Jeffrey Lam is a graduate from BBA(IBGM) in HKU. He is a co-founder and CEO of a finance startup, called Recipio. He has also worked on multiple social projects or enterprises since his undergraduate study. Jeffrey believes that for-impact, as opposed to for-profit, enterprises should, and will be a new trend for the society, where companies create positive impact to the society as they operate, while being financial sustainable, or even profitable.
David BishopCo-founder & Director
David Bishop is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong and Fudan University, Shanghai. David is also the founder of Soap Cycling and co-founder at Fair Employment Agency. David believes that a many of societies largest problems can be addressed through social business, and sharing in the impact is the right and responsibility of the entire community.
Jon PedersenCo-founder & Director
Mr. Pedersen holds a double degree in International Business and International Relations from Griffith University. He has founded several startups and worked for prominent corporate firms and organizations in South Korea, Australia and Hong Kong. His passion for human creativity, entrepreneurship, and social justice is what pulls him to the front lines of it all.
TC LiCommunications Manager
An avid reader and passionate writer since a tender age, TC Li has spent the past decade honing in on her writing, translation, editing, and management skills as managing editor and communications manager, at advertising agencies and media and publishing houses. Constantly inspired by the ever-resilient Mother Nature, where the interdependence of various species enable lives on Earth to thrive and survive, TC believes we can all work towards a more sustainable and harmonious future for mankind through empathy and compassion. Read ambitiously, stretch your imagination infinitely, live truthtfully.
Our Advisory Board
Sanjukta MukherjeeHead of Thought Leadership | PwC
Sanjukta is an economist and has worked for multilateral institutions such as the International Labor Organization and the International Finance Corporation. Her technical expertise and professional experience in international economic development has centered on econometric modeling, analysis and writing of empirically driven policy positions of a broad range of development indicators. Sanjukta currently heads PwC’s Thought Leadership team for HK and mainland China. She has lived and worked in India, US, Thailand and Russia. Sanjukta received her M.Sc. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from University of Wisconsin-Madison, US and a B.S. in Mathematics – Economics from Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, US.
Swati BaniVP – GX CAO - APAC | State Street
Swati Bani is a business transformation specialist with extensive experience in leading change management, business strategy, operations, risk management, product development, and technology. Swati has gained this expertise by working at global financial institutions like Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs as well as emerging market specialists like Kotak Securities and Maxis Securities across Asia and Europe. Swati is a creative problem solver with the ability to develop innovative solutions to complex business problems, a strong collaborator who can skillfully negotiate disagreements, and has the tenacity to get the job done.
Eric LukManager | PwC
Eric Luk is a Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Economics from the University of London. Eric has over 13 years of work experience across a broad range of industries and areas in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, UK, Sweden, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, US, Mexico, West Africa and the Middle East. Further, he is an experienced LEAN practitioner to assist organisations to improve the efficiencies and eliminate waste on its business and operational processes using LEAN methodologies.
Eugenia LoProject Advisor and Consultant
After an established professional career in financial due diligence and advisory, Eugenia re-focused efforts on strategic and venture philanthropy, social innovation and social entrepreneurship. As the former CEO of a Hong Kong NGO, Eugenia advised social enterprise start-ups, addressing environmental, social inclusion and active ageing challenges in Hong Kong. Eugenia remains closely involved in the local social sector through her support of a number of government-funded incubators, HKSEC, B-Corp Consulting Group members and private foundations in the active ageing space.
Carly WongPrivate Bank Product Specialist
Carly Wong has comprehensive banking experiences in global markets and private banking. She specializes in diversified asset classes investment advisory for clients in Greater China. For more than 20 years, Carly has been actively involved in corporate social responsibility events and volunteering activities. Carly holds a MSc (Distinction) from University of Durham (UK) and a BSc from University of Hong Kong.