Pat Dwyer

Founder & Director, The Purpose Business

About me

Pat Dwyer is passionate about sharing her 20 years of sustainability leadership to help businesses in Asia thrive through responsible growth. 

Before founding TPB, Ms Dwyer led teams at Shangri-La Hotels and Ayala Land, setting standards in corporate sustainability with firsts such as banning shark fin sales, DJSI listing, impact measurements and LEED developments. 

She has an MA in Globalisation & Governance from the University of Oxford and a certificate of completion of Global Leadership & Public Policy for the 21st Century at Harvard Kennedy School. 

Ms Dwyer serves on the World Economic Forum Council on Future of Environment & Natural Resource Security. She is a fellow of the Asia Society and the Royal Society of Arts, and a WEF Young Global Leader. She is on the Boards of Enrich and Ignite Impact.


Pactrick Ip

Managing Director, China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund (CAF)

Ambassador Delia Domingo Albert

Former Secretary (Minister) of Foreign Affairs, Asia

Jixun Foo

Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Tan Bin Ru

CEO (Southeast Asia), OneConnect Financial Technology

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP)