About The Speaker

About The Speaker [Ehon Chan]


Ehon Chan
Partner, Retrospective Discovery LLP



Ehon is a Partner at Retrospective Discovery, a network of innovation practitioners and facilitators helping organizations transform to become more productive and innovative.

With 13 years of experience working in all 3 sectors, Ehon has designed, implemented and/or built startup and social enterprise incubation and acceleration strategies and program; innovation hubs in 5 cities across 3 countries; grantmaking and investment frameworks; and new policy and frameworks for innovation for both Government and corporates.

Ehon introduced the social enterprise accreditation and social procurement policies adopted by the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Malaysia. He is the brainchild behind Malaysia Social Enterprise Blueprint 2015-2018 and a co-author of the Sarawak Digital Economy Strategy 2018-2022. As a consultant, some clients Ehon has worked with include Virgin Unite Australia, Queensland Department of Communities, Foundation for Young Australians and UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Region.

He co-founded Hub Australia, the largest privately-owned coworking space provider in Australia and a not-for-profit organisation, wearespur, in Australia. Ehon has served on the Board, and in senior leadership positions in organisations from all 3 sectors in Malaysia, UK and Australia including Sarawak Multimedia Authority, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre, Movember Foundation, Bendigo & Adelaide Bank and Project00.

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