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Stephanie Lo is Executive Director of Shui On Land and Shui On Management as well as Vice-Chair of China Xintiand. Her extensive experience and insights in the field has made her a driving force in moving the propery management industry forward in the region. In addition, Lo is also actively involved in projects geared towards closing the social gap.
Tina Y. Lo
Ms. Tina Y. Lo is Vice Chairman of Industrial Bank of Taiwan (IBT), a boutique financial institution in Taiwan that is dedicated to providing the best solutions for its clients with a one-stop shop of financial services. Prior to her appointment as Vice Chairman, Ms. Lo served as Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer of IBT, during which she shaped and implemented the Bank’s Greater China and global business strategies, and supervised the overall business administration among its subsidiaries. Previously, as the first Chief Executive of IBT’s Hong Kong Branch, she successfully led the Bank’s effort to grow and expand beyond Taiwan. In addition to banking and finance, Ms. Lo has extensive experience in venture capital. During her tenure as President of IBT Management Corporation, she was responsible for raising and managing large-size venture capital funds.
Ms. Lo is not only a financier, but also an entrepreneur who understands the ins and outs of starting up new ventures, and especially appreciates the positive influences brought about by entrepreneurship. Before joining IBT Group, she co-founded Intumit, Inc., a Taiwanese software company at the forefront of knowledge management. Furthermore, she has been a devoted advocate for young entrepreneurs, establishing a partnership between IBT Group and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to launch the renowned WeWin Entrepreneurship Competition in Taiwan, which has helped more than 5,000 young entrepreneurs establish their own businesses.
Ms. Lo was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2011, the first ever Taiwanese person to receive this international distinction. In 2013, she was also awarded the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship.
Ms. Lo holds an MBA degree from MIT and a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Boston University.
Clare Lockhart is Director of the Institute for State Effectiveness (ISE), which works to close the trust gap between citizens and government through supporting the emergence of essential governance functions. Lockhart is the Co-Author of “Fixing Failed States” and numerous articles on development, economics, law and citizenship, and engages frequently with the media on development and security issues. Lockhart is a Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs at Yale University where she teaches seminars on governance, citizenship and reconstruction. She is a trustee of the Asia Foundation, and a board member of SOLA and the Alliance for Peace-building. Before founding ISE, she worked for the UN and the World Bank. She is a Member of the Bar of England and Wales, and was educated at Oxford and Harvard.
Graduate: HEC; Harvard Kennedy School. Michigan Business School; Fundação Getulio Vargas; Sup'Aéro Aerospace Engineering School. Formerly with: Roland Berger; Aerospatiale Airbus, Burelle Participations, board member Bang & Olufsen and Sunpartner Technologies. Co-Founder: Jaccar Capital Fund; CEL Partners; ACAPITAL. Chairman, Paulina Foundation. Former Chairman, Private Equity Working Group European Chamber in China; YPO; Deputy Chairman, Beijing International Financiers Club; Former Special Advisor to the French Minister of Defence. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum. International Advisory Board, Jiaotong University. Colonel, French Air Force People's Reserve; private pilot.
Degree in Business Admin., Ivey School of Business, Univ. of Western Ontario, Canada. Formerly, President, Livingston International USA: Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Agility, a global logistics provider; Principal (Partner), Mercer Management Consulting, now Oliver Wyman. Co-Founder and CEO, Silk Road Mining and Development. World Economic Forum: Member, Global Agenda Council on Global Trade & FDI; formerly, on Global Agenda Council on Logistics & Supply Chain, Supply Chain and Transport Risk Initiative; Young Global Leader (2009).
Former Minister of Information Technology, Electronics and Communications, Panchayat Raj, and Rural Development of Andhra Pradesh, India. One of the youngest ministers in the country. Is passionate about cultivating a robust business-friendly environment and accelerating technology penetration and rural development.
Elisha London is leading systems-level change around mental health. She has a trackrecord of impact as the Campaign Director for the Heads Together campaign in the UK and Founding UK Director for Global Poverty Project.
Jessica leads strategic initiatives across Closed Loop Partners, working across all investment platforms and in close collaboration with the Center for the Circular Economy. She works with CLP’s corporate investors, portfolio companies and other partners to help achieve their circular economy goals.
Jessica brings over two decades of experience, helping organizations increase competitiveness and drive profitable growth while creating positive economic, environmental and societal impact. Prior to joining Closed Loop Partners, Jessica was a Managing Director with Accenture, leading their North America Sustainability and Responsible Business practice. In this role, Jessica led engagements with companies in energy, food, fashion and technology to advance their ESG goals, drive economic value through responsible business and scale circular business models. In addition to working with Fortune 500 companies, she drove multi-stakeholder efforts with the World Economic Forum and the United Nations Global Compact. Prior to that role, Jessica was based in East Africa, leading the company’s work at the intersection of business, international development and emerging markets.
Before joining Accenture, Jessica worked in the United States Senate on issues related to affordable housing and immigration. She is a speaker and author of several papers and studies, including the recently published The Circular Economy Handbook: Realizing the Circular Advantage (www.circularadvantage.com).
Jessica serves as an advisor to 17 Rooms, the Business & Sustainable Development Commission, the Global Community Engagement & Resilience Fund, the Global Teacher Prize and Rise. She was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Theodora D. ’78 & William H. Walton III ’74 Professor in Engineering and Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University. With over 100 affiliated faculty members, the Andlinger Center is developing solutions for sustainable energy production and protection of the environment. International leader in the processing and development of materials for low-cost, lightweight and flexible solar cells and circuits, the combination of which is being explored for applications including the creation of “smart” windows to increase building and energy efficiencies, and power sources for electrolysers to convert sunlight to fuels. Co-founder of Andluca Technologies, LLC. Fellow, American Physical Society. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum. Strategic Adviser, NewWorld Capital Group. Recipient of awards and honours for scholarly work, including: Sloan Fellow; Beckman Fellow; John H. Dillon Medal, American Physical Society; Peter and Edith O’Donnell Award in Engineering, Texas Academy of Medicine, Science and Engineering; Alan P. Colburn Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Christina K. Lopes
CEO of The One Health Company, Studies, University of Massachusetts; studies, Princeton University; Master's in International Affairs, Columbia University. Formerly: Lecturer, Columbia University; Founder, Young Orpheus; Performer, Boston Ballet; with, Cambridge Energy Research Associates; with, Credit Suisse. Member of the Advisory Board, International Planned Parenthood Federation.
Executive Director, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California; research explores how religions change and make change in the world. Leading voice working to enhance religious pluralism and community resilience. Advises foundations and government agencies on effective strategies for effective partnership and engagement. Co-Founder and Senior Adviser, American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute; Implementing Partner, United State Institute of Peace’s Generation Change programme, training emerging leaders committed to peace-building from the Middle East, Africa and South America. Member, Pacific Council on International Policy. Term Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Truman National Security Fellow. German Marshall Memorial Foundation Fellow. Homegrown Violent Extremism Study Group Associate, USC. Member of the board of several non-profit organizations and government bodies working at the intersections of religion and public life.
Grace Natalie Louisa
Grace Natalie Louisa is Co-Founder of the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI). As one of the youngest party leaders in Indonesia, she aims to involve the younger generation in politics and is committed to making transparency in government one of her goals. Before entering politics, Louisa had a career in journalism. In her early years as a television journalist, Louisa covered crime, politics, business and other current affairs.