TSIC is a global consulting network headquartered in London, with offices in Hong Kong, Italy, the Ivory Coast and Qatar. Our network is intentionally selected for their wealth of experience from diverse disciplines, geographies and sectors, all dedicated to helping create a more purpose-driven society.
Bonnie joined TSIC as a Consultant after completing her Master in International Relations from the London School of Economics. Born and raised in Hong Kong, she has always been interested in how businesses can become engines of social change. She gained valuable insights on cross-sector collaboration through her diverse working experiences, ranging from big corporations like HSBC, to international NGOs like Amnesty International and Equality Now, to the government. She is a social entrepreneur herself and started an award-winning non-profit social enterprise which aims to empower marginalised women through photography. She is also the Coordinator of Women in Social Finance, a London-based private community of mid- and senior-level women working in the fields of social finance and impact investing, and has an ILM Development Award in Social Return on Investment (SROI).
She was recently awarded Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur in Europe, the Hong Kong Youth Service Award and the Asian Women of Achievement Awards. Apart from London, she has lived and worked in Germany, Denmark, the United States, Singapore and Pakistan.
Leesa has 20 years’ experience in corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability and philanthropy, as well as business transformation and communications. Working with a myriad of companies ranging from FTSE500 to privately owned global businesses, Leesa has a sustained track record of delivering value – strategic planning and implementation, project development and mobilisation – integrating economic, environmental and social impacts for profitability and organisation improvement. She developed and mobilised several high profile initiatives including the Responsible Business Awards (UK) and a US$1 million Prize for Sustainability (Global). Leesa regularly authors and publishes articles in the Huff Post, Philanthropy Impact, City Philanthropy, Institute for Family Business and featured in The Economist. Leesa sits on the Advisory Board for OneSqin, is a Mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and an accredited Coach.
Sally is Finance Manager of TSIC and has worked as an accountant in the charity sector for over ten years. Prior to TSIC she worked for Women Living Under Muslim Laws, The Foundling Museum and Parenting UK.
She is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and started her career at KPMG in 1977.
Beulah brings over 25 years of work experience in the area of international development, environmental management, international strategy and governance. She has had the opportunity to combine her management consultancy experience with work for multilateral organizations such as the World Bank, GEF (Global Environmental Facility) and academic institutions in the US and Spain. Prior to joining TSIC, she worked with UnLtd in London, overseeing GSEN, a network of social entrepreneurship organizations worldwide. She is an angel investor for the successful Hotel con Corazon in Oaxaca, Mexico that focuses on educating the children in the immediate area. She is also an active volunteer with a homeless center, and a governor at a comprehensive school in London.
Originally from Malaysia, Beulah has lived in several countries and speaks English, Bahasa Malaysia, Spanish and Mandarin. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College in Economics and Mandarin, Masters in City Planning (MCP) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in International Strategy from IESE (Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa, Barcelona, Spain). Her dissertation focused on knowledge management within multinational corporations. She has taught economic courses, international economics and given presentations on internationalization strategies to companies.
Kyrus is the Head of Development in Greater China region. He has extensive experience in organization development, operations management, volunteer management, international development, and humanitarian.
Kyrus has devoted to the humanitarian movement for more than 15 years. He has worked on organization development for IFRC East Asia office previously, and still being an active volunteer leader in Hong Kong Red Cross. He was elected as East Asia representative in the Asia Pacific Youth Network of the IFRC from 2009 to 2014. He is now a member of Council of the Hong Kong Red Cross. Besides humanitarian, he has also worked for a leading workspace and community for start-ups, so he knows well how to integrate the new start-up elements into a traditional business. Furthermore, Kyrus is appointed as a member of the Human Resources Planning Commission, the Youth Development Commission, the Consultation Panel of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and the Consumer Council by the Hong Kong SAR Government.
Richard is the director and founder of Social et al. Limited, a boutique consulting firm specialised in social innovation. Before starting his own venture, Richard was the Deputy Head of HKCSS-HSBC Social Enterprise Business Centre (SEBC), a resource centre under the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) to advance social entrepreneurship and mobilize social innovation. Prior to joining HKCSS, Richard worked in WebOrganic as Senior Manager of Marketing specialising in digital inclusion; Microsoft Hong Kong as Community Affairs Program Specialist.
Richard is an MBA graduate of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and an alumnus of London Business School. He received his Bachelor degree in Communication and Media Management, and was being awarded the University Medal from the University of South Australia.
Fabienne has been working for BNP Paribas in Paris as a Financial Manager. At the same time, she provided technical support to charities and social ventures through professional skills-based volunteering. She also supported micro-finance institutions and impact investors in developing countries to scale up their social impact and secure their financial return. She felt that she wanted to do more and changed her career to become an Impact Investment Manager in London.
She decided to launch the TSIC franchise in the Ivory Coast in order to sustain and promote the development of Small & Medium Enterprises in the region of West Africa. She truly believes that social ventures are one of the main enablers for empowering job creation in Africa and fight against poverty. Fabienne has a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Auditing from Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium).
Sarah – Jane Danchie is leading TSIC’s Ghana country program and supporting the Managing Director to establish TSIC’s work in Africa and TSIC’s global agenda on diversity and inclusion.
Sarah brings 15 years of experience on sustainable development issues working at the international, regional and community level with several clients such as governments, international companies and international philanthropic organizations mainly operating across about 20 African countries. An overview of her skills and experience includes policy analysis, strategy design, business and industry environment analysis and reform, impact measurement and public and private sector policy design and implementation.
Sarah began her career working with the Commonwealth, working on member countries in almost every region in the world – Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific, Americas and especially small and vulnerable economies in the Caribbean. She researched on various issues such as challenges of emerging economies in the international trade arena, climate change, urban development and international debt.
Before joining TSIC she was working with the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), a pan African economic policy institution based in Ghana. She managed ACET’s Extractives program which focused on research and advisory on improving local and socio- economic impacts of mining, oil and gas projects in a range of African countries. She also managed research and advisory projects on China-Africa investments, infrastructure, agriculture, international trade, national planning and public financial management.
Sarah supports initiatives which promote girls and women in STEM education and related careers. She also has a passion for youth and gender empowerment programs and facilitating the transition from school to work.
Sarah holds an MSc and BSc both majoring in Economics from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and Queen Mary College respectively.
Believing that finance and investment capital can and should be a force for social good, Charles pursued his keen interest in social finance and impact investment, before joining TSIC.
Having worked in private banking and wealth management, most recently as a Senior Product Manager at an Islamic Bank in Qatar, he did a series of projects in social sector organizations in Qatar, Ukraine, Myanmar and Thailand. This included supporting two microfinance institutions as a Kiva Fellow, developing income share agreements for higher education financing while at Wedu, and working on a series of innovative digital social initiatives in the Islamic economy.
As Qatar Director and operating through YAZ Consultancy WLL, Charles channels TSIC’s expertise to benefit a broad spectrum of stakeholders, in Qatar and the region. Hailing from Malaysia, Charles and has lived and worked in Doha for over 10 years.
Charles holds a Master’s in Islamic Banking, Finance & Management from the University of Gloucestershire, a Bachelor’s in Commerce from the University of Madras, and wide range of certifications in Investments, Islamic Finance and Social Finance.
Rachel has over 25 years experience working for Senior Partners, Managers, Directors and board-level Executives, assisting with high profile clients and large corporate firms to ensure deadlines are met whilst managing extremely busy work and travel schedules.
Rachel’s experience has given her the opportunity to develop her natural instincts and abilities to help organise and support others. Gaining trust and confidence is of paramount importance to Rachel as is her reputation for being dependable and reliable, all while keeping a good sense of humour.
Auréliane completed a BA in Social Anthropology from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and a Masters in Human Rights at University College London, where she also undertook a course on statistics and research methods at their Centre for Applied Statistics. She has strong qualitative and quantitative research skills and her research experience included, for instance, refugee rights in Germany and the Roma community in Romania.
Prior to joining TSIC, she also worked in the documentary film industry and NGO sector in Germany and for the Friedrich-Ebert Foundation in Tunisia, with a specific focus on women’s empowerment as well as refugee rights. With a strong interest in the ethics of technology and how it can be used for social innovation, she is currently expanding her knowledge in web development.
Originally from Switzerland, Aureliane has lived in four countries. She is fluent in French, English, German, and is currently learning Arabic.