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CK Lau


Managing Director | Asia

Valuation & Advisory Services

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Professional Summary

CK Lau is the Managing Director of Colliers International responsible for valuation and advisory services in the Asian region.  He has over 30 years’ property experience in valuation, real estate consultancy and investment sales market in Hong Kong, the PRC and the Asian region. 

His expertise includes development consultancy; government lease modification application and premium negotiations; investment and development sites sales; litigation valuation advice and expert witness in the High Court/Lands Tribunal/arbitration; portfolio valuations; REIT property advice; rental determination; and valuation due diligence services.

He writes regularly on topics relating to land use and development in Hong Kong since 2010. His collection of over 200 articles in the Hong Kong Economic Journal and other publications can be viewed through the following link:

CK also participated as a member in the following publications:

• “The HKIS Valuation Standards 2017”

• “HKIS Guidance Notes on Valuation of Development Land” published in 2016

• “Surveyors acting as experts in commercial rent determinations” Joint guidance note Hong Kong prepared by the HKIS and RICS Hong Kong” 1st edition 2015



CK is a Past President of Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS).  He is currently the Chairman of Land Policy Panel of the HKIS and a member of the General Practice Divisional Council of HKIS. He is also a member of Tangible Assets Standards Board of the International Valuation Standards Councils.


MA (Comparative & Public History), the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professional Diploma in Estate Management, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Memberships & Involvements


Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS), a Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); a member of the China Institute of Real Estate Appraisers and Agents (CIREAA); he is also a Registered Professional Surveyor.

Community Involvement

Justice of the Peace in Hong Kong

Advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation (2020 -2023)

Hong Kong Member of Lantau Development Advisory Committee of the HKSAR (2020 – 2022)

Member of the Hong Kong Housing Authority (2019 – 2021)

Member of HKSAR Trade and Industry Advisory Board of the HKSAR (2018 – 2021)

Director of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (wholly owned by the HKSAR Government)

(2015 – 2021)

Member of the REIT Committee, Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (2015 – 2021)

Member of the Expert Advisory Panel of Hong Kong 2030+: Towards a Planning Vision and Strategy Transcending 2030

Member of the Task Force on Land Supply of the HKSAR (2017 – 2019)

Member of the Land and Development Advisory Committee of the HKSAR (2012 – 2018)

Member of Administrative Appeals Board of the HKSAR (2012 – 2018)

Member of the Estate Agents Authority of Hong Kong (2010 – 2016)


Service Lines

Valuation and Advisory Services

Property Type

Hotels, Industrial, Land, Office, Multifamily, Retail

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