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Timothy K. W. MA, JP, is now serving as the Executive Director of Project Flame: Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at The City University of Hong Kong. The project focuses on incubating innovative initiative in the university to expand and develop more students to have experience and exposure on social enterprise. It also helps to design and support the delivery of Gateway Education courses themed with social enterprise and service leadership at the campus for the students.

Timothy serves as the co-founding member of the Hong Kong Social Entrepreneurship Forum with Dr. KK Tse.  He also is the Vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Chamber of Social Enterprises. He has served as the core member of the Organizing Committee for the annual Social Enterprise Summit since 2010.

He was awarded Outstanding Social Entrepreneurship of East Asia on 2009 by the SCHWAB Foundation and contributing author to a book `Bottom of Pyramid’ for the new entries to social enterprise, and ‘Leadership in Social Enterprise’ by WEF.  He also serves as an expertise on the Ageing Panel at the Global Agenda Council of World Economic Forum since 2012.

Timothy is now one of Non-executive Directors of Urban Renewal Authority, member of Elderly Commission, Lottery Fund Advisory Committee, Board member of Social Workers Registration Board, as well as Supervisory Board member of Hong Kong Housing Society.  He is also a co-opted member of the Task Force on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund. He also serves as training consultant and advisor for NPI (Shanghai) and SEI (Taiwan).