Structure of AIBE

AIBE is generally governed by two entities, the Council and the Senate.

The Council is the sponsor of AIBE, who represents the Board of Directors of Asian Institute of Built Environment Ltd. The Council is responsible for checking and ensuring that the whole Institute is healthy both legally and financially.

The Senate is the steering committee on academic issues, chaired by Ir Prof Andrew YT Leung. The Senate determines the directions of operation and growth of the whole Institute from an academic point of view, which are executed by Ir Dr Albert TP So and his colleagues.


Introduction of Senate

(in Alphabetical Order of Name)


Ir Dr Albert TP So, BSc(Eng), MPhil, PhD, CEng, FIMechE, FCIBSE, FSOE, FIPlantE, MIET, SMIEEE, MASHRAE, WELL AP, SMCMES, RPE, MHKIE, FHKAAST, APEC & EMP Engineer, the Director of AIBE, had been with the Department of Building & Construction, City University of Hong Kong for almost 20 years, developing new programmes in building services engineering and facility management from post-secondary to postgraduate levels. He had been a Director of Integrated Solutions of Johnson Controls (Asia) from 2008 to 2010. He has published over 300 academic papers and contributed to more than 10 books. His book, entitled "Intelligent Building Systems", published in 1999 and 2009, is still the unique of this nature around the world.  Ir Dr So published a book entitled “From Design to Operation: A Green 3-Platium Award Winning High Rise Hotel” with other two founders of AIBE in 2020.


Ir Professor Andrew YT Leung, MSc, PhD, DSc Aston, CEng, FRAeS, FRICS, MIStructE, MHKIE, Director and Chairman of the Senate of AIBE.


Ir Dr Eric WM Lee, BEng(Hons), PhD, MHKIE, RPE, MHKIPD, an expert in fire services, plumbing and drainage, is a member of the Senate.


Dr KC Wong, BSc, B Building, PhD, MRICS, MHKIS, an expert in real estate economics, is a member of the Senate.