Tai Kwun

Heritage Working Group

To prepare for the opening of the Central Police Station compound, two voluntary working groups of experts, the Heritage Working Group and the Art Working Group, have been set up.

The Heritage Working Group assists The Jockey Club CPS Limited in provides comments and suggestions on proposed programmes, and offers expert advice on the content of the heritage programmes.


(In alphabetical order of last names)


Dr LEE is the Head of the Division of Architectural Conservation Programmes (ACP) in the Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong. Besides being a well-published academic, he is also an experienced practitioner in built-heritage conservation, having been appointed by government agencies in Hong Kong, Mainland China and overseas as an advisor or a consultant in conservation projects. He is the Founding Vice-President of The Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists, an Associate Member of The Hong Kong Institute of Architects, and an Honorary Affiliate Member of the American Institute of Architects (Hong Kong Chapter).

Surveyor by profession, Mrs BROOKE has been advocating developments in heritage conservation and sustainable built environment, serving a number of bodies, including the Heritage Hong Kong Foundation Limited, the Harbourfront Commission and its Task Forces on Hong Kong Island and Kai Tak. Mrs BROOKE is Chief Executive Officer of Professional Property Services Limited.

Mr CHAN is an active supporter for heritage conservation in the local community. He was appointed as a Justice of the Peace in 2000 and was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star Medal in 2012 for his community services over the years. Mr CHAN is Chairman of the Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage, Member of the Antiquities Advisory Board and the Intangible Culture Heritage Advisory Committee.

Town Planner by profession, Mr LAM is an active supporter for heritage conservation and cultural development. He serves on a number of government advisory committees, including as Chairman of the Antiquities Advisory Board and Board Member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority.

Mr LEE retired from the office of Commissioner of Police in 2007 after 34 years of distinguished service, including several years at the former Central Police Station. Mr LEE was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star Medal in 2007 for his outstanding public service. He is now Executive Director for the Hong Kong Institute for Public Administration.

Received her Master in Conservation from the University of York in the United Kingdom and Master in Architecture from the Tsinghua University in Beijing, Ms SIU is an experienced museum curator and specialised in heritage conservation. Ms SIU is currently the Executive Secretary of the Antiquities and Monuments Office and has been serving as an adjunct associate professor of the History Department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2000, teaching a course on the antiquities and monuments of Hong Kong.

Dr TING is a well-known expert in Hong Kong history, retired from the office of Chief Curator of the Hong Kong Museum of History in 2007. He is serving on numerous boards and committees, such as the Antiquities Advisory Board, the Council of the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust, the Intangible Culture Heritage Advisory Committee. Dr TING is Adjunct Professor of the Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Director of CPS
Head of Heritage