Penny Low


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The addition of Penny Low to the board further strengthens the Leonardo Centre's positioning as an international research platform accelerating the transition towards a regenerative society.

A former elected member of the Singapore Parliament (2001-2015) Penny now acts as a senior advisor, mentor and confidante to C-suites., Penny Low pioneered movements and entrepreneurship across the media, academic, private, public and people sectors. A global connector and innovator, she is passionate about technology for Good and mindful leadership.  She advises multiple technology and innovation organisations across the globe.

"As more and more artificial intelligence enters our lives, more and more mindfulness quotient needs to be awakened, especially in leaders."

The Leonardo Centre is well positioned to leverage Imperial College's excellent academic wealth, deep global network and brilliance of its directors to forge meaningful collaborations, in pursuit of a regenerative and enterprising humaniverse (humanity+universe). I'm honoured to be part of it. "

A successful wealth manager, she founded the Social Innovation Park, co-created SEA and raiSE – a national platform responsible for the social enterprise sector development work. She strategised and implemented media programs, co-created television programs, the Global Social Innovators Forums and businesses that impacted numerous social entrepreneurs and people for a better world. 

The Leonardo Centre partners with more than 150 scholars across 60 global universities, and is headed up by Maurizio Zollo, Scientific Director and Professor of Strategy & Sustainability at Imperial College Business School, and Executive Director Livio Scalvini. 

Other members of the advisory board include Peter Childs (chair), Ed Daniels, Sandrine Dixson-Decleve, Franklin Allen, Ann Rosenberg, Nilay Shah,  and Nick Voulvoulis.