CHAN, Alfred

Managing Director

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited

Chairman and Executive Director

Towngas China Company Limited

Mr Alfred Chan joined The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Towngas) as General Manager – Marketing in 1992, became Managing Director since May 1997 and Chairman and Executive Director of Towngas China Company Limited since 2007. An engineer by training, Mr Chan accumulated 18 years of solid experience in manufacturing sector both in Hong Kong and the UK prior to joining Towngas, covering consumer products, aviation and marine propulsion systems. In the past 28 years, Towngas has transformed from a single-focused piped gas company only in Hong Kong into a multi-disciplinary conglomerate pioneering in city-gas, city-water, new energy, waste treatment, chemical engineering, telecommunications and manufacturing businesses in mainland China. Mr Chan, a Chartered Engineer, holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree both from The University of Hong Kong. Today, Towngas operates 282 city-gas projects in the Mainland spreading across 23 different provincial regions. The Company now serves 2 million households in Hong Kong, and 32 million customers in the Mainland. In 2020, Towngas’ natural gas sales volume was 27 billion cubic metres, equivalent to about 8% of the nation’s total usage. Towngas is a listed company on the Hang Seng Index.