On Sustainability and Innovation
at Hong Kong Broadband Network
Discussing sustainability as a platform for innovation and community engagement.
At the 18th International Meeting
on Environmental Law
My perspective on Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2030+,
sustainable innovation, and what's needed next (starting at 22:40).
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With fellow panelists Dr. Keisha Siriboe, Patti Hunt, and James Green.
Management Consultant, Lyrium Venture Partners Limited
Partner, F&C Consulting Group Inc.
Co-Director, Philippines, Founder Institute
Based between Hong Kong and Manila, Gerard is a Management Consultant at Lyrium Venture Partners Limited and a Partner at F&C Consulting Group, a global forensic investigations and compliance consulting firm. He is also a Co-Director of the Founder Institute's Philippines chapter, the world's largest, pre-seed, technology accelerator focused on driving impact on the UN SDGs via the start-up ecosystem.
He is an experienced, solutions-focused professional, well-versed in ESG & Sustainability, digital transformation, and change management. Focusing on SMEs and fast-growth, technology ventures, Gerard is a results-driven change agent with experience leading change across organizations and improving stakeholder engagement.
Gerard is deeply committed to identifying new partnerships and building capacity to cultivate sustainability and financial inclusion on a global scale. He received his training on climate change and sustainability from former US Vice President Al Gore. He currently coaches and mentors volunteers through the Climate Reality Project in advancing sustainability, diversity, equity and inclusion. Since 2008, Gerard has continued to build a portfolio of over 170 microfinance loans across 50 countries to help lift underprivileged communities out of poverty. He was also previously a member of the Evian Group at IMD, a think tank headed by the late Prof. Jean-Pierre Lehmann, dedicated to building a sustainable global economy.