Chris Tsang is the Director – Innovation and Incubation of Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk), Hong Kong’s first venture philanthropic organization dedicated to support and nurture social innovation in Hong Kong.
Since its establishment in 2007, SVhk has incubated over 20 portfolio ventures, Green Monday (an environmental and health initiative), Playtao Education (afterschool education for grassroots students) and CookConnect (food knowledge and resources platform). Other successful portfolio ventures include Diamond Cab (Hong Kong’s first barrier-free taxi services), Light Be (Hong Kong’s first affordable housing for underprivileged families), RunOurCity (community engagement through running) and etc.
Through incubation and investments into these portfolio ventures, SVhk has developed close partnerships with many global corporations, such as Credit Suisse, CVC Capital Partners, McKinsey & Company, Global Payment and etc.
Chris gained twenty years of commercial experience in FMCG industry and prior to joining SVHK, he was the sales director of Carlsberg Hong Kong and finished a 60-day solo cycling tour-de-France.