About

Systems change company

We partner with business, finance, civil society, and government to catalyze systems change towards a regenerative and inclusive economy.

Ecosystem builder

We combine systems design, community building, and blended finance to help stakeholders shift from silo-thinking to collective action in climate change, systems education, creative culture, and regenerative finance.

Founders

Joe Hsueh

Joe Hsueh

CEO & Co-Founder

Joe is a passionate systems change strategist and ecosystem builder, who uses systems mapping to enable collective action.

He deferred his studies at Harvard in his twenties to spend a year soul-searching at a Buddhist monastery. Intrigued by systems thinking and complexity, he went on to pursue a PhD in system dynamics at MIT Sloan School of Management. Joe guides stakeholders through the process of system design, community building and blended finance for catalyzing large-scale systems change. He founded Omplexity, co-founded Academy for Systems Change, served as an advisor to Walton Family Foundation, World Economic Forum, and UNDP. Joe has participated in more than 60 systems change initiatives worldwide. Having witnessed many unintended consequences resulting from the fragmentation of granting and investments, Joe is on a mission to bring funders and change makers together to address humanity’s most pressing issues. He met Vincent in 2018, and the idea for SIMFO was born.

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Vincent Shen

Vincent Shen

Co-Founder & Chairman

Vincent is a passionate angel impact investor and philanthropist, using business to create a goodness society. 

He became a multimillionaire in his late twenties as Managing Director of Merrill Lynch’s Private Investment Banking Group covering the Greater China market. Following an early retirement from banking, Vincent co-founded several companies in various industries, supporting them from angel investment stage to IPO. He is an Archangel Investor in the Oxford Angels Network and holds an MBA from Oxford’s Saïd Business School. Vincent is on a mission to support social entrepreneurs to reach their highest potential. He works with them closely not only as an investor but a core business partner. He met Joe in 2018 and came to appreciate the need for systems thinking in order to achieve SDGs. They teamed up to create SIMFO, a systems-centric, crowd-based multi-family office and an ecosystems builder that integrates various stakeholders’ human, social, and financial capitals to regenerate people and the planet. 

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Team

Alban Yau

Alban Yau

Reshaping the material economy through systems portfolios & ecomimicry
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Albrecht Anton

Albrecht Anton

Aligning altruistic passion with effective action
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Will Chia

Will Chia

Unlocking finance to secure a healthy climate
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Alex Tsai

Alex Tsai

Empowering self-actualized people and groups for bottom-up systems change
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Evelyn Lai

Evelyn Lai

Finding simple, impactful stories in the messy world of systems change
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Ian MacRae

Ian MacRae

Guiding people to think systemically and act collaboratively
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Brian Blankinship

Brian Blankinship

Weaving social architectures to sustain systems change
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Team Members

Brian Blankinship

Brian Blankinship

Weaving social architectures to sustain systems change
Alban Yau

Alban Yau

Reshaping the material economy through systems portfolios & ecomimicry
Ian MacRae

Ian MacRae

Guiding people to think systemically and act collaboratively
Alex Tsai

Alex Tsai

Empowering self-actualized people and groups for bottom-up systems change
Will Chia

Will Chia

Unlocking finance to secure a healthy climate
Albrecht Anton

Albrecht Anton

Aligning altruistic passion with effective action
Evelyn Lai

Evelyn Lai

Marketing Assistant
Finding simple, impactful stories in the messy world of systems change

Our Partners