Paul Cheng

Chair of Trustees, SharedImpact

Paul Cheng is the Chair of Trustees of SharedImpact, a charity whose mission is to improve the financial efficiency and effectiveness of charities and social enterprises by developing new funding solutions, and operating an online marketplace ( for trading social investment products. Cheng is the former head of CAF Venturesome, a pioneering social investment fund in the UK. He is also the chair of the European Social Investment Taskforce, a high-level working group connecting prime ministerial offices throughout the European Union around social finance policy issues.

By background, Cheng was a corporate finance lawyer with the international law firm Slaughter and May, and also worked as a business strategist for Microsoft. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a law degree from Oxford University. He serves on the board of trustees of the LankellyChase Foundation, and is a BMW Foundation World Young Leader.