Theresa Yeung, East Asia Cities Leader

Theresa Yeung


  • East Asia Cities, Planning and Design Leader

A member of Arup’s East Asia Board, Theresa heads the firm’s planning business across the region and is the East Asia Cities, Planning and Design leader.

She is a visionary leader who brings together planners, urban designers, sustainable development experts, traffic consultants and environmental specialists to create Smart Green Resilient urban spaces.

Theresa is passionate to engage the public in the planning and design process, shaping inclusive, welcome developments. She also chairs Arup’s community engagement programme in East Asia, bringing our professional skills to make a real difference in communities where we work. In recent years, she has spoken widely, sharing her experience and inspiring more young women to join the industry and advance to leadership roles.

Theresa sits on a number of important statutory bodies and plays a key role in the planning industry, influencing from policy level. Theresa currently serves as Vice President of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, and is a Member of the Antiquities Advisory Board, Member of the Corruption Prevention Advisory Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Member of Appeal Panel (Estate Agents Ordinance). Theresa is also an Elected Member for Supervisory Board of the Hong Kong Housing Society, Board Member of the Planners Registration Board, Director of Professional Green Building Council, and Advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation.