Richard Brubaker 

Managing Director of Collective Responsibility; Founder & EV of HandsOn China; Visiting Professor of Sustainability, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

Driven by the belief that change begins with a single step, Richard Brubaker has spent the last 15 years in Asia working to engage, inspire and equip those around him to take their first step.

Acting as a catalyst to driving sustainability, to bring about the changes in leadership and business models, and to recalibrate old models so that new opportunities can be captured, Brubaker’s work is centered around building foundations of knowledge, understanding core issues, engaging stakeholders, and doing what it takes to move forward.

Currently, as the Managing Director of Collective Responsibility, Founder and Executive Volunteer of HandsOn China and a Visiting Professor of Sustainability at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Richard is focused on building platforms that promote long term organizational capacity to address the economic, environmental and social hurdles that China faces as the country’s economic growth accelerates.

To date, Richard have overseen the development and execution of more than 200 projects focused on solving the social, environmental and economic challenges that are faced in Asia, and I am regularly invited to speak on about my work in social innovation & entrepreneurship, sustainability, corporate social responsibility and leadership.

Richard holds a Masters in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

You can follow Rich on Twitter at @richbrubaker