James Robinson

Hongkong Land, Executive Director | Hong Kong, China


James Robinson was appointed Executive Director of Hongkong Land Limited in June 2002, and is responsible for the project management functions of the Company’s Asia Pacific investments.

Mr. Robinson joined the Company in 1988 and has been responsible for a number of major highrise/tall building development projects including Chater House in Hong Kong, One Raffles Quay in Singapore, the One Central luxury mixed-use development in Macau, and the ongoing Marina Bay Financial Centre in Singapore as well as the nearly completed World Trade Centre 2 for Jakarta Land in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Before joining Hongkong Land, Mr. Robinson worked for 10 years with the Hong Kong subsidiary of the American architectural/engineering firm, Leo A Daly, gaining extensive regional design and project coordination experience in Hong Kong, Korea, China and the Philippines.

Mr. Robinson holds bachelor degrees in both…

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CTBUH Fellow (2012)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2009; Mumbai 2010; Seoul 2011; Shanghai 2014; China 2016)

CTBUH Initiatives


14 October 2014

Industry leaders answering this question include: Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company; Zhaohui Jia, Greenland Group; Peter Kok, Shum Yip Land; Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells; James...


17 October 2016

CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers

The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120...


16 September 2014

James Robinson, Hongkong Land Limited; Antony Wood, CTBUH

If the horizontal growth of cities is considered unsustainable in terms of land use, infrastructure, energy use and pollution creation, then cities need to grow...