Leaving Corporate to Save the Sharks | Andrea Richey

About Andrea:
For the past 30 years, Ms. Richey has lived in Hong Kong and worked for a wide variety of corporate and NGO entities. Since 2015, she has worked and volunteered for the Hong Kong Shark Foundation in many capacities, most recently as the Executive Director raising awareness about shark conservation and educating people to stop eating shark fin soup and all shark products.

Before joining Hong Kong Shark Foundation, Ms. Richey was a legal recruiter and previous to that worked for the Wall Street law firm of Paul, Weiss in Hong Kong in a corporate communications/business development capacity.

She speaks Mandarin and has lived and worked in both China and Taiwan

00:14 – Welcome to Sustainability Ambassador Podcast
00:56 – Andrea Richey Introduction
01:20 – Size of shark fin challenge
01:47 – Education is the key to change
02:30 – Shark Ambassador education program
04:25 – Transitioning into activism
06:20 – Learning new skills for activism
08:25 – Advice to professionals looking to transition into activism
09:45 – Slow vs. fast transition
12:55 – Comparable pay for comparable work
14:55 – The value proposition for charities
15:45 – Continuing to reinvent yourself & careers
17:05 – Passion, burnout & compassion fatigue

Follow Andrea:
Website: https://hksharkfoundation.org
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrearichey
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andrea.richey.77
Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrearichey

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Based in Shanghai, Collective Responsibility is a strategic advisory firm founded by Richard Brubaker, one of Asia’s most recognized authorities on sustainability, innovation and responsible leadership.

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– Develop tangible interests, engagement, and action on issues of sustainability (economic, environmental and societal).
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