AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


Our board members

Guiding the AVPN leadership to move capital towards impact


Our AVPN board members

The AVPN Board consists of 11 board members, who have vast experience in the private, public, and social sectors across Asia-Pacific. Representing diverse professions, communities and expertise areas, our Board Members are united by the desire to champion AVPN’s work in moving more capital towards impact.

Our Board is currently chaired by Veronica Colondam, Founder & CEO of YCAB Foundation.

Board members

Together with AVPN’s Leadership Team, our Board Members lead, develop and review AVPN’s strategic direction and objectives regularly. Our Board Members also monitor and guide the implementation of AVPN’s corporate strategy and our overall corporate performance, to protect the long-term interests of our stakeholders. In addition to their fiduciary responsibilities, our Board Members are actively involved in building and maintaining relationships with AVPN members and Asia’s wider social investing community.

En Lee

Head of Sustainable and Impact Investments Asia at LGT

Ganesh Natarajan

Executive Chairman and Founder at 5F World

Naina Subberwal Batra

Chief Executive Officer

Raymond Tong

Partner in the Capital Markets / Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group at Rajah & Tann (Singapore)

Sonia Clifton-Bligh

Retired Director - Regional Treasury Services Centre Asia Pacific at Johnson & Johnson

Tony Yeung

CEO at Peterson Holdings Company Limited

Veronica Colondam

Chair at AVPN, Founder & CEO at YCAB Foundation

Won Young Kim

Executive Director at Crevisse Partners

Yanni Peng

CEO at Narada Foundation

Board of advisors

Meet our Board of Advisors, which comprises four distinguished industry veterans in the social investment space. They work closely with AVPN’s Leadership Team to provide strategic guidance, technical expertise and stronger networks. Our Board of Advisors also actively champion AVPN’s work in moving more capital towards impact, and expand our reach into new markets, stakeholders and communities in Asia’s social investing space.

NEW! AVPN Youth Advisory Board

To provide young impact leaders with an opportunity to shape the social investment ecosystem, AVPN has brought on board 2 young leaders to join its advisory board. As an initiative under the Youth Opportunities Platform, the AVPN Youth Advisory Board can provide fresh perspectives on the organisation’s ways of working, strategic direction and execution guidance across the organisation’s focus areas.

Francis Ngai

Founder & CEO at Social Ventures Hong Kong

Marvin Yeo

Founding Partner at Golden Rock Capital

Pradeep Nair

Advisor at Ford Foundation

Simon Buckby

Partner at Consulum

Tiong Hui Yeo

Manager of the Base-of-Pyramid (BoP) Innovation Lab at EssilorLuxottica

Wan Dazriq

Chief Executive Officer at ETHIS Ventures Sdn Bhd. (ETHIS Malaysia)

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