Colman is the General Manager for Leighton Asia’s Hong Kong Business. With more than 25 years’ experience, Colman has a strong background in construction and has led large-scale projects across civil, building, energy, infrastructure, process and other sectors.
Colman has held senior positions in complex civil infrastructure, building, railway, aviation, and healthcare projects in Hong Kong, renewable energy infrastructure in the Gobi Desert, as well as tunnel works in Australia and Himalayas, and other major projects across South East Asia. He is a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and Member of various engineering institutes in the United Kingdom.
Business Development Director
Appointed Business Development Director of Leighton Asia’s Hong Kong business in 2014. Barry has over 35 years of extensive experience in project management and construction management for commercial, residential, hospital and government buildings.
Barry is a registered professional engineer and construction manager. He is the Vice President and Chairman of the Building Committee of the Hong Kong Construction Association. He is a Member of the Development Bureau’s Building Contractors Committee and Joint Management Committee on DRADs, and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s Infrastructure Development Advisory Committee. He is also a Director of the Hong Kong BEAM Society.
Head of Pre-Contracts
John is the Head of Pre-Contracts of Leighton Asia, he leads the Pre-Contracts department and is responsible for winning work in Hong Kong and supporting the region.
John has 33 years’ experience in the construction industry in Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi and the United Kingdom. Specialised in managing technical and contractual risks in tendering, he was involved in large-scale projects including the Tsing Ma Bridge, Ngau Tam Mei Water treatment works, MTRC stations, Tin Shui Wai Hospital, the Liantang Boundary Crossing Facility and Tseng Kwan O-Lam Tin tunnels. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer with the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and Institution of Civil Engineers.
Colin is the Executive Director for Leighton Asia’s business in Hong Kong. Colin has more than 30 years’ engineering experience spanning mega scale international building and civil engineering projects in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the Middle East.
His experience has encompassed hospitals, railway stations, high-rise buildings, tunnel construction (both Tunnel Boring Machine, and Drill and Blast), cavern construction, oil and gas, and power stations. Prior to joining Leighton Asia, Colin held successful leadership roles in large multinational corporations, gaining extensive experience as a contractor, specialist contractor and client.
General Manager – Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia
Jan oversees Leighton Asia’s businesses in South-East Asia, including Philippines and Indonesia, and our tunnel operations in Hong Kong. He is the President Director of PT Leighton (Contractors) Indonesia.
Jan has over 24 years’ civil engineering experience with expertise in the management of major scale civil infrastructure projects including specialist bridge, tunnel, rail and road design and construction. He has overseen the delivery of a range of technically challenging infrastructure projects, in Hong Kong and overseas.
Head of Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Projects
Eric Chan is the Head of MEP and oversees the operation and expansion of Leighton Asia’s MEP business in Hong Kong. Eric has 30 years’ experience and has held several senior positions in the electrical and mechanical industry.
He has a strong track record of providing complete turnkey solutions (including product offering, solution development, engineering/installation and operations management) to service businesses across Hong Kong, China and North East Asia.
Head of Commercial
David is the Head of Commercial of Leighton Asia’s Hong Kong business. He has 30 years of experience in the construction industry with a strong background in managing commercial and contractual aspects of large-scale civil and building projects in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Leighton Asia, David has held the role of a corporate General Manager (Commercial) in a listed Group C Contractor in Hong Kong. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Quantity Surveying, and a Master of Arts Degree in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. David is a qualified professional quantity surveyor.
Senior Legal Counsel
Preston is the Senior Legal Counsel of Leighton Asia’s Hong Kong business. His advisory works extend across business functions and include tendering and procurement, contract administration, dispute resolution, human resources, health and safety, risk and governance, and corporate transactions.
He has over 15 years of civil engineering and legal experience in Hong Kong, Mainland China, the United Kingdom, Singapore and other jurisdictions. Preston was a Chartered Civil Engineer before specialising in construction law in his legal profession.