Founder and CEO, Social Ventures Hong Kong, HK
Francis Ngai is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk). He is also the Deputy Chairman of the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), Founder of Playtao Education, BottLess, Sonova Institute and Co-Founder of Green Monday and RunOurCity etc. Since founded in 2007, SVhk has invented and incubated more than 40 social innovation projects in its 10 years’ journey. Being an Impact Purpose Organisation, it dedicates to innovating social change through pioneering impact ventures, cultivating movement of good and orchestrating impact capital. 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. He was conferred as an Honorary Fellow by the Education University of Hong Kong in 2018 and by the City University of Hong Kong in 2013. He 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 and one of Hong Kong’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons in 2011.