Fellows 2019

The 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellows are from diverse backgrounds and different corners of the world. These mid-career professionals are up-and-coming leaders in politics, policy, business and civil society.  

They include a Nigerian state government director who has introduced innovations in the local government; an advisor at the Ministry of Tourism, Brazil, who has shaped creative strategies in promoting the country; former central banker at the People’s Bank of China and a leading international arbitrator; a visiting fellow at Brookings India and former China bureau chief of India’s largest media group; founder & CEO of Global Change and former senior advisor to South-South Cooperation for Peace and Development at the United Nations; Policy advisor to the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation; an HKU alumnus working on international drug control at the United Nations office in Vienna; Chief Transformation Officer at the Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia; former World Bank senior economist from Italy who has led policy dialogues on private sector reforms; Head of Learning and Development at Gazprom Neft, Russia and National Consultant for the United Nations Development Program - China and China Representative for GlobalGiving Foundation.

Charity Amayaenvbo 


Executive Director 
Income Tax
Edo State Internal Revenue Service(Tanoto AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)



Alisson AndradeBrazil
Advisor for Competitive Intelligence and Promotion 

Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur)
Ministry of Tourism 
(Tanoto AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)

Armstrong Chen China
Senior Partner 

Dentons(New World AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)

Ananth KrishnanIndia 
Visiting Fellow 

Brookings India 
(New World AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)

Cecilia Milesi


Founder & CEO 
Global Change(New World AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)

Victor Mponda-Banda


Policy Advisor Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
(New World AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)

Ha Fung Ng, Cilla  HKSAR, China 
Drug Control OfficerInternational Narcotics Control Board, United Nations
(New World AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)

Husein RekaMacedonia
Chief Transformation Officer

Program for Health Assurance and Purchasing of Healthcare Services, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia
(New World AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)


Massimiliano SantiniItaly
Policy Leaders Fellow

European University Institute
(Tanoto AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)

Anna Semenova 

Head of Senior Management Learning and DevelopmentGazprom Neft 
(Tanoto AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)

Rui Wang

China RepresentativeGlobalGiving Foundation
National Consultant United Nations Development Program - China
(Tanoto AsiaGlobal Fellow 2019)



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