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I've the energy for the job, says new arts hub chief

Newly appointed arts hub chief Michael Lynch greeted the media for the first time yesterday, asking people to ignore his age - and the cane he was leaning on - and to insist that he has the energy to drive a HK$21 billion project.

Saturday, 28 May, 2011, 12:00am

Ex-head of arts hub sorry for abrupt exit

Graham Sheffield (pictured) has apologised for causing 'concern and controversy' over his abrupt departure from the West Kowloon Cultural District project and swift re-emergence as an arts executive in Britain.

12 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Sheffield looks in clear over job row

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority's lawyers are looking into the contract of former chief executive Graham Sheffield, but it appears little can be done about him accepting another job in Britain.

2 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Transparency needed on Sheffield's departure

The government says it is eager to get on with the West Kowloon Cultural District project - as it should be after 12 years of talk and planning and not much motion. In a recent commentary in this newspaper, board chairman and Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen added urgency, relating public opinion that there should be 'no more dithering' and that it was time to move 'full steam ahead'.

2 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Fury at former cultural district chief

The board and senior staff of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority were furious to learn, via the internet, of former chief executive Graham Sheffield's appointment to a senior position by the British Council.

1 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Ex-arts hub chief's contract to be reviewed

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority will re-examine the contract of Graham Sheffield to see if the former chief executive breached any conditions as he takes up a senior position at the British Council just a month after resigning.

28 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Fewer candidates chase top arts hub job

The renewed global job hunt for a chief executive for the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority has produced more than 35 candidates so far, at least 16 fewer than the previous exercise, according to board member Sin Chung-kai.

7 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Arts hub needs a new chief fast, but don't rush it

Graham Sheffield's sudden resignation as chief executive of the West Kowloon Cultural District comes at an inauspicious time, with the HK$21.6 billion project just about to make its big leap forward.

8 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Sudden exit of arts hub chief may delay project

Arts development experts fear the opening of the trouble-plagued West Kowloon Cultural District could be delayed for at least year as a result of the sudden resignation of its chief executive officer, Graham Sheffield.

8 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Lawmakers seek arts hub financing details

The West Kowloon arts hub authority is being urged to disclose financial details behind the three development plans proposed by worldrenowned architects to enable the public to make an informed decision in selecting their favoured scheme.

21 Sep 2010 - 12:00am