions to the Institution over the past 3 years. He said, “Ir Hon joined the HKIE Secretariat since 2020. During his tenure as the Chief Executive and Secretary, Ir Hon has demonstrated his dedication and profound management skills in leading the Secretariat in providing quality and professional services to members and in the development of the Institution according to the “Time to Change” Roadmap. Especially during the pandemic when the Institution had to respond to unprecedented situations, Ir Hon has led the dedicated team of the Secretariat to overcome challenges and leap forward to build resilience for sustainable development and achieve further growth. I wish him all the best after the completion of his work with the Institution.”

 

The HKIE will continue its vision to sustain excellence in the engineering profession. We aim to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas, raise the standing and visibility of engineers, and assist members in developing their careers and play their full role in contributing to society.

 

Profile of Ir Sit Wing-hang

 

Ir Sit graduated from the former The Hong Kong Polytechnic (renamed as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) with the Associateship in Electrical Engineering. He was subsequently elected by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as one of its Outstanding Alumni. Ir Sit also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and has studied for a PhD at The Renmin University of China , with a focus on international relations. Ir Sit has also studied for a doctorate in Business Administration at The University of Newcastle, Australia and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s General Management Programme.

 

Ir Sit joined the Government as Assistant Electrical and Mechanical Engineer in 1984. He was the Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services from 2017 to 2020. He was the Secretary for Innovation and Technology until 2022. He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government for his distinguished services to the community and appointed by it as a Justice of the Peace. Ir Sit is a Fellow of the HKIE and has served as the Chairman of its Biomedical Division and Secretary of its Nuclear Division.

 

 

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The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

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