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Mr. Philo Alto

Philo is an ex-investment banker (Goldman Sachs and Citigroup) who is passionate about doing good while doing well. He is the CEO of Asia Value Advisors (AVA), a philanthropy and leadership advisory platform that seeks to inform and engage individuals and organizations to create sustainable impact. He previously co-authored two publications: “Mind the Gap: Lessons and Findings from EngageHK” and “Adopting the London Principles: Policy Considerations to Grow Impact Investing in Hong Kong”. He also convened a Foundation Philanthropy Roundtable in Hong Kong bringing together foundation leaders to explore what’s next in creating sustainable value. His firm AVA was engaged by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to lead the program curation efforts for its international Philanthropy for Better Cities forum in September 22-23, 2016.

Philo received his MBA and MPA at Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School. He is a board director of the Harvard Club of Hong Kong and an officer of the HBS Association of Hong Kong.

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