11-12 November 2014 | Hong Kong

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Chief Executive Officer
Community Business

Fern Ngai is Chief Executive Officer of Community Business, a Hong Kong based non-profit organization dedicated to advancing corporate responsibility.

Community Business’ mission is to lead, inspire and support businesses to improve their positive impact on people and communities. Working across Asia with some of the world’s leading companies, Community Business focuses on the areas of community investment, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance, and corporate responsibility strategy.

Fern joined Community Business in October 2012 and is responsible for leading the organization into its next stage of growth. Over the last decade, Community Business has established itself as a thought leader and catalyst for change through its pioneering research, networks, campaigns, and client-centric services.

Fern has been actively involved in and passionate about corporate social responsibility and diversity and inclusion for the last 10 years, in her voluntary role as Chair of the Board of KELY Support Group, a local charity dedicated to supporting young people, and in her previous roles at Standard Chartered Bank.

During her 25-year career at Standard Chartered, Fern held leadership roles at both local and regional levels, in the Human Resources, Technology and Operations, Asia Governance and Strategic Initiatives, and Corporate Affairs functions. Fern was also the bank’s Diversity and Inclusion Champion in Hong Kong, a Living with HIV Ambassador, and Director of Programme Care, an employee-led community care and volunteering organization. Prior to Standard Chartered, Fern worked in the information technology field in Canada.