Ir Dr. Shelley ZhouAdjunct Associate Professor, HKUST; APAC ESG Lead, Capco

Ir Dr Shelley Zhou holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Philosophy degree in Civil Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Shelley is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at HKUST and has offered carbon management courses to HKUST since 2010.

Ir Dr Zhou, a dedicated sustainability professional, has 20+ years’ experience in corporate sustainability, environmental and carbon management consultancy, new energy and biotechnology in Hong Kong, China and Singapore. From 2016 to 2019, Ir Dr Zhou was Chief Executive of the University of Edinburgh Hong Kong Centre for Carbon Innovation responsible for driving innovation business development and research projects in Hong Kong. Prior to this, she helped establish the sustainability function of The Hong Kong Jockey Club and had been in charge of delivering the Club’s strategic sustainability performance and reporting for seven years.

Ir Dr Zhou currently leads ESG services in APAC for Capco and is an expert advisor at various leading ESG and carbon consulting firms in Hong Kong. As an independent consultant, Shelley has led and delivered numerous carbon consultancy project in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Singapore, covering government, banking, financial, real estate and retail sectors.

Ir Dr Zhou actively engages with non-governmental organizations and professional associations. She is currently a Director of the Hong Kong Association of Energy Engineers (HKAEE) and the Chairlady of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE) Environmental Division 2022/23.