Francis Ngai is the F ounder and CEO of Social Ventures Hong Kong (www.sv-hk.org) , a non-profit venture philanthropy organization dedicated to support and nurture social innovation in Hong Kong since 2007. Portfolio social enterprises include Diamond Cab, Green Monday, LightBe affordable housing, RunOurCity, CookConnect and Playtao Education etc.
Prior to this, Francis was Head of Strategy in a listed technology conglomerate . He is now a lso a visiting lecturer at university, a column writer , member of a few government advisory bodies and board member of Asia Venture Philanthropy Network . As a n ultra- running veteran, he finished North Pole Marathon 2013 and an ultra-marathon challenge of 250km race at Gobi desert in 2012.
He obtained a bachelor degree from City University of Hong Kong and was awarded as Honorary Fellow in 2013 . He was selected as Ten Outstanding Young Persons Hong Kong 2011 and Young Global Leader of World Economic Forum 2012.