Neville Lai Yunshek

Global Shaper, Hong Kong Hub

Neville is a Public Sector Consultant for a global consulting firm where he advises the strategic prioritisation for creating ‘future-ready’ organisations and incorporates Design Thinking in public service delivery.

Neville is also an independent international affairs strategist focusing on East Asia. His thought leadership was featured in the World Economic Forum, The South China Morning Post (SCMP), The Hong Kong Economic Journal, among others. He is also a frequent speaker before senior business leaders and journalists.

He was posted to the smallest state of Myanmar – Kayah State, before the hit of COVID-19, conducting fieldwork in Myanmar promoting community-based development for the United Nations / World Trade Organisation. He also had experience developing and implementing charitable projects in Hong Kong.

Through the Global Shapers Initiative, he founded the ‘Future City Dialogue Series to distil youth-led actions to improve the future readiness of Hong Kong. He saw the need to galvanise civic engagement and is growing an audience of young professionals to actively future-proof together. He is the current Curator for the Hong Kong hub and published the first advocacy paper on Improving the Future Readiness for Hong Kong - Youth insights.

He is currently based in Hong Kong and speaks four languages.

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