Howard Ling - Social Enterprise Consultant

凌浩雲 LING Ho Wan, Howard

凌浩雲先生現任社會企業商務中心首席顧問。中心於2008年獲滙豐銀行慈善基金、攜手扶弱基金撥款資助及香港社會服務聯會成立。他於2004年開展社會創投事業,先後開辦社企素食餐廳Harvester, Happy Veggies, Ateen, Goodnuts, Happy OursBijas。每個品牌都因應不同的弱勢社群的特質而設計,發揮他們的強勢。他亦義務為香港及澳門的社會企業擔任顧問,除了協助社企尋找開業或擴展資金外,他亦在策劃、執行、會計、人力資源及持續發展等方面提供不同方案。凌浩雲曾協助多家社會福利機構成立社企達30多間,幫助過百名殘疾人士就業,包括視障、聽障、智障、肢體殘障及自閉症人士等。

凌浩雲先生積極參與公共及社會服務,尤其在推動社會企業的發展方面,他於2017年獲香港特別行政區頒授榮譽勳章。 他出任香港特別行政區民政事務局社會企業咨詢委員會成員(2009 - 2015),平和基金委員 (2014 - 現在),行政上訴委員會委員 (2015 – 現在),澳門特別行政區社會工作局殘疾人士就業發展資助計劃顧問,葉氏家族慈善基金撥款委員,路向四肢傷殘協會社企顧問,協康會執行委員會委員,香港失明人協進會社企顧問,母嬰康逸社董事,善導會明朗社企顧問,香港影視明星體育協會慈善基金社企委員,香港專業教育學院(沙田)校外考核督導員,和浸會大學客座助理教授。凌先生畢業於美國芝加哥伊利諾大學理工學院,其後於香港中文大學修讀工商管理碩士學位,並完成歐洲企管學院社會創業課程。

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Howard Ling is the Chief Consultant of Social Enterprise Business Centre, which is funded by the Partnership fund for the disadvantaged, HSBC, and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Howard began his social entrepreneurial journey in 2004. He founded several social enterprise vegetarian restaurants such as Harvester, Happy Veggies, Bijas, Ateen, Goodnuts, and Happy Ours. These social businesses employ different underprivileged groups according to their strengths not weaknesses. Howard also serves as a consultant to many social enterprises in Hong Kong and Macau. In addition to the funding channels for business startup and expansion, he offers the social enterprises a wide range of solutions in terms of planning, execution, accounting, human resources and sustained developments. He has helped many non-profit organizations to set up more than 30 social enterprises, which employ over hundreds of the disabled people, including those of visual and hearing impairments, physical handicaps, and autism. He was awarded the Medal of Honour (MH) in 2017 for his dedicated public and community service, particularly his contributions to the development of social enterprises.

  • Home Affairs Bureau (HKSAR) – Social Enterprise Advisory Committee Member (2009 to 2015)
  • Administrative Appeal Board – Panel Member (2015 to Present)
  • Ping Wo Fund Advisory Committee Member (2014 to Present)
  • Social Welfare Bureau (Macau SAR) – Consultant of Social Enterprise Scheme
  • Heep Hong Society – Executive Committee Member
  • Direction Association for the Handicapped – Social Enterprise Consultant
  • Mbaby Doula Social Enterprise – Director and Social Enterprise Consultant
  • Hong Kong Blind Union – Social Enterprise Consultant
  • The Yeh Family Philanthropy - Grant Committee member
  • Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Shatin) - External Examiner
  • Baptist University – Adjunct Associate Professor

Howard Ling holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois, a Master degree in Business Administration from the The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and graduated from INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship programme.