Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Evan Auyang

Group President, Animoca Brands


Mr. Evan Auyang is the Group President of Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong-based multinational blockchain technology and investment company focused on developing the digital property rights ecosystem, including play-to-earn games, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized finance (DeFi), blockchain marketplaces, infrastructure and more. Mr. Auyang is also the Chairman of the Board of Civic Exchange, a non-partisan public policy think tank focused on environment and sustainability issues.  He also serves on the Board of the Urban Renewal Authority, Sun Hung Kai & Co. Ltd., and Asia Financial Holdings Limited as independent non-executive director.  He is an advisor for Our Hong Kong Foundation and member of the Advisory Committee on Corruption of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (“ICAC”).  In addition, Mr. Auyang serves on the Transport Policy Committee of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, the Development Fund Committee of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, Advisory Council for Institute at Brown for Environment & Society for Brown University, as well as the Board of Advisors of Hong Kong 2050 is Now.

Prior to Animoca, Mr. Auyang was the Managing Director and Head of GLG International, a technology-enabled expert insight platform, running and growing its business spanning Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia-Pacific across 15 locations.  Before GLG, Mr. Auyang was the Deputy Managing Director of the Kowloon Motor Bus Company (KMB) and a Board Director of Transport International Holdings Limited, the parent company of KMB.  Prior to joining Transport International and KMB, Mr. Auyang was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company.  Before management consultancy, Mr. Auyang was at Citigroup’s derivatives structuring and marketing unit.  He obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science from Brown University, and his MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management.