Internet of Things Industry Advisory Council



Established in 2013, the Hong Kong Internet of Things Industry Advisory Council brings like-minded companies under the auspices of GS1 Hong Kong together to promote IoT adoption in Hong Kong, uplift competiveness of local companies and create an IoT ecosystem in Hong Kong. 


Promote the development and adoptions of Internet of Things innovations in Hong Kong.

  1. Provide strategic direction to GS1 HK on key IoT related initiatives.
  2. Serve as industry ambassadors to jointly promote IoT adoptions & key programs.
  3. Advise the HKSAR Government the direction for IoT development.
  4. Establish linkages with Mainland and international IoT related bodies and organizations for technology exchanges.

Major Achievements

Since its inception, the Council has been focusing on three key areas including the development of the IoT Maturity Model, Hong Kong IoT Awards, Hong Kong ICT Awards – Best Smart Hong Kong Award , Hong Kong ICT Awards - Smart Mobility Award and IoT-related trends likely to emerge in the foreseeable future. Council members have also devoted efforts in carrying out IoT Maturity Model trials and promoting the Awards.

The Council also actively made recommendations and responses to IoT-related developments in Hong Kong, e.g. Response on Report of Consultancy Study on Smart City Blueprint for Hong Kong, Positioning on Re-industrialisation, and advocated the development of IoT in Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area in various recommendation paper submitted to the Government. View more.

To foster knowledge exchange and collaborations among ICT industry players, the Council also provides advice on the topic and theme of GS1 HK’s annual Hong Kong Internet of Things Conference, as well as the invitation of  professional delegates.

Board Structure & Members

Comprised of ICT pioneers and industry players, the Council has over 50 board members up to date. The following members are invited as Honorary Advisors and Executive Committee members to contribute their industry and technology expertise on a two-year office tenure:

Honorary Advisors:

  • Ir Dr the Hon Wai Kwok Lo, SBS, MH, JP, Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • The Hon Charles Peter Mok, JP, Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Mr. Peter Yan, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited

Executive Committee Members for 2019-2021 terms of service: 

Name Company
Mr. Patrick Tsang Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Co. Ltd.
Vice President (Business) 
Name Company
Ir. Susanna Shen The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Towngas)
Vice President (Technology) 
Name Company
Mr. K.C. Fung Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Name Company
Ms. Lily Lai Airport Authority Hong Kong
Mr. Jonson Yue Avery Dennison
Mr. Ken Lee C & C Joint Printing Co. (HK) Ltd.
Mr. Nelson Chu Cisco Systems (HK) Ltd.
Mr. Kaiser Cheon Digital China Holdings Ltd.
Mr. Jackie Wong FlexSystem Ltd.
Mr. David Wong Fukui Shell Nucleus Factory
Mr. Steve Ng HKT
Ir. Peter Yeung Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Ms. Trish Blomfield Intel Semiconductor (US) LLC
Mr. Brian Chan Jebsen Group
Mr. Roger Tsang     Johnson Controls
Mr. Ernest Cheung Kerry Logistics Network Ltd.
Mr. Paul Tai Mainetti (HK) Ltd
Mr. Andrew Ling SAP
Mr. John Wong SP Infinite Technology Ltd.
Mr. Pascal Tse St. Teresa's Hospital
Dr. Venus Lun Sustainable Energy Limited
Dr. Toa Charm The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hon. Advisor
Name Company
Ir. Eric CHAN Hong Kong Cyberport Management Ltd.
Ir Dr Hon LO Wai-kwok, SBS, MH, JP Legislative Council of the HKSAR
Mr. Charles Peter MOK, JP Former Legislative Councillor of Legislative Council of the HKSAR

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