Samuel Kwong

Group Sustainable Development Manager, John Swire & Sons (HK)

Samuel Kwong is responsible for matters relating to sustainability including environmental protection, workplace conditions, and community investment & partnership initiatives in Swire. He joined Swire in 2005 to establish the sustainability team in Swire Beverages, a strategy bottling partner of The Coca-Cola Company, and represented Swire on the Coca-Cola Environment & Safety Council. He is now leading Swire’s committees and working groups in developing group strategies and facilitating best practice sharing on various sustainability issues including energy efficiency, environment, occupational safety and supply chain sustainability. Mr Kwong is active in the professional arena and is currently the Vice Chairman of the South China Environmental and Safety Management Association and the Chairman of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management Hong Kong.

Prior to joining Swire, Mr Kwong has been with the railway company in developing the West Rail and Kowloon South Link and with the consultancy specializing in environmental management system implementation and auditing.  He is a Principal Environmental Auditor and a Lead EMS Auditor under the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, Chartered Engineer under the Engineering Society UK, Chartered Water and Environment Manager and a Certified Monitoring and Verification Professional under the Association of Energy Engineers.

Mr Kwong is a Civil Engineer by training and has a Bachelor of Engineer degree and a Master of Philosophy degree from The University of Hong Kong, a Master of Science degree from ENTPE, France, a Master of Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Laws from The University of London.