Beacon Award for Impact Investment


Chris Mathias is a Founder Board Member of the British Asian Trust, a Foundation which supports impoverished communities in South Asia. Claire Mathias is a member of the ActionAid Ambassador Network. They are both Founders and Trustees of the Hummingbird Trust, which aims to prevent human trafficking – focusing mainly in West Bengal. The Trust’s programmes aim to tackle gender inequality and increase the resilience of whole communities.


Dr. Kim Tan is the co-founder of the Transformational Business Network (TBN). As a passionate biotech and social entrepreneur, Kim founded a network of entrepreneurs to encourage them to become angel investors and venture philanthropists. The aim of TBN is to transform society and create economic prosperity in impoverished areas.