Ir. Andrew Young
Ir Andrew Young has over 34 years of executive experience in senior positions including Director of Partnership Development for the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Chief Commercial Officer of Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation. He is now Associate Director (Innovation) for Sino Land Company Ltd with responsibility to explore and identify innovations and technologies for application in the group and explore investment opportunities in technology ventures.
He has developed closely knitted and professional working relationships with leading and renowned institutions and innovation nodes in Hong Kong and around the World including Imperial College, University of Oxford, University of Waterloo, Stanford University, etc. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of HKIE, a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institutions of Engineers Australia, an Adjunct Professor with the HKUST and an advisor to Hamlyn Centre of Imperial College London as Chairman of the Translation Advisory Panel. He is a member of the Knowledge Transfer Committee of CityU; serves on the Departmental Advisory Committee of the School of Optometry and Dept of Mechanical Engineering of PolyU; and Dept of Electronics Engineering of CityU. He also sits on various committee in leading commerce and industry associations and is active within the startup and VC community.