Lucy Kwan

Lucy Kwan

Lucy M.S. Kwan is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong. She was lead researcher on “Poor Housing Conditions in Hong Kong” 2008-2012, commissioned by the late Sir David Akers-Jones. She founded The Tanner Hill Workshop, which operates a cross-media platform www.talkrainbow.com for Hong Kong people across the globe to share their ideas for personal and societal advancement. She has also served on the Management Committee of the Boys' & Girls' Club Association for two decades and on the Innovation & Technology Committee of the Hong Kong Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs Association. She holds a BA in maths (1st-class honours) from the University of Hong Kong, and an MSc in statistics...

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Opinion | Hong Kong policy address: why the gap between elite and public opinion on the blueprint?

There was much to like in Carrie Lam’s latest policy address, but the difference between its elite and mass reception demands attention. Implementation will be key as the city government tries to balance national goals with meeting the needs of everyday Hongkongers.

There was much to like in Carrie Lam’s latest policy address, but the difference between its elite and mass reception demands attention. Implementation will be key as the city government tries to balance national goals with meeting the needs of everyday Hongkongers.

12 Oct 2021 - 9:15AM
Opinion | How to realise Beijing’s vision for a more liveable Hong Kong

With good zoning and planning, the northern New Territories can be reinvented as highly liveable areas with good work opportunities. Hong Kong could then bid farewell to its infamous cage homes and subdivided flats.

With good zoning and planning, the northern New Territories can be reinvented as highly liveable areas with good work opportunities. Hong Kong could then bid farewell to its infamous cage homes and subdivided flats.

29 Jul 2021 - 6:45AM
Opinion | How developing a Zhuhai island could give Hong Kong all the land it needs for housing and business

Moving the facilities on brownfields to land reclaimed west of Guishan Island would give the New Territories a much-needed facelift, while freeing up space to create a new business district, helping to balance and revitalise all of Hong Kong.

Moving the facilities on brownfields to land reclaimed west of Guishan Island would give the New Territories a much-needed facelift, while freeing up space to create a new business district, helping to balance and revitalise all of Hong Kong.

12 Nov 2020 - 1:29PM
Opinion | A business district in Hong Kong’s rural north is the answer to its quest for land and development

A second business hub would not only complement the plan for housing, but also create jobs, add value for property owners, ease congestion in the city’s south, and strengthen economic links with the rest of the Greater Bay Area.

A second business hub would not only complement the plan for housing, but also create jobs, add value for property owners, ease congestion in the city’s south, and strengthen economic links with the rest of the Greater Bay Area.

16 Jan 2019 - 12:41PM
Hong Kong is starved of usable land, and New Territories North offers real hope

Hong Kong’s chronic land shortage is at the root of most of its socio-economic problems, meaning development of New Territories North is essential for more than just housing.

Hong Kong’s chronic land shortage is at the root of most of its socio-economic problems, meaning development of New Territories North is essential for more than just housing.

14 Oct 2018 - 7:47PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM