AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023

Sue Toomey
Head, Community and Engagement


Asia Philanthropy Circle Ltd


Sue has more than 20 years of experience in Asia, running businesses and championing global causes. She is passionate about addressing social issues through collaboration and stakeholder engagement. As Head of Community and Engagement for Asia Philanthropy Circle (APC), Sue helps to promote collective action on Asia's social challenges through community building and knowledge sharing. Previously, as Executive Director for HandsOn Hong Kong, and Chairperson for the Points of Light global network of 177 affiliates, she led the mission-driven strategy, partnering with nonprofits to create impactful service programs and developing community engagement plans for companies. In her previous role as Vice President, Global Events for The Economist, Sue developed award-winning events and initiatives tackling economic development, diversity and inclusion, food security, ocean sustainability, and more. She ran her own social enterprise and headed a marketing agency while living in Mumbai and led the event marketing team for Saatchi and Saatchi Los Angeles before moving to Asia. Sue has an M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University and a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Southern California.