Adi Lau | Operations Director
MTR Corporation | Hong Kong

Adi Lau, Operations Director, MTR Corporation

Adi Lau Tin-shing has been the Operations Director and a Member of the Executive Directorate since 1 May 2016.  He is responsible for overseeing the Company’s railway operations in Hong Kong. Mr Lau joined the Company in 1982 and had held various management positions related to the design, construction, operations and maintenance of the Company’s railway system in Hong Kong and the Company’s rail businesses in the Mainland of China. He took up the position of Chief of Operating in October 2011 and was appointed as the Deputy Director-Operating between August 2013 and April 2016. 

Mr Lau is a chartered engineer, a corporate member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in the United Kingdom and a fellow of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.  He is also a chartered fellow of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong.  Mr Lau holds a Bachelor of Science (Honour) degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Hong Kong and an MBA degree from the University of Michigan in the United States of America, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme of INSEAD. He is the President of the China Hong Kong Railway Institution and the Chairman of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) Asia Pacific Urban Rail Platform. Mr Lau is the chairman of the board of Ngong Ping 360 Limited and is also a director of some of the members of the Company’s grou


Day Two @ 09:30

Keynote Panel: Towards long-term sustainability of railway operations

  •     How can modern metros ensure financial sustainability and sufficient funds for asset upgrade and renewal?
  •     As labour costs increase, how can rail operators offset rising costs with revenue growth and increased productivity?
  •     How can rail authorities and operators work more closely together in ensuring long-term financial and quality sustainability?
  •     Building ‘liveable’ communities: Building railways that connect with and complement the urban development of a city 

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