Ms. Sylvia YU

Ms. Sylvia YU

Sylvia Yu is an architect by profession. Born in Hong Kong, Sylvia received kindergarten, primary and secondary school education in Maryknoll Convent School. Thereafter, she obtained her professional degree at the University of Hong Kong before joining the Architectural Services Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government. She retired in December 2020 in the capacity as the Director of the Architectural Services. 

She is also a practitioner of life-long learning and pursued various post-graduate studies in the University of Hong Kong, the INSEAD Business School, the Saïd Business School and the Chinese Academy of Governance at different junctures of her career development. 

After retirement, she continues to link up with the professional circle, the construction industry and the community in other capacities, including:

Vice Chairperson, Maryknoll Convent School Foundation

Board Member, Urban Renewal Authority

Board Member, Hospital Authority

Honorary Architect, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Secretary General, The Construction Charity & Caring Centre

Sylvia hopes to contribute not only in her areas of expertise such as public administration, heritage building conservation, building project management, green and architectural design, but in all areas and in whatever capacities for the sustainable development of the Foundation.