Shalini Mahtani

Shalini Mahtani
  • Founder
    Zubin Foundation

Graduate, London School of Economics. Former accountant and banker. Pioneered debate and thinking on greater diversity & inclusion (D&I) in the Asia workplace, with a focus on women, LGBT, race and culture and disability; has worked with more than 50 companies across Asia on D&I. Played a critical role in lobbying the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to have listed companies "comply or explain" on diversity. Founder and until 2009, CEO, Community Business, a unique non-profit organization in Asia. Founder, The Zubin Foundation, to honour son Zubin's life and to be a voice for social change and justice in Hong Kong. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum (2009). Recipient: Master of Charity Arts and Culture Award, American Chamber of Commerce (2011); MBE for services to corporate social responsibility in Hong Kong (2008); Chief Executives Commendation for Community Service, HKSAR Government.