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 (www.sharedimpact.org) 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.