About FBN Asia

Family Business Network (FBN) Asia is a regional chapter of FBN International, a non-profit organisation representing family businesses in 65 countries across 5 continents. Current membership has reached more than 13,200 family business leaders. Founded in 1989 in Lausanne, Switzerland, FBN International has become the world’s leading network of business-owning families, promoting the success and sustainability of family business.

Based in Singapore, FBN Asia covers China, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. Our vision is to create a vibrant community of family businesses that serves as a model of sustainability. Through research, capacity building and outreach programmes, we aim to bring progressive family businesses and thought leaders together to create an environment of shared learning to effect positive social change.


Create a vibrant community of family businesses that serves as a model of sustainability.


Engage progressive business families and thought leaders to cultivate an environment of shared learning to effect positive change.

The network seeks to:

  • Enable all members to gain from the exchange of ideas and experiences with a global network of more than 3,700 families in 65 countries.
  • Engage all members of the family business ecosystem as we are a platform for the entire business family. This includes the NextGen, board members, as well as non-family CEOs.
  • Ensure privacy on this learning journey as we provide an insightful, supportive and safe environment for members and families.
  • Enlighten stakeholders on the relevance and importance of family business in terms of its contribution to both the economy and society.
  • Empower family businesses in their quest to be responsible stewards of sustainable business.

Our Core Values

  • Servant Leadership
    A commitment to a lifelong journey of self discovery, service to others and ethical, practical and meaningful leadership.
  • Responsibility
    A commitment to be the thought and practice leader of responsible business.
  • Excellence
    Continually striving for the highest achievement in all endeavours – self, family and business.
  • Community
    Fostering a sense of responsibility and commitment to society.
  • Joy
    Celebrating life with zest and passion.
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