With over 40 years of experience in civil engineering, Ir Dr Lau is a Authorized Person, Registered Structural Engineer, Registered Geotechnical Engineer, and Barrister-at-Law specialized in construction laws, contract and project management. He has a master degree in Structural Engineering from University of Manchester, another master degree in Financial Economics from University of London, and a PhD in Geotechnical Engineering from University of London. He is a Justice of the Peace. In 2009, he was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star. He is also a strong supporter of education who shares his valuable experience with students as an Adjunct Professor of several tertiary institutions including PolyU. Ir Dr Lau also served as the Honorary Secretary of the Association from 2014-2018.