Sherman Kong

Head of GovStack Initiative, UNF-DIAL


Sherman Kong is currently at UNF-DIAL, working with its partners incl. ITU, UNICEF, and other parts of the UN system, EC and other coop. agencies of EU member states, and other development actors and partner countries in the AU to make coordinated investments and cross-sectoral strategies in digital a reality by contributing to global policy interventions and ecosystem-level convergence efforts. He has been based in Canada (citizen), US, Philippines, Hong Kong (citizen) and Spain (current resident) with overall exp. in informing global policies and digital innovation in global health, streamlining research policy priorities at an ecosystem level (in malaria), and empowering businesses and governments with actionable data.

Policy Briefs

G7 Germany 2022

Build Digital Public Goods for Health: A Private and Public Sector Global Initiative

Sarah Fischer (GIZ), Yolanda Martinez (ITU Development Bureau), Skye Gilbert Yoden (PATH's Programs & Innovation ), Kate Wilson (NSW Department of Planning and Environment), Mei Lin Fung (People-Centered Internet), Hani Eskandar (ITU Development Bureau), Sherman Kong (UNF-DIAL), Garrett Mehl (World Health Organisation), Derrick Muneene (World Health Organisation), Max Schumann (GIZ), Jake Watson (UNF-DIAL)

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