PhD, MCom (University of New South Wales)
Yanto Chandra is Associate Professor at the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong (CityU). Dr Chandra’s research focuses on social entrepreneurship, social innovation, impact investment, and nonprofits particularly their strategy, governance, measurements and their interactions with the public and social policy contexts. Methods of interest include computer-aided text analysis, corpus linguistics, text mining, and data science using R.
His research has been published in reputable journals, including World Development, Journal of Business Venturing, VOLUNTAS, Social Enterprise Journal, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, and Journal of International Business Studies, among others. He edited ‘Social Entrepreneurship in the Greater China Region: Policy and Cases’, the first official book on the topic (with foreword written by Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong). He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and also serves on the Editorial Board of Social Enterprise Journal. Among other awards, Dr Chandra was the recipient of Outstanding Paper Award 2010 by Emerald Publisher and the Winners of the CityU Teaching Excellence Award 2016 and Teaching Innovation Award 2017.
Prior to coming to Hong Kong, he was Assistant Professor in the Marketing & Strategy Department at the University of Leeds (United Kingdom) and University of Amsterdam (Netherlands). Prior to these, he worked for nearly 7 years in multinational firms including HSBC and Arthur Andersen - in Hong Kong, Singapore and Jakarta.