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Speaking at Day 1 

Cities and Health - Governmental and institutional roles in building resilient communities

Mee Kam NG
Associate Director, Institute of Future Cities, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Mee Kam Ng is Vice-Chairman of the Department of Geography and Resource Management, the Director of the Urban Studies Programme, Associate Director of the Institute of Future Cities and the Hong Kong Institute of Asian Pacific Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners and academic advisor of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design. She was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Science in 2016. She has completed over 20 research projects and published widely on planning, governance and sustainability issues in Pacific Asia. Her publications have earned her six Hong Kong Institute of Planners’ Awards and the 2015 Association of European Schools of Planning Best Published Paper Award. She has been consultant to the United Nations, the European Union and the Municipal Government of Shenzhen. She is an associate editor the Royal Town Planning Institute’s academic journal, Planning Theory and Practice as well as an associate editor of ARI-Springer Asia Book Series (Cities section). She also serves as a member of the editorial board of Town Planning Review, DisP—The Planning Review and City, Culture and Society, and Business Strategy and the Environment.