Mrs Irene Cheng is an Architect by profession, and an active member in both the Architectural field and the wider construction industry in Hong Kong.
Currently taking up the post as Assistant Director of Housing, she supervises the Development & Procurement Sub-division of the Housing Department, overseeing all facets of public housing development work in Hong Kong from project management, planning, design, to contract management. Her duties also cover establishing operational policies on procurement, quality, performance assessment, dispute resolution, research and development, design and construction, safety and environment. She also promotes partnering, value management, risk management, ethical integrity, site safety, corporate social responsibility, sustainable development, community engagement, green building and Building Information Modeling and product certification in the industry. She is also the designated Green Manager for the Department.