Grace is the CEO and Co-Founder of The Hub Singapore, a community and co-working space for entrepreneurs, and the founder of Books for Hope, a social enterprise in childrens’ education.
She is regarded as the node of the social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Southeast Asia and speaks widely on that topic. Interested in ecosystem building, movement shaping and policy development for social enterprises, she has been invited by the Prime Minister’s Office in Singapore to share her inputs. She sits on the Advisory Boards of Ben & Jerry’s Singapore and Skoll Scholars at the Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford. The HUB Singapore has successfully rose to be an ecosystem platform that intensifies the connections and collaborations needed for an innovative ecosystem, across public, private and people sectors as well as multiple industries and interest groups.
Having a passion for teaching and speaking, she has delivered courses on Social Entrepreneurship in universities, MBA classes and is a speaker at international conferences (e.g. US State Department in Islamabad, Future Enterprise Forum in Seoul, EMERGE in Oxford and RMIT in Melbourne). She is also a Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence at INSEAD, a Social Entrepreneurship Mentor at the National University of Singapore and a TEDx Singapore speaker.
Across the years, Grace has consulted for companies, foundations and start-ups worldwide on social entrepreneurship and judges widely in various national and international start-up competitions.
She now resides in Singapore and has an MBA from University of Oxford where she graduated with Distinction and was a Skoll Scholar (funded by Jeff Skoll, the co-founder of eBay).