Gary Chou

  • Scholarship in 1991 at Imperial College London

Gary is a Chartered Engineer (CEng, MIStructE, 1994) with 30+ years of experience in Hong Kong and overseas, in the fields of engineering design, research, construction supervision, design & build projects, value-engineering and project management. He is a Registered Structural Engineer (RSE, 2008) with the Buildings Department, and is conversant with the statutory processes of design submission and approval for building works. Gary sits in several committees including the Buildings Department Technical Committee for the Code of Practice for Structural Use of Concrete and the HKGBC Steering Committee for Green Architectural Design and Construction Management Guide.

Gary received his early design training from BuroHappold Engineering in England under Dr Mike Cook, and became very interested in structural steel design. In 1991, he obtained the Croucher Foundation Scholarship for his MSc in Structural Steel Design (Distinction) at the Imperial College, London. A year later, he embarked on his PhD research under Prof JC Chapman also at the Imperial College. He was awarded the Armstrong Medal & Prize in 1998 for his research work, noting the Armstrong Medal is open to PhD students in all engineering departments.


Currently General Manager (Technical) at Chun Wo Construction Holdings Co Ltd, Gary heads up the Technical Department, providing services including technical advisory, design review, temporary works design and coordination to Projects during construction phase.

In addition, Gary is the Technical Secretary of the Innovation Committee in Chun Wo with special focus on forging collaborative research opportunities with the academia in Hong Kong.