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ICE President’s visit to Hong Kong 2022: meet the President

Event organised by ICE

07 October 2022

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Recent studies showing that the industry is often extremely wasteful in the work it does, not just in monetary terms, but in wasted human capital, materials, tools and machinery, time, energy, social capital, land, and ecosystems, as well as information and data.

Ed will share insights on why improving productivity in the industry is crucial to address the key challenges of today, including climate change. Ed will share contemporary examples of efficiency challenges across the globe.

This session gives ICE Hong Kong members a chance to ask the ICE President his views on what’s in store for the future, how ICE can help meet industry challenges, and what can civil engineers do to improve infrastructure productivity?

  • Registration will be confirmed on a first-come-first-served basis and priority will be given to ICE Members.
  • Only successful applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail.
  • The above is subject to change without prior notice


Ed McCann

Ed McCann

Expedition Engineering

Senior Director

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Ed McCann

Ed is an experienced project director and is the Immediate Past President of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He was fundamental in growing Expedition from a startup to Building Magazine’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2012. As a senior director at Expedition, Ed provides invaluable leadership and experience to our organisation.

He is technical, an excellent communicator, enthusiastic, and has a deep understanding of the construction process. He is particularly skilled in strategic consultancy, feasibility studies, and design.

Ed’s career has taken him to lead projects all over the world. He was the project director for the multi award-winning Infinity Bridge and the Olympic 2012 Velodrome. Environmental factors and efficiency are drivers for Ed’s current projects that see him work with infrastructure clients to improve processes and implement new technologies. Projects include creating and delivering a productivity workstream for HS2, designing the Rolls-Royce SMR Program Site Factory for BAM Nuttall, and helping develop the Berkeley Homes modular housing system.

Ed is a founder trustee and trustee board member, former chair of the USL Board.

He is passionate about developing talent in the industry with quality training and education, a passion that led him to become the co-creator of the Constructionarium. This non profit organisation delivers education and training to students and professionals across the built environment sector. He is also co-founder of the Get It Right Initiative which aims to reduce errors in the industry.

As a respected thought leader, Ed is often invited to speak at various events, write articles, and deliver lectures, and has also made television programmes on civil engineering.

For more information please contact:

Crystal Fung