A total of 12 outstanding mid-career professionals from around the globe have been selected for the 2018 cohort. These AsiaGlobal Fellows are up-and-coming influencers in politics, policy, business and civil society.  They include a former minister of economy and sustainable development in Georgia, a former deputy minister at the Ministry of Education in Colombia, a lead consultant at the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, a first secretary at the Ministry of External Relations in Brazil, a legal counsel to the Vice President of the Philippines, an advisor at UNDP on policy and law reform in South Africa, a former specialist at the Prime Minister’s Office in Mongolia, a medical doctor turned into an advocate of peace-making in India, an award-winning investment banker at China Investment Corporation, a champion of social change in Nepal, a senior director of impact solutions at Y Analytics and a former engagement manager of McKinsey in Nigeria.

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  • Nigeria


  • Nepal

    Centre for Social Change

  • Mongolia

    Executive Director
    Legislation & Policy Research Hub NGO

    Chief Executive Officer
    Crisis Management & Consulting LLC

  • Colombia

    Former Deputy Minister of Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Education
    Colombian Ministry of Education

  • Australia

    Lead Consultant
    The World Bank Group / Asian Development Bank/
    Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership / University of Cambridge

    Visiting Fellow
    Global Sustainability Institute

  • Georgia

    Member of the Global Future Council on Development Finance
    The World Economic Forum

  • Brazil

    First Secretary/Adviser at the Human Rights Division
    Ministry of External Relations of Brazil

  • South Africa

    Senior Strategist and Head of the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Gambia
    United Nations

  • U.K.

    Senior Director of Impact Solutions
    Y Analytics

  • Philippines

    Chief Of Staff
    Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA)

  • India

    Chief Executive Officer
    Space Communications

  • Hong Kong, China

    Head of Multi-Asset Group
    China Investment Corporation

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