Chief Research Officer, Civic Exchange Hong Kong
Simon Ng is the Chief Research Officer of Civic Exchange, an independent public policy think tank based in Hong Kong. Simon has collaborated with Civic Exchange since 2001, and worked full-time as a Project Manager between 2003 and 2005. After a six-year stint at the Institute for the Environment of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Simon rejoined Civic Exchange in 2012 as Head of Transport and Sustainability Research. Simon’s major research areas include sustainable transportation, liveable cities, air quality management, energy issues, and local community planning. He is known for his work on ship emissions inventory and control policy in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta.
In recent years, Simon works closely with the government, the business sector, professionals, and civil society groups for improving walkability in Hong Kong. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong. Simon also serves as an expert member for the regional environmentally sustainable transport forum of the United Nations Center for Regional Development since 2006.