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HKA: NEC ECC HK edition briefing session

Event organised by ICE

24 April 2024
18:00 - 20:00 HKT (GMT+8)

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The Development Bureau has launched the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) Hong Kong edition which represents a new chapter of collaborative construction in Hong Kong fuelled by innovation and technology. This edition takes full advantage of the features of the standard contract while adapting it to suit local legislation, procurement practices and dispute resolution. 

Topics to be covered in the webinar:

  • From adoption to adaptation: an overview of NEC ECC HK edition
  • NEC ECC and NEC ECC HK edition compared – key differences


  • Registration will be confirmed on a first-come-first-served basis, with priority given to ICE HKA members.
  • Only successful applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail.
  • Attendance certificates will be provided after 2 weeks of the event only if attendees attend the whole event.
  • The above is subject to change without prior notice

Technical Report Prize:

The event is designated by the HKA committee and is eligible for the Technical Report Prize. ICE HKA awards prizes to ICE members who reside in Hong Kong and prepare reports of a high standard on the caption technical event. Winners will be given a prize of HK$500.

For the eligibility and more information about the prize, please visit ICE website (ICE Hong Kong Awards | Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)). Submit your report and below info to [email protected] by 23 May 2024 and win the prize!


18:00 - 18:05


18:05 - 18:20

From adoption to adaption: an overview of NEC ECC HK edition

18:20 - 19:35

NEC ECC and NEC ECC HK edition compared – key differences

19:35 - 19:45


19:45 - 20:00



Joyce Li

Joyce Li

Development Bureau, HKSARG

assistant secretary (works policies)

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Joyce Li

Joyce Li is the assistant secretary (Works Policies) with the Development Bureau. She provides contract advisory support to works departments and formulates government procurement policies on construction works contracts. She coordinates the implementation of NEC in public works contracts and the development of the Hong Kong version of NEC suite.

Tim Knee-Robinson

Tim Knee-Robinson

TKR Consultancy Ltd


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Tim Knee-Robinson

Tim is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 30 years of project experience across a wide range of sectors including civil engineering, highway infrastructure, waste water, energy and building; working for contractors, clients and consultants. Within the building sector his experience includes government, education, cultural, industrial, office and research facilities.

Tim is acknowledged as a leading NEC specialist with over 20 years of experience in drafting, procuring and managing numerous NEC contracts. This includes acting as the ECC project manager / supervisor or equivalent and providing NEC consultancy services and training on more than 400 NEC procured projects in the UK and Hong Kong, including acting as a contract adviser.

Tim was a key member of the NEC4 drafting team including being the project lead drafting all the NEC4 user guides (24 no. books), drafting key elements of the ECC (upon which all other NEC4 contracts were based) and preparing the NEC4 accreditation training materials. He subsequently drafted the NEC4 user guides for the Facilities Management Contract and Alliance Contract.

Tim has recently completed drafting the Hong Kong edition of the ECC (published in July 2023) and is currently working with the Hong Kong Development Bureau, drafting the Hong Kong editions of the NEC TSC and PSC and related use guides. He has provided advice and training on a number of NEC procured projects in Hong Kong over the last 15 years including being the NEC Adviser on DSD's Fuk Man Road nullah pilot project and advising CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd on their 132kVa substation programme since 2011.

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Crystal Fung

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