We are pleased to invite you to the Evans & Partners – AVPN round table discussion with Andrew Muirhead, Executive Vice Chairman of AVPN, and Stacey Choe, AVPN Director of Membership Services.
Andrew will lead a discussion on the topic of International Perspective of Social Investment in Australia. In addition, Andrew will also share his perspective on building a portfolio of Venture Philanthropy and Social Finance Investments within a traditional Foundation, and set out a practice model.
Stacey will explain who are AVPN, what role they Play in promoting and developing Venture Philanthropy in Asia.
Roundtable is via invitation only. Please enquire further with [email protected].
Andrew Muirhead joined AVPN as Executive Vice Chairman in January 2014. Following an initial career in Banking Andrew has been involved in the UK Philanthropic sector since 1993. He went on to lead Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland as Chief Executive until 2008, when he became Founding Chief Executive of Inspiring Scotland. Andrew has led the development of a wide range of innovative programmes to support Scottish charities to scale and to help tackle key social challenges both in the UK and in developing countries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and South America. His pioneering work was recognised in the 2008 Beacon Prize awards. A fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland, Andrew’s non-executive career has spanned Broadcasting, University Sector and Community Development. Andrew is a Board Member of the European Venture Philanthropy Association, is on the Advisory Board for The Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy, he also serves as a Member of a Ministerial Task Force on Health Inequalities.
Stacey Choe is AVPN’s Membership Services Director. Prior to joining the team, she had 8 years of experience in marketing communications, events management, market research and strategy. She spent three years in China as the marketing director of a boutique Italian consulting company. During that time, she established herself as a leading PR and communications consultant in the food and lifestyle industries in China. In Singapore she was responsible for regional incentive and rewards programmes in Intel corporation. Prior to that, Stacey worked in the government sector on nationwide campaigns relating to social cohesion and national identity. Stacey holds an MA in Social Anthropology of Development from SOAS, University of London, and a BA in Political Science and English Literature from the National University of Singapore. She has varied interests in social, political and community development.