Francis Neoton Cheung

Francis Neoton Cheung is an urban development expert with a proven track record of holding public positions and handling large-scale public infrastructure projects in Hong Kong and different parts of mainland China.

Cheung read architecture and urban design and graduated with distinctions at the University of Hong Kong. Upon graduation, he went into private practice as an architect and property development consultant. Since 1983, he has won numerous international design awards and competitions, including Taiwan Cheng Kung University’s Outstanding Architectural Talents Award and the Zhuhai Aerotropolis Urban Design International Competition. As a property developer in his own right, Cheung has developed various commercial and residential projects in Hong Kong, Guangdong Province and northern China.

Between 1992 and 1997, Cheung was appointed by different airport authorities to oversee airport projects in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Zhuhai, with positions including member of the Consultative Committee on the New Airport and Related Projects, which was jointly appointed by the British and Chinese governments.

Among the public bodies Cheung served on over the years include: the first Election Committee of the Hong Kong SAR, Buildings and Lands Advisory Committee, Town Planning Appeal Board and the Housing Authority Building Committee. As the founder and convenor of the Central-Wanchai Reclamation Study Group, Cheung was also one of the first activists advocating minimizing reclamation within the Victoria Harbour.

Cheung also holds a master’s degree in Science in Management Research Studies from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he is currently a Doctor of Business Administration candidate. Between 1985 and 1999, Cheung held different positions at the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, from council member to honorary treasury and honorary secretary to vice president. He is currently a member of the Institute.

Cheung is the founder and chairman of Neodimensions Group, which comprises several companies respectively involved in property development, IT, health management and “life culture”, which involves redefining the columbarium industry.

張量童是一位城市發展專家,過去曾出任多項公職,參與策劃香港和內地多項大型公共基建項目。

張氏早年於香港大學修讀建築和城市設計,並以優異成績畢業;其後以建築師及物業發展顧問身份開始私人執業。自1983年起,他曾屢獲多個國際設計獎項殊榮,其中包括台灣成功大學的「建築優秀人才獎」和珠海航空城市設計國際比賽第一名。作為一名房地產開發商,張氏曾在香港、廣東省、天津及哈爾濱參與多個商業和住宅發展項目。

在1992年至1997年間,張氏曾應香港、深圳及珠海的政府邀請出任特邀顧問﹑諮詢委員會委員或機場項目領導小組成員,協助規劃當地的機場發展項目,當中包括由英國與中國兩國政府共同委任的香港新機場及其有關工程諮詢委員會委員。

張氏一直盡心投入公共事務,曾獲選為香港特區第一屆選舉委員會委員、香港土地及建設諮詢委員會,以及被委任為城市規劃上訴委員會委員和香港房屋委員會建築小組成員。作為中環及灣仔填海計劃研究組的創始人和召集人,張氏亦是倡導減少填海、保護維港的先鋒之一。

張氏擁有香港理工大學科學管理研究碩士學位,目前在理大繼續攻研工商管理博士。在1985至1998年間,他曾在香港建築師學會出任過多個職務,包括理事會成員、義務司庫、秘書長以及副會長。現時他是香港建築師學會會員。

張氏是香港長城創域集團的創始人及主席。該集團業務範疇包括房地產開發、資訊科技、健康管理,以及重塑靈灰安置所行業的「生命文化」事業。