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 8 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

Naina Subberwal Batra

Chief Executive Officer

Pritha Venkatachalam

Partner and Co-Head, Asia and Africa at The Bridgespan Group

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

Vivien Teu

Partner-Head of Asset Management & ESG at Dentons Hong Kong LLP

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.

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

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