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Mr Edmond Lai Shiao-bun

Chief Digital Officer, Hong Kong Productivity Council

About Mr Edmond Lai

Mr Edmond Lai joined HKPC in 2018, he worked in General Electric (GE) for 22 years. He started in GE as a management trainee in the Information Technology department. After finishing the two-year management trainee programme, he switched to the internal audit and finance function, and had several assignments in various countries (United States, Greater China, Singapore, Japan, Australia, Switzerland, etc.) and business units (plastics, healthcare, capital, power, aviation, transportation, etc.)
Edmond also worked in commercial and business management roles, progressively taking bigger regional or global profit & loss responsibility in various business units for different industries (rail, mining, renewable energy, marine, energy storage, thermal power generation, etc.). He has hands-on experience in leading a sizeable organization in i4.0 transformation and digital products development.

Edmond obtained Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering) and Master of Philosophy (Computer Science) degrees from the University of Hong Kong.