Stacey Choe is the Director of Membership & Services at the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), which has member organisations in 28 countries. She oversees the team that is in charge of recruitment of members and rolling out bespoke services for the community like roundtable events, customised webinars and study tours on social investment. She has organised countless international events, bringing together leaders in the investment, corporate and government fields.
Prior to joining AVPN, she had eight years of experience in marketing communications, events management, market research and strategy. She spent three years in China as the marketing director of a boutique Italian consulting company. During that time, she established herself as a leading PR and communications consultant in the food and lifestyle industries in China. In Singapore she was responsible for regional incentive and rewards programmes in Intel Corporation, and before that, Stacey worked in the government sector on nationwide campaigns relating to social cohesion and national identity.
Stacey holds an MA in Social Anthropology of Development from SOAS, University of London, and a BA in Political Science and English Literature from the National University of Singapore. She has varied interests in social, political and community development, and has also co-founded a Lean In chapter for professional women in Singapore, sits on several committees including the Asia Environment Innovation Forum, mentors social enterprises and speaks on venture philanthropy at regional events.