Driven by the belief that change begins with a single step, Richard
Brubaker has spent the last 10 years in Asia working to engage, inspire,
and equip those around him to take their first step.
Acting as a catalyst to driving sustainability, to bring about the
changes in leadership and business models, and to recalibrate old models
so that new opportunities can be captured, Brubaker’s work is centered
around building foundations of knowledge, understanding core issues,
engaging stakeholder, and doing what it takes to move forward.
Currently, as the Managing Director of Collective Responsibility and a
Visiting Professor of Sustainability at the China Europe International
Business School (CEIBS), Richard is focused on building platforms that
promote long term organizational capacity to address the economic,
environmental, and social hurdles that China faces as the country’s
economic growth accelerates.
To date, Brubaker has overseen the development and execution of more
than 200 projects focused on solving the social, environmental, and
economic challenges that are faced in Asia
Rich frequently speaks on issues of social innovation &
entrepreneurship, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and
leadership, and has been interviewed by more than 50 media outlets,
including: CNN, CNBC, BBC, New York Times, Financial Times, China
Economic Review, Inc., Fast Company, and International Herald Tribune,
and he is regularly invited to speak at leadership, social innovation,
and sustainability focused conferences.
Richard holds a Masters in International Management from the Thunderbird
School of Global Management, and serves as the Vice Chairman of the
Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the American Chamber of
Commerce in Shanghai,