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.
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.
Head of Sustainable and Impact Investments Asia at LGT
Executive Chairman and Founder at 5F World
Naina Subberwal Batra
Chief Executive Officer
Partner in the Capital Markets / Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group at Rajah & Tann (Singapore)
Retired Director - Regional Treasury Services Centre Asia Pacific at Johnson & Johnson
CEO at Peterson Holdings Company Limited
Chair at AVPN, Founder & CEO at YCAB Foundation
Won Young Kim
Executive Director at Crevisse Partners
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.
Founder & CEO at Social Ventures Hong Kong
Founding Partner at Golden Rock Capital
Advisor at Ford Foundation
Partner at Consulum
Tiong Hui Yeo
Manager of the Base-of-Pyramid (BoP) Innovation Lab at EssilorLuxottica
Chief Executive Officer at ETHIS Ventures Sdn Bhd. (ETHIS Malaysia)