Dr. Kang Kok Hin
Managing Director, MPF Consultants Pte Ltd
Dr. Kang earned his 1st class honors B. Eng (Mechanical Engineering) from Monash University of Australia (PSC scholarship). He also obtained his Master of Engineering degree and Doctor of Philosophy in Building Science from NUS.
Professionally Dr. Kang is a Chartered Engineer in Australia and UK, Professional Engineer in Singapore; Corporate members of IFMA (USA)/BIFM (UK) in Facilities and Project management. He is a corporate member of ASHRAE (USA); ASME (USA); Fellow of Institute of Plant Engineers UK and Fellow of Asian Concrete Institute of Singapore. He founded the Institution of Facilities Management (IFM), Singapore and is currently its Honorary President. He sits in the “Spring Singapore Technical Committee” for Building and Maintenance Services as Committee Member. He also assisted Singapore Test Services in the R&D of advanced project management training. Dr. Kang is an Adjunct A/P, School of MAE Faculty, NTU; an concurrent Adjunct A/P of University Of Manchester UK for MSc (Project Management), spanning over a period of 5 years. He was also an Adjunct A/P in 2010 – 2012 for the School of Facilities and Events Management/SUSS, and Chairman of the Program Advisory Committee during the same period of time.
He started as a design and maintenance engineer with Singapore Public Works Department where he garnered the expertise in building design, operation and sustainable facilities/Infra-structure management, as well as strategic project management; accompanied by his 25 years of experiences in General business Management & international Asset and FM; in the capacities of General Manager of IT Park Bangalore India; Director of Wuxi Industrial Park China etc.; plus General Manager of CDL’s 100% owned subsidiary company CBM etc. When PWD was corporatized, privatized and then becoming a private company, he has contributed toward the establishment of sustainable organization culture for excellent service quality.
For industry participation, he lectures in Singapore Building Construction Authority (BCA) & BCA Academy on Green Mark FM certification, Construction Management productivity, Sustainable FM, Project Design/Planning/Control and FM Solutions. He also sits in the BCA Academy BIM-FM steering Committee.
He has had several academic exchanges of Asset and Energy management with several Chinese universities and Industrial Parks, Retail malls, office/commercial, Institutions and industrial buildings on the importance of becoming green via the integration of data analytic, integrated maintenance planning with Artificial Intelligence, innovative technologies such as BIM-FM, strategic and sustainable FM approaches. He has also been reaching out to Institution of Engineer Malaysia and IKRAM (Malaysia Public Works Department) and Institute of Engineer Bangkok.