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Ir Albert Lai (traditional Chinese: 黎廣德; simplified Chinese: 黎广德; Jyutping: lai4 gwong2-dak1) is the CEO of , a social business in carbon strategy and sustainability innovation. He is the founding chairman of The Professional Commons, an independent public policy think-tank and the , as well as founding Vice-Chairman of the Civic Party. He also served as a member of the Commission on Strategic Development, and a member of the Strategy Sub-Committee, Council for Sustainable Development, Hong Kong SAR Government.

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  • Ir Albert Lai (traditional Chinese: 黎廣德; simplified Chinese: 黎广德; Jyutping: lai4 gwong2-dak1) is the CEO of , a social business in carbon strategy and sustainability innovation. He is the founding chairman of The Professional Commons, an independent public policy think-tank and the , as well as founding Vice-Chairman of the Civic Party. He also served as a member of the Commission on Strategic Development, and a member of the Strategy Sub-Committee, Council for Sustainable Development, Hong Kong SAR Government.
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  • Ir Albert Lai (traditional Chinese: 黎廣德; simplified Chinese: 黎广德; Jyutping: lai4 gwong2-dak1) is the CEO of , a social business in carbon strategy and sustainability innovation. He is the founding chairman of The Professional Commons, an independent public policy think-tank and the , as well as founding Vice-Chairman of the Civic Party. He also served as a member of the Commission on Strategic Development, and a member of the Strategy Sub-Committee, Council for Sustainable Development, Hong Kong SAR Government. Lai has played an active role in the engineering sector and in the environmental movement for over thirty years. Having led the Hong Kong NGO delegation to the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002, he has taken a leading role in advocating the implementation of sustainable development strategies in Hong Kong. He is a primary mover in a range of civil society initiatives in the fields of environmental protection, urban planning, heritage conservation, poverty alleviation and sustainability reporting. He also led the Hong Kong NGO Delegation to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali in 2007, in Copenhagen in 2009 and in Paris in 2015. Lai is a chartered engineer and a Fellow of the UK Institution of Civil Engineers. He co-founded the China Water Company, an infrastructure investment firm backed by international investors, in 1996 and served as its Managing Director until 2004. Lai received a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) degree in 1980 and a Master of Social Science degree in Urban Studies in 1984 from the University of Hong Kong.
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