Code : 2021085
Event Name : Social Ventures Hong Kong
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr. Francis Ngai

Francis Ngai is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk). He is also the Founder of Playtao Education, BottLess, HATCH, Sonova and a Co-Founder of Green Monday and RunOurCity.

SVhk is an impact organisation focused on innovating social change for Hong Kong’s urban social challenges through pioneering impact ventures, aggregating impact capital and providing Business 2.0 consultancy. Since its founding in 2007, SVhk has invented and incubated more than 40 social innovation projects, and advised several notable Hong Kong businesses including Airport Authority of Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific, Urban Renewal Authority, Swire Trust, and Bupa Hong Kong.

Prior to establishing SVhk, Francis was the Head of Strategy in a listed technology conglomerate in Hong Kong. He graduated from the City University of Hong Kong and was conferred an Honorary Fellowship by the University in 2013. He received an Honorary Fellowship from the Education University of Hong Kong in 2018, and was selected as one of the 100 Asia Pioneers by The Purpose Economy in 2014, a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2012, one of Hong Kong’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons in 2011. He serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network.

As an ultra-running veteran, Francis completed The North Pole Marathon in 2013, Sundown Ultra-marathon 100km Race and the 250-km Gobi March of the 4 Deserts race series.
Event Date : 2021-05-04
Event Time : 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Registration Closing Date : 2021-05-03
CPD Hour(s) : 1
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : PDD
Organizer : Planning & Development Division
Fee : Free of charge
Priority : HKIS members; First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

Social Ventures Hong Kong is an Impact Purpose Organisation (IPO), established in 2007, committed to re-imagining a purpose-driven city. In this session, Mr. Francis Ngai, Founder and CEO of SVhk, will share about the organisations's latest social innovation projects, including LightBe – Hong Kong's first social housing enterprise aimed at pioneering sustainable social housing projects and facilitating tenant households to move out from short-term poverty.

6:30-6:50 – SVhk introduction
6:50-7:10 – About LightBe
7:10-7:30 – Q&A

Remarks :

The event will be conducted online via ZOOM. Successful registrants will be notified separately via email with the web link in due course to the online event .

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