Timothy Ma

RSW, FCRP, JP
Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprises Limited (HKGCSE)
Executive Director of Project Flame at the City University of Hong Kong


Mr. Timothy Ma is the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprises Limited (HKGCSE). He is the Executive Director of Project Flame at the City University of Hong Kong. He is a registered social worker, a fellow of Certified Risk Planner, as well as being appointed as JP by the Hong Kong SAR Govt. on June 31 2012.

Since 1996, Mr. Ma has been actively involved in the development and sup-port on social enterprise in Hong Kong. He co-founded the Social Entrepre-neurship Forum with Dr. KK Tse and being an active member of the Organiz-ing Committee of Social Enterprise Summit. In Nov. 2015, Mr. Ma was re-appointed as co-opted member of the Social Innovation& Entrepreneurship Develop Fund of Hong Kong SAR Govt. Owing to his outstanding leadership and development of the 24 hour operating Personal Emergency Link Service of the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association, he was awarded The Outstanding Social Entrepreneur (East Asia Region)in 2009 by Schwab Foundation.

He is now leading the social innovation and entrepreneurship development in the campus. He offers SE internship and visit for the students of the City Univ., so as to widen their exposure on the excitement of social enterprise operation. He also offers advices and consultant advices to students who wish to take part at SE Challenge Competition and Award or involve in their own SE startup. Prior to this, he has served as the Founding Executive Director of Senior Citizen Home Safety Association on 1996 - 2012.