Angel Ng 伍潔瑩

  • Scholarship in 2003 at Durham University

Angel Ng is a Lecturer in the Department of Geography and Resource Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a Chartered Geologist and Chartered Geographer with over 20 years’ of research and consultancy experience in geohazards and geoenvironmental risk assessment, geotechnical appraisal for site developments and infrastructure projects from feasibility through planning, investigation, design and construction stages. Angel was a Senior Geologist / Geomorphologist, a team leader in Engineering Geology and a Resident Engineer (Geotechnical) at Arup.

In 2003, Angel was awarded the Croucher Foundation Scholarship to pursue a PhD in her most favourite landslide research at the International Landslide Centre at Durham University, UK. Her PhD research provides in-depth understanding of the complexities of landslide processes in weathered materials, through integrating geotechnical knowledge and techniques into process geomorphology.

Upon completion of her PhD in 2007, Angel joined Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd. Since then she has been involved in a variety of geomorphology and engineering geology related projects, doing what she loves to contribute back to Hong Kong. In 2013-2017, she was also appointed as a part-time lecturer at the University of Hong Kong, in both Department of Geography and Department of Earth Sciences. In 2017-2021, Angel was based in the Arup London office providing specialist geohazards assessment in a variety of site-specific to national scale development and infrastructure projects. Her project study areas covered East Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United Kingdom.

In leisure time, Angel enjoys hiking, travel, Yoga, personal development activities, cooking and photography. 


Angel is moving on from a professional consultancy career to the academia since late October 2023. She would like to share her international practical working experience to her students in physical geography, geomorphology and natural hazards. She also has been happily serving as a Mentor since 2013 to the present for the HKU Mentorship Programme.