Liza Chong is the CEO of The Index Project, a Danish non-profit foundation working to promote and mobilize designs that improve life. The foundation is behind The Index Award, a prestigious worldwide design prize focused on sustainable and impactful innovation.
She penned the first official strategy and has led fundraising and global partnership initiatives that have taken The Index Project to the Nordics, Asia, Latin America and the US. Most recently, Liza established the first two micro-VC funds to invest solely into the pipeline of The Index Award.
Originally from London, Liza has a blended background in strategy, policy, business development and implementation. She previously worked on local economic growth government projects in London and the Greater Sub-Mekong region with the UN in Bangkok.