AVPN Expert Collective

Unlocking Knowledge Capital of Asia

An AVPN Member Community of social investment experts

About The AVPN Expert Collecive

Expert knowledge to support transformative change in asia

AVPN is building a collaborative community of social investment experts consisting of academics, practitioners, technical experts, impact investors, government representatives, policymakers and social entrepreneurs that share a collective vision to inspire large-scale transformative change. The intention is to provide an avenue for the expert collective to channel the breadth & depth of their skills towards programmes that serve to benefit the impact ecosystem.

Roles that You Can Take

Different pathways to contribute your expertise

Mentor/Advisor

Supporting the professional & organisational growth of social entrepreneurs in the areas of impact management / measurement, data analysis, operational / strategic excellence, legal and more.

Judge

Sit on a panel of judges that holds pivotal roles in deciding the winners of pitching competitions / impact challenges.

Reviewer

As a domain-expert, take part in the review process of grant proposals and applications and contribute your evaluation towards the grant-making process.

Moderator/ Facilitator/ Trainer

Lead an eager community of social entrepreneurs and impact practitioners through structured engagements. And moderate and facilitate learning sessions, focus group discussions, breakout segments, panel chats and more

Engagement Matrix as Experts

What does each specific roles engagement be like

Note: Each role has a range of commitments, and will depend on the needs of the programme's deliverables. Information on the different roles are explained below.

Benefit Joining the Expert Collective

Exposure to a wide range of enthusiastic and high potential solution implementers in the impact sector. Get to know what’s out there to enrich your own pipeline of funding opportunities.
Share your knowledge, expertise and skills to help strengthen the organisational and professional development of impact leaders and impact organisations.
Gain leadership excellence or further enhance your professional development, as you assume various roles in the Expert Collective.
Be part of a community of fellow practitioners and avail the opportunity to connect and network around shared interests of various impact pillars.

Benefit Joining the Expert Collective avpn

How you can benefit as an expert

Exposure to a wide range of enthusiastic and high potential solution implementers in the impact sector. Get to know what’s out there to enrich your own pipeline of funding opportunities.
Share your knowledge, expertise and skills to help strengthen the organisational and professional development of impact leaders and impact organisations.
Gain leadership excellence or further enhance your professional development, as you assume various roles in the Expert Collective.
Be part of a community of fellow practitioners and avail the opportunity to connect and network around shared interests of various impact pillars.

Experts

Meet our Community of Experts

Dr. Akhil Shahani

Managing Director, The Shahani Group

Eugenia Koh

Global Head of Sustainable Finance for the Consumer, Private and Business Banking division at Standard Chartered Bank

Faye Wongso

CEO & Co-Founder KUMPUL, President Coworking Indonesia, Co-Founder Superchargers

Khadijah Madihi

Associate, Maestral International

Simon McKenzie

CEO, Bridge Institute

Safeena Husain

Founder and Board Member, Educate Girls (EG)

Sanaya Sinha

Lead, Quantum Consumer Solutions

Shiv Kumar

Co-Founder, The Catalyst group and Chief Integrator, the COVIDActionCollab

Alex Downs

Business and Investment Officer, The Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (SNV)

Amrut Joshi

Founder, GameChanger Law Advisors (GLA)

Antara Lahiri

Director for Micron Gives, Asia Pacific and Europe

Tanguy Lim

CEO, Pro Bono SG (PBS) charity and Institution of Public Character

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Be a Expert

If you are not an AVPN member, but would be interested in supporting the impact ecosystem, please indicate your interest here