Good corporate governance is the bedrock for the sustainable development of DSD. Our governance and development approach shall be in line with the public interest and the Government’s policy objectives. In response to the public’s concern about sustainability, we are taking proactive steps to invite their opinions and incorporate the relevant elements into DSD’s governance and development strategy.
DSD’s senior management is headed by the Director of Drainage Services and comprises the Deputy Director of Drainage Services and four Assistant Directors. The senior management is responsible for making important policy decisions and overseeing the Department’s daily operations. They also shoulder the duty to develop and review DSD’s sustainability strategies, policies and objectives.
DSD’s Senior Management1
|(1)||The above list reflects the situation as of June 2015. During the reporting period, the Director of Drainage Services was Mr. Daniel CHUNG Kum-wah. Mr. Edwin TONG Ka-hung was appointed as the Director of Drainage Services on 1 June 2015.|
|(2)||Mr. Norman SIU Ka-kam and Mr. CHENG Hung-leung started their pre-retirement leaves on 14 October and 25 December of 2015 respectively.|
DSD’s Organisation Chart
DSD Headquarters consist of four branches, each led by an Assistant Director and supported by staff members specialised in various professional disciplines to ensure DSD’s delivery of a range of quality services.
We set up various management committees and working groups as part of our governance structure to effectively implement sustainability measures and thereby fulfil our commitment to promoting sustainable development.
DSD has a Green Management Committee which is chaired by the Deputy Director, and the Assistant Director/Electrical & Mechanical is appointed as Green Manager. The Committee is responsible for reviewing policies on environmental management, setting environmental objectives and targets, and monitoring environmental performance. During the reporting period, the Committee held two meetings with in-depth discussions on issues like energy conservation and greening.
Organisation Chart of Green Management Committee
|*||MR/DMR: Management Representative / Deputy Management Representative of the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Integrated Management System|
Energy and emissions management are among the key environmental issues for DSD. We have therefore established an Energy and Emission Management Team in addition to the Environmental Management Committee. The Team steers the implementation of the six commitments under the Clean Air Charter. It helps improve DSD’s performances in relation to energy and emissions by identifying emissions sources, benchmarking performance, implementing improvement measures, sharing professional expertise etc. During the reporting period, the Team held two meetings to discuss topics such as energy-saving targets, applications of renewable energy and energy-saving measures.