Catherine Chen

FRM, Founder and CEO, AvantFaire Investment Management

Catherine is a seasoned impact investor, a serial entrepreneur and a public policy advocate for impact investment, carbon neutrality and Sustainable Development Goals. She founded the AvantFaire Group companies with a strong Asia presence in China, Hong Kong SAR and Singapore focusing on impact investing and providing impact solutions and strategic advice to asset owners. Her investment style is top down and oriented towards secular trends including decarbonization, technology applications in ESG and green businesses. Catherine’s investment experiences span across smart buildings and design, AI applications in ESG, city and community planning and infrastructure transitions, to sustainable supply chains in the food and fashion industry.