Peng Yanni

Peng Yanni has 20 years of experience in the field of civil society, public services to the vulnerable groups, social enterprise and social investment. She is Executive Deputy Secretary-General of Narada Foundation and based in Beijing. She was Executive Director of United in Diversity China Fund of GT Group from October 2011 to November 2012 and has successfully brought a tri-sector leadership programme from MIT to China. She worked for the British Council for 8 years from 2003 to 2011. In her capacity of Assistant Director Social Development she led the design and delivery of the Skills for Social Entrepreneurs Project which is a flagship project in social enterprise and social innovation area in China. The project has successfully promoted the concept and practice of social enterprise in China. Before joining the British Council, Peng Yanni had worked for Ministry of Civil Affairs for 6 years focusing on public services to vulnerable children. Peng Yanni holds a Master degree in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries from London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Bachelor degree in Business Management from Renmin University of China.