Jonathan Tsuen Yip Wong

About Jonathan Tsuen Yip Wong
  • Chief of Technology and Innovation, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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Jonathan is currently the Science, Tech and Innovation Adviser for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

He is a specialist in innovation with experience working in both the public and private sectors. He joined the UN from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) where he was the inaugural Head of Innovation. In this role he developed DFID's innovation strategy with a focus on social innovation, entrepreneurship and impact investment. Prior to joining DFID, he set up the Innovation Centre for the UK National Health Service. Jonathan has also been a Partner in a social investment fund which invested in innovative companies and advised international organisations on innovation policy, management and development.

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Financing Multi-Sector Development Partnerships in Asia

05 Jun 2018

Session Description Traditional development funding from developed nations and one-way “north-south” financing had largely consisted of grants and commercially structured infrastructure loans. With the shifting dynamics on the global political stage, more opportunities for cross-sector partnerships in funding and implementation…Read More

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  • Kitty Bu

    Kitty Bu

    Director Rocky Mountain Institute

  • Sashi Jayatileke

    Sashi Jayatileke

    Senior Private Sector Advisor, Asia Bureau USAID

  • Frank Hubers

    Frank Hubers

    Research Fellow Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy (ACSEP), NUS Business School

  • Dr. Patrick Liew

    Dr. Patrick Liew

    Managing Partner Global Enterprise Exchange

  • Peter Ko

    Peter Ko

    Finance Director SZC Holdings Limited

  • Perng Aw

    Perng Aw

    Executive Director CRIB Pte Ltd

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