AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


Venture Philanthropy: The New Catalyst of Cross-Sector Partnerships For Social Progress?


G2-G6, D7 Sentul East
Jalan Sentul
51000 Kuala Lumpur



Date & time

15 April 2015



15 April 2015


About this event

Join members of the Social Progress Malaysia network for a morning of lively discussions with Doug Miller and Andrew Muirhead of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network AVPN, and learn about what it takes to catalyse cross-sector partnerships to achieve social progress.

Douglas MillerDOUG MILLER
Chairman, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) and Founding Chairman, European
Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA)

Doug Miller is AVPN’s founder and Chairman. He has a 40-year career in investment banking and private equity. He is founder of International Private Equity Limited, a fund placement boutique. Doug is founding trustee of Impetus Trust in the UK; founding chairman and honorary president of EVPA (European Venture Philanthropy Association) and founder of EVPF (European Venture Philanthropy Fund). He has been active in philanthropy for 30 years – mainly in education, the environment and microcredit.

Andrew Muirhead - 80x110ANDREW MUIRHEAD
Executive Vice Chairman, Asian Venture Philanthropy
Network (AVPN)

Andrew Muirhead is Executive Vice Chairman of AVPN. Previously, he led Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland as Chief Executive and became Founding Chief Executive of Inspiring Scotland in 2008. His pioneering work to support Scottish charities to scale and to tackle key social challenges in the UK and internationally was recognised in the 2008 Beacon Prize awards. A Board Member of the European Venture Philanthropy Association, The Centre for
Charitable Giving and Philanthropy, Andrew also serves as a Member of a Ministerial Task Force on Health Inequalities.


  • 11:00 AM: Welcome Note on Venture Philanthropy & Social Progress Malaysia by host, Shariha Khalid
  • 11:30 AM: Panel Session with Doug Miller & Andrew Muirhead
  • 1:00 PM: Lunch

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