Mr Chan is the Chairman of the Construction Industry Council. He is a quantity surveyor with over 40 years of experience in the construction field. Previously, he was the Chairman of the Construction Industry Training Authority and Vice-President of Hong Kong Construction Association. Mr Chan is a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and an Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers and the Hong Kong Institute of Project Management. He is an Honorary Fellow and a Court Member of the City University of Hong Kong.