Fellows 2018


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 minister of economy and sustainable development in Georgia, a deputy minister at the Ministry of Education in Columbia, 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 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 director of international development at Social Finance in the U.K. and an engagement manager of McKinsey in Nigeria.

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Chibueze Nnanna AnyanwuNigeria
Engagement Manager


Prakash BhattaraiNepal
PresidentCentre for Social Change
Tegshbayar Darambazar Mongolia
Executive Director

Legislation & Policy Research Hub NGO

Helga Hernandez  


Deputy Minister of Preschool, Elementary and Secondary EducationColombian Ministry of Education

Bradley HillerAustralia
Lead Consultant

The World Bank Group/ Asian Development Bank

Vera Kobalia


International Doing Business Advisor

Australia Indonesia Partnership Economic Governance (AIPEG)

Bruna Mara Liso GagliardiBrazil
First Secretary/Adviser at the Human Rights Division

Ministry of External Relations of Brazil

George LwandaSouth Africa

Regional Programme AdviserUNDP Africa Regional Centre

Diane Mak U.K.

International Development
Social Finance

Ira Paulo Pozon


Counselor for Compliance, Trade & Investment, and
Government Relations & Public Policy
Caucus, Inc.

Amit WanchooIndia
Chief Executive Officer

Space Communications 

Wallace Yu

Hong Kong, China

Portfolio Manager and DirectorChina Investment Corporation

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