As a social entrepreneur, philanthropy advocate, and finance professional with more than 30 years of experience in banking, consulting, asset management, and technology, Mr Wilson is highly regarded as a thought leader by his industry peers. He has been named one of Forbes Asia’s Heroes of Philanthropy and has been honoured with The Peak Magazine Game Changers Philanthropy Award and Tatler’s Annual Philanthropy Award. Mr Wilson co-founded Water and Healthcare Foundation in 2008, an NGO to improve the lives and conditions of rural communities in Cambodia with a focus on the well-being of women and children. In collaboration with KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Mount Alvernia Hospital, the foundation delivers clean water to schools and runs medical training programmes. Mr Wilson balances his time between running Water and Healthcare Foundation, a technology advisory business (Kai Capital Partners), and an advisory role with Virtuosos (Virtuózok), a Hungary-developed talent programme for children. Hailing from England, Mr Wilson started the first decade of his career with the British Army serving in Germany, the UK, Belfast, and the Sultanate of Oman. Today a Singapore national, Mr Wilson has held senior roles in fund management and private banking in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Previous Experience: Water and Healthcare Foundation, Kai Capital Partners, Virtuosos