After over 23 years of service, Alan Lo, the director of North P&I Club's Hong Kong office, retired on November 30 . Mr Lo has served the club and its members with distinction throughout this period and has been a respected ambassador and a good friend and colleague to all at North.
Mr Lo started his career with North in 1995 as manager of the newly-opened Hong Kong Office and became GM, Asia Pacific in 2007 with the opening of the club’s Singapore office. He has been director (Hong Kong) since 2011.
Under his leadership, the club’s presence in China and Hong Kong has experienced more than 300% growth in the past 10 years and the Asia Pacific region now accounts for 36% of the club’s entered GT worldwide.
At his retirement reception on 21 November, Mr Lo took the opportunity to say farewell to long-standing colleagues and over 100 contacts from the maritime industry in the region.
He will continue as a part-time consultant to North until the end of February 2019. Jenny Chu will take over as manager (Hong Kong) supported by her colleagues Iris Shiu and Katherine Yuen and working in close cooperation with North’s other Asian offices, in particular Singapore and Shanghai, and the head office in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.