Founding Fellow, MORRIS, Ir, David Austin 莫大偉

1928 – 2021

FHKEng (1994) A2 B2 C1
Founding Fellow 1994; Council Member 1994-2000

Academic degrees:
BScEng(London), DIC

Professional qualifications:
FICE, FIStructE, FHKIE, MCIT(R’td), Accredited Mediator, HKIA(Ret’d), AP, RSE Membership of other academies; Fellow Royal Academy of Engineering

Membership of other academies:
– Fellow Royal Academy of Engineering

Honours, affiliations and other appointments:
– JP in Hong Kong;
– Fellow and Past President HKIE;
– Chairman of Civil Engineering Council, Building Contractors Association (HK)
– Member of the New Airport Consultative Committee and of the Standing Commission for Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service

Area of Expertise:
Formulation and implementation of bids for privately financed infrastructure; construction industry dispute resolution

David Morris David Morris lived and worked in the Far East, in Hong Kong, for 25 years. His first appointment arose after Freeman Fox & partners were appointed by the Government
of Hong Kong to implement the first stage of the Mass Transit Railway. As project Manager, David brought his large scale multidisciplinary site experience to bear on the new railway construction. After opening of the first section to Central, David joined the Jardine group as CEO of Gammon (Hong Kong) Ltd which at the time was a fully owned subsidiary of Jardines. Later he retired and set up David Morris Associates, consulting engineers and offered advisory services in project management, dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation, prior experience included geotechnical investigation, earth dam construction and low cost road stabilisation in Britain, Trinidad and Kenya.