UPDATE: Read about the event summary here.You are cordially invited to the LGT Venture Philanthropy (LGT VP) House of Philanthropy Solutions tour, followed by an afternoon seminar.Between March 16 and 22, 2012, LGT VP’s “House of Philanthropy Solutions” will be exhibited in the “Rotunda” on Exchange Square in Central Hong Kong. The House of Philanthropy Solutions is an innovative exhibition that showcases social organizations that LGT and the Princely Family of Liechtenstein support around the world.
On March 21, join LGT VP’s Managing Partner Wolfgang Hafenmayer and his Asian team on a tour of these Philanthropy Solutions.
This is followed by an afternoon interactive seminar where Wolfgang, Calvin Chin (Schoenfeld Foundation) and Philo Alto (Asia Value Advisors) will present case studies in the field of impact investing. This seminar session will be moderated by Kevin Teo (AVPN). The day’s program culminates in an evening networking reception hosted by LGT VP.
Date: 21 March 2012
|4.15pm||Registration opens (Ground floor)|
|4.30pm – 5.15pm||“House of Philanthropy Solutions” Tour (Ground floor)|
|5.30pm – 7.00pm||Seminar and discussion: Impact investing: Case studies from LGT VP and Schoenfeld Foundation (47th floor)|
|7.00pm – 8.30pm||Evening reception (hosted by LGT VP)|
The venue is:
Two Exchange Square
8 Connaught Place
Central, Hong Kong
We look forward to seeing you at this event,
Kevin Teo Wolfgang Hafenmayer
AVPN LGT Venture Philanthropy
WOLFGANG HAFENMAYER is the Managing Partner of LGT Venture Philanthropy. Wolfgang was previously an investment manager with BonVenture and helped set up Forma Futura, a sustainable asset management company. Previously, he was the executive director of the IT and management consulting firm Consileon and also worked for the consultancy Bain & Company. Wolfgang interviewed 230 social entrepreneurs, politicians and scientists in 26 countries to write his book “Die Zukunftsmacher”. Wolfgang Hafenmayer holds a degree in economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
CALVIN CHIN is the CEO of Schoenfeld Foundation and was previously founder and CEO of Qifang. He has worked in entrepreneurial and leadership roles in education, banking and technology startups in New York, Silicon Valley and Shanghai. He is a Social Innovation Park Fellow, was named 2009 Chinese Business Leader of the Year by Horasis and Baker & McKenzie and one of Fast Company magazine’s 100 Most Creative People In Business for 2011. Calvin is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and serves on its Global Agenda Council on Social Innovation. He has an MBA from TRIUM (NYU, LSE, HEC Paris), a B.A. from Yale University and has also studied at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and INSEAD.
PHILO ALTO is the founder of Asia Value Advisors, a Hong Kong-based philanthropic advisory firm which provides bespoke philanthropy advisory services. With nearly 20 years of experience, Philo has worked at firms such as Goldman Sachs, A.T. Kearney, and Citigroup in multiple roles. He received degrees at Harvard Business School and the Kennedy School (MBA/MPA), a master degree in Industrial Economics at the University of Asia and the Pacific, and bachelor degrees in physics and computer engineering at Ateneo University. He is a consultant to the RS Group, advisor to Citi Private Bank, and Senior Advisor to Sow Asia Foundation.
KEVIN TEO is the COO of AVPN. Prior to that, he was a Co-Founder of Volans, and was previously Head of East and Southeast Asia at the Schwab Foundation of Social Entrepreneurship and Global Leadership Fellow at the World Economic Forum. Prior to that, Kevin had a nine year stint in the enterprise software arena in Silicon Valley. Kevin is a Trustee of the Southeast Asian Service Leadership Network (SEALNet), and is also Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the NUS Business School’s Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy. Kevin graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with an MS in Information Networking, and holds a BEng with Honors in Computing from Imperial College, London.
LGT Venture Philanthropy (LGT VP) is an impact investor supporting organizations with outstanding social and environmental impact. With teams in five continents, LGT VP strives to increase the sustainable quality of life of less advantaged people by inspiring clients for active philanthropy, providing individualized philanthropic advice and investment implementation. LGT VP’s broad range of clients benefit from the experience, systems, processes and networks built by implementing the philanthropic engagement of the Princely Family of Liechtenstein/LGT Group.
The Schoenfeld Foundation was created with the belief that the tools and strategies of private enterprise can be applied in solving the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges. The Foundation supports both for-profit and non-profit organizations through investing and grant-making, and has also launched several of its own initiatives. The Schoenfeld Foundation is active in mainland China, Hong Kong and the United States.
Asia Value Advisors (AVA) Ltd is a Hong Kong-based philanthropic and social capital advisory firm. AVA uses a collaborative approach through leveraging networks with leading philanthropists, subject experts, policymakers, academic institutions, and other relevant stakeholders to accomplish our clients’ goals within the context of creating lasting social value.
LGT VP, the Schoenfeld Foundation and Asia Value Advisors are Founder members of AVPN.
The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) is growing and developing the venture philanthropy movement across the Asia Pacific region. AVPN is building on the success of the European Venture Philanthropy Association – which has more than 140 members in 20 countries – and promotes venture philanthropy in the broader philanthropic and social investment communities by providing specific networking and learning services to meet the needs of our members. AVPN is a non-profit organisation based in Singapore with membership across the Asian region.