Ehon Chan

Executive Director of Social Entrepreneurship
Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)


Ehon has passion for creating opportunities through connecting people, capital, and ideas. His work has focused on creating innovative, impact-focused projects and purpose driven businesses, tapping into the opportunities brought by digital media and technologies.

Previously, Ehon was the cofounder of Hub Australia, a network of coworking communities driving innovation through collaboration, and Spur Projects, a not-for-profit making it easier for men to take preventative action rather than to suicide.

He was an Advisory Board member for Bendigo & Adelaide Bank’s PlanBig and StartSomeGood, the world’s leading crowdfunding site for social ventures, the Chairman of the World Happiness Forum and is currently serving as Movember Foundation’s Men’s Health Advisory, the world’s largest men’s health charity.

Although far from his mind, his effort and contribution to social change has won him numerous awards and accolades such as Suicide Prevention Australia's "LIFE Award", The Age's "Top 100 Most Influential People", Australia Trade Commission's "Top 30 Digital Influencer", Shoe String Magazine's "Top 25 Social Entrepreneurs", Startup Daily's "Top 50 Social Crusaders and Changemakers" and GOOD Magazine's "GOOD 100 People Moving the World Forward".