Ir Andrew YoungAssociate Director (Innovation) at Sino Group

Ir Andrew Young has over 34 years of executive experience, including Director of Partnership Development for the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Chief Commercial Officer of Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation. As Associate Director (Innovation), he has overall responsibility to identify innovations and technologies for application in the Group and explore investment opportunities in technology ventures. He has developed professional working relationships with leading renowned institutions and innovation nodes around the World. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institutions of Engineers Australia, an Adjunct Professor with the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and an adviser to Hamlyn Centre of Imperial College London as Chairman of the Translation Advisory Panel. He is a member of Knowledge Transfer Committee and Electronics Engineering Departmental Advisory Committee of the City University of Hong Kong; he serves on Advisory Committee on Optometry and Department of Mechanical Engineering of PolyU; and member of Advisory Board of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Centre for Entrepreneurship. He also sits on various committee in leading commerce and industry associations and is active within the start-up and VC community.