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About SII


The Foundation is committed to becoming an implementation, advisory and technical partner for the United Nations, in collaboration with the for-purpose sectors, international NGOs & social enterprises, philanthropy and for-profit sectors, corporate & private investors, with a different approach through a focus on outcomes adopting of positive and effective actions to steadily advance the global sustainable Development Goals and the realization of the United Nations climate goals.



 Mr. Jan Mattsson

Chief strategic advisor of Social Impact Investment Foundation (SII); 

former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations; former Executive Director, United Nations Office for Project services (UNOPS); former Member of the Inspection Panel of the World Bank Group.

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Dr. Dania Zhou

Co-founder & Director of Social Impact Investment Foundation (SII); Managing Partner of CSC Impact fund UK; China Manager of Invest London; membership of the Fortune 500 CEO Private Club; member of Governor of the Bank of England, the Minister for Digital Innovation, the Minister for Education, and the Minister for Health, Education, and Social Responsibility.

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Mr. Johnathan Chong

Co-founder & Director of Social Impact Investment Foundation (SII); General Partner of EU-China Fund; Director of Yuai World Foundation; the Founding Chairman of S.T.A.R.S. Foundation



Dr. Yukio Hatoyama

Former Prime Minister of Japan from 2009 to 2010; Co-founder of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ); elected as No. 6 among the 100 most influential people in the world by Time 100 in 2010


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Mr. Daniel Shih

Vice Chairman of LionRock Capital Hong Kong; Investment and Asset Management Committees;  member of the Audit and Compensation Committees; Vice Chairman of Beijing Asia-America Consulting Holding Company; director of Miracle Life Science Technology Holding Company in Singapore

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Dr. Ting Ho

Director, Capital Investment Bank Limited; former First Chief Economist of FedEx Corp; Team Leader, National Food Security, Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences; Visiting Professor, HELP University, Kuala Lumpur and Putra Business School, UPM, Putrajaya, Malaysia; President of SATA foundation

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Dato Prof. Dr. Ir. Sr. Tony Cheng

He has been deeply involved in over 100 IPOs and M&A cases over the last ten years, he also provides training including ESG consultancy to Public Listed Companies in Hong Kong over the past twenty (20) years, incorporating with UN-SDGs by Impact Measurement and Management for Public Listed Companies in Hong Kong for their ESG reporting

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Mr. David Fergusson

Executive Managing Director of M&A for Generational Group; President and CEO of The M&A Advisor; Partner of Paradigm Capital Management; Recipient of the 2015 Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award; former President of Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership (HOBY)

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Dr. Wang Guangyu

Professor at the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; director of the Renmin University of China; director of Jilin University; director of the Internet Society of China; director of Focus Technology (300203), etc. Director of a company; Ex-vice president of Changtian Technology Group and chief consultant of China Customer Relationship Management Research Center (CRCC)

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Mr. Chen Xu

Founder of Banshan Think Tank in Hong Kong. Consultant for Corporate Innovation Strategy at the Shanghai Research Center of HEC Nantes, France; 30-year media veteran and angel investor in Deep Tech; executive editor of Newsweek Chinese magazine; founder of MIT Technology Review China; advisor of Institutional Investor Chinese; co-publisher of CoinDesk China

Our Objectives

The Social Impact Investment Foundation (SII) supports the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and promotes the implementation of the 17 SDGs with many partners, including but not limited to the SDGs and other international intergovernmental organizations, development NGOs, and business and industry partners.


The Foundation is a not-for-profit international collaborative platform that provides comprehensive partnerships for United Nations members, international organizations and their partners, including funding for projects and activities, donor support, impact project financing, sustainable public procurement practices guidance. It also provides consultancy and management services in project management, knowledge sharing, technical coaching and capacity building to promote sustainable regional economic development and cutting-edge science, technology and innovation projects and activities.

Our Purposes

The Foundation is committed to integrating global policy, investment, businesses, technology and innovation and channel-building capabilities, focusing on the two highest priority development areas of social impact investment and sustainable procurement to promote the high efficiency achievement of global SDGs.

The Foundation is using a not-for-profit model, and the financial returns from activities such as social impact investment, promotion of sustainable procurement and technical advisory support will be fully invested back into the Foundation's sustainable operations, with no dividend, bonuses or other additional payments to the Foundation's staff, except for salaries, overtime compensation and related operational and administrative costs, as determined by the registered management.

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