Fern Ngai is Chief Executive Officer of Community Business, based in Hong Kong, responsible for leading the organisation into its next stage of growth.
Under Fern’s leadership since October 2012, Community Business has expanded its products and services, established a subsidiary in India, and launched the LGBT+ Workplace Inclusion Index, the first and only benchmark for workplace inclusion practices and initiatives for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees in Asia.
Fern has been actively involved in and passionate about corporate social responsibility and diversity and inclusion, in her voluntary role as Board Director of KELY Support Group, a Hong Kong charity dedicated to supporting young people, and in her previous roles at Standard Chartered Bank.
During her 25-year career at Standard Chartered, Fern held leadership roles at both local and regional levels, in the human resources, technology and operations, Asian governance, and corporate affairs functions. Fern was the bank’s Diversity and Inclusion Champion in Hong Kong, a Living with HIV Ambassador, and Director of Programme Care, an employee-led community care and volunteering organisation. Prior to Standard Chartered, Fern worked in the information technology field in Canada.