Chen Hong

Managing Director (Hangzhou), China and Executive Director

Chen Hong leads the Master Planning and Urban Design division of RSP, bringing more than 32 years of expertise in master planning, urban design, and architectural design.

She believes in master plan and design that respects both the nature and culture while creating long-term value for the whole community. With her experience across many large-scale projects in different parts of Asian and Middle East region countries, she brings fresh perspectives and designs that encapsulates the needs of the users and ecosystem while emphasising the fundamentals of Singapore planning experience.

Previously part of the Hangzhou Qianjiang New CBD Construction & Management Committee of China, she jointly oversaw all planning and urban design works in Hangzhou CBD with a strong focus on the planning research and implementing of vertical pedestrian system to create vibrant public spaces.

Chen Hong has been widely invited to participate public talks and forums to promote RSP planning philosophy and Singapore practice and experience, also giving lectures in universities as guest professor and providing training to city government officials in China. She was editor and contributor to a few books about Singapore planning and China underground development. From 2021 to 2023, Chen Hong has been invited as international jury member for a few major planning and architectural design competition projects in Russia. 

Chen Hong is a Full Member of Singapore Institute of Planners, also a National Registered Architect and Urban Planner of China. She holds a degree of Master of Arts in Urban Design in School of Design & Environment from National University of Singapore, and has been a visiting scholar in urban planning at University of Illinois in Chicago, USA.