Paving Your Professional
Career Path in Sustainability

Episode 8

Sustainability is a rising sector gaining increasing attention and interest. However, the general consensus is that there is a need for the market to build up ESG capacity to keep up with this movement. 

In this episode, we have invited Dr Jeanne Ng from HKIQEP to share her personal career journey, words of advice, and insights on job prospects. 

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Meet the Speaker

Dr Jeanne Ng

Founding Chair, HKIQEP
Dr Jeanne Ng is the Founding Chair of the Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals Limited (HKIQEP) and Director of the CLP Research Institute. Jeanne holds a BSc in Toxicology from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Environmental Management from the University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining CLP, she had accumulated a decade of consulting experience in Hong Kong’s environmental industry as one of Hong Kong’s foremost experts in air and greenhouse gas emissions inventories, including developing Hong Kong’s first greenhouse gas inventory manual for the HKSAR Government. She joined CLP in 2003 and was involved in starting up its Group Environmental Affairs and Group Sustainability functions. She established the foundation for the delivery of CLP’s award-winning Sustainability Report and was a key contributor to setting up CLP Group’s first: renewable energy targets, Climate Vision 2050 carbon reduction targets and CLP’s Sustainable Development 2030 targets. She was recently tasked with starting up the company’s CLP Research Institute, with the main objective of informing colleagues across the CLP Group, including Senior Management, on emerging technology trends and their implications for the business, enabling more informed medium and long-term business decision-making and strategy development. In 2015, she became the Founding Chair of the Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals (HKIQEP), which was formed to support the development of the environmental professional industry in Hong Kong and beyond. Her current international engagements include being: a Board member of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at Arizona State University (ASU) and the International Electric Research Exchange (IERE); and a member of the Expert Panel of the Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) Project.
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Dr Glenn Frommer

Founder, ESG Matters
Dr Glenn Frommer is one of the pioneers of sustainability and the environmental movement. He has worked in the field for more than thirty years and was involved in the drafting of the GRI G4 Reporting Guideline, the AccountAbility 1000AP Standard, and Reporting 3.0.
Prior to founding ESG Matters, Glenn held senior management positions with the Mass Transit Railway Corporation Ltd. in Hong Kong for more than twenty-two years where he embedded sustainability through an Enterprise Risk Management approach and implemented China’s and the transport sector’s first climate change policy. His extensive cross-sector and cross-industrial experience extends throughout the international arena, specifically in Europe and Asia-Pacific.
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