Judges (MEMSI 2024)
Chris Au Young
General Manager, Innovation and Data Insights, AAHK
Mr Au Young is the General Manager of Airport Authority Hong Kong driving smart airport development for HKIA. He is a former Board Member of the Zhuhai Airport Management Company, a member of the Expert Review Panel in Logistics & Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre of HK and a representative of HKIA in the Airport Council International World IT Standing Committee.
He has over 25 years of experience in the aviation business, technology and consulting sectors. He leads a number of innovation and digital initiatives to shape the future travel experience and achieve operational excellence at HKIA. Two of the innovative projects where he has been involved are the “HKG My Flight” mobile app and MyTAG, which have received several awards in recent years.
Senior Manager, Entrepreneurship , HKSTP
Manager, Entrepreneurship, HKSTP
Executive Director, Finance, Airport Authority Hong Kong
Julian is the Executive Director, Finance, the de facto CFO, of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (“AA”). He is responsible for the Finance Division, leading the financial Accounting Department and Treasury Department to formulate strategies for the AA’s financial affairs, and also oversee the operations of the Procurement and Legal Departments.
Prior to joining the AA, Julian was a Managing Director of Everbright Sun Hung Kai Co. Ltd. Julian also served at Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd. and Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Ltd. in senior management positions. Julian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.