Mr Francis Ngai is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk). He is also Founder of Hatch co-working factory, Playtao Education, BottLess, and SONOVA, and Co-Founder of Green Monday and RunOurCity. Being an impact purpose organisation, SVhk is dedicated to innovating social change through pioneering impact ventures, cultivating movement of goods and orchestrating impact capital.
Prior to establishing SVhk, he was the Head of Strategy in a listed technology conglomerate in Hong Kong. He was conferred as an Honorary Fellow by the Education University of Hong Kong in 2018 and by the City University of Hong Kong in 2013. He was selected as one of the 100 Asia Pioneers by The Purpose Economy in 2014, a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2012 and one of Hong Kong’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons in 2011. As a veteran runner, he has finished North Pole Marathon and Gobi Desert 250km Ultra Marathon.