Ms Bonnie CHIU

Founder & CEO, Lensational, UK

Bonnie Chiu is the Founder and CEO of award-winning non-profit social enterprise, Lensational, which trains marginalised women and girls photography and digital skills in 23 countries in Asia and Africa and share a substantial portion of the revenues with them. This qualifies Lensational as a worker cooperative. She is also the Managing Director of The Social Investment Consultancy, an international consulting firm specialised in social impact and social investment. She has been awarded Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur in Europe, the Young Achiever at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards and the Hong Kong Youth Service Award; and serves as a Forbes contributor.

She is a regular speaker on social impact and social entrepreneurship, and has been invited to speak in 15 countries. She holds several governance positions, including the Global Alumni Advisory Board at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and the Advisory Board at the Housing for Vulnerable Women Fund at Big Society Capital. She holds a Master degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Global Business Studies from CUHK.