Change Makers Stage

Collaboration for Change: How Educators, Businesses, and Social Innovators can Work Together to Create a Better Future

Day 1 : 14:50 – 15:40

Come hear from our speakers to discover the synergy derived from the collaboration between educators, businesses, and social innovators in driving positive change. This session aims to explore strategies and examples of successful partnerships to inspire young professionals to seek collaborative opportunities and contribute to a better future.


  • What opportunities and challenges exist for educators, business leaders and social innovators to join hands and create space for young people to exchange ideas, share experiences and co-create solutions?
  • How can key stakeholders work to provide mentorship opportunities, exposure, access to markets and networks to help young people realise their potential as social changemakers for a sustainable future?

Post-event Actions for Delegates

  • Rethink how you can better support cross-sectoral collaboration to drive positive change on an individual and organisational level.


Dr. Rosette Leung


Dr. Rosette Leung is a Lecturer in the Department of Marketing at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. She teaches various courses, including Marketing Management, Global Marketing Management, Buyer Behaviour, Digital Marketing, and Integrated Marketing Communication. Her research interests span multiple areas, from social media marketing to internet-based relationships.

My sustainability goals for 2023:

My sustainability goals are to inspire and equip the next generation with the knowledge, skills, and determination to make sustainable choices and become leaders on fostering a more sustainable future. In addition to my commitment in business case writing about sustainability, innovation and climate change, I hope I can engage in more collaborative efforts with organizations and academics for sharing knowledge and best practices in sustainability.

Chester Cheng


Chester joined MTR Corporation as Graduate Trainee in 2019, and co-founded Hong Kong’s leading one-stop green lifestyle reward platform Carbon Wallet from zero to one in 2021. He currently heads up the social innovation venture as a subsidiary of MTR Lab.
He is passionate about driving sustainable consumption for cities, and strives to transform issue-based climate communications into action-based engagement to inspire climate actions among individuals.

My sustainability goals for 2023:

  • Everyone in Hong Kong getting used to waste sorting at households and start recycling.
  • Less disposable used in the city, people supporting sustainable merchants.

Isabel Li

Head of Education

Ms. Isabel Li is a passionate educator with over two decades of experience in wildlife conservation through informal learning environments. She was a board member of International Zoo Educators Association for over 10 years and was the President of the Association from 2016 to 2018 creating transformational change to zoo and aquarium education globally. As the Head of Education at Ocean Park Corporation, she steers the development of education engagement within and outside the boundary of Ocean Park so that we can create a world where all people respect and act to protect biodiversity.

My sustainability golas for 2023:

My sustainability goals for 2023/24 for Hong Kong would be that local produce are more readily available and Hong Kong people will choose to eat local food.

Lehui Liang

Chief Impact Capital Officer

Lehui Liang is the Chief Impact Capital Officer at Social Ventures Hong Kong. The Impact Capital team designs new platforms to synthesise capital from partners across all sectors and enables these resources to have a social impact in enriching Hong Kong’s communities. Lehui is also the Senior Manager, Hong Kong for AVPN, a Singapore-based funders’ network committed to building a vibrant and high impact social finance community across Asia.

My sustainability goals for 2023:

Active communities and changemakers all contributing their unique strengths towards creating a “New Urban” Hong Kong that everyone can be proud of.

Lee Williamson

Regional head of Gen.T

Lee Williamson is an award-winning media leader with over a decade of experience in the region. He is the regional head of Tatler Gen.T, a community-focused content and events platform for Asia’s Leaders of Tomorrow. He was selected as a WAN-IFRA Young Media Leaders Fellow 2020 and is the president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong.

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