Farrells Appoints Rachel Chow as Director

Farrells is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Chow to the new leadership role of Director, effective April 1, 2022.  Rachel will oversee the design and execution of projects in the Hong Kong region, and will work closely with Directors Gavin Erasmus, Stefan Krummeck and Felix Li to drive collaborations with various business partners and industry practitioners, to accelerate the firm’s success.

Rachel earned her Master of Architecture from the University of Hong Kong and joined Farrells in 2013. Formerly Project Director at Farrells, and Deputy Authorized Person, Rachel worked on key projects for Farrells Hong Kong, including Kwai Chung Hospital Redevelopment, M+ Museum in the West Kowloon Cultural District, Kowloon East Regional Police Headquarters in Kai Tak etc, offering holistic, innovative and practical building design solutions to fulfil client requirements within challenging programmes. Rachel also holds various public roles, including council member on the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) Council 2021/22, and was the Chairlady of HKIA BIM & IT Committee from 2017-2020.

Commenting on the appointment, Gavin Erasmus, Stefan Krummeck and Felix Li stated: “We are excited to welcome Rachel to the Board of Directors. She is a leading talent with a proven record in the successful design and delivery of award winning architecture. She is an incisive forward thinker, a strong collaborator, leader and relationship builder. Rachel is a person of action who brings her dynamic energy and perspective to help drive our ongoing success and our industry toward a more sustainable future.”

Rachel commented: “It was an amazing journey in Farrells over the past decade collaborating with international talents to deliver quality design projects. I am delighted to be taking on this new role facilitating our passionate young professionals to deliver human-centered, innovative and sustainable design that contributes to the liveability of our city in the long run. I am also looking forward to collaborating with various clients and business partners to drive the growth of business, and to diversify our services to build long-term resilience for the company.”