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Marco Shek

Job Title: Asia Lead- Partnerships, Capacity Building and Development

Marco is SIX’s Asia Lead- Partnerships, Capacity Building and Development, leading SIX's global work on building people and organisation's innovation skills and capacities in social innovation. 

Prior to that, Marco led the communication and network coordination work for Social Innovation Community (SIC) – a European-wide project with the aim to strengthen, connect and grow existing social innovation communities.

Marco is a seasoned trainer and advocator with demonstrated history of experiences in the Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship and not-for-profit organisation management industry. He is passionate on cross sector collaboration and believes in collective effort to build a better society for humankind.

With experiences in Hong Kong and Asia, Marco was actively engaged in managing innovation challenges (Good Seed) under a HKSAR government initiative (SIE Fund), early-stage innovation/ideation at University level, participatory social design and knowledge exchange across cities (i.e. 5% Design Action).  

Marco is also the co-founder of Beyond Vision Projects, a social enterprise promoting worldwide accessible and inclusive art and culture for the visually-impaired.

Marco has degrees in Guidance and Counselling and Marketing and Public Relations.