Career Sharing in the Non-academic Sector


16 November 2021 (Tuesday) - Scientific Session Day 1


1155 - 1255 (Hong Kong Time, GMT+8)



Target Participants:

Students and early career scholars


Experienced practitioners from UN agencies, foundations, think tanks, consultancies, private organisations and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

The Career Sharing in the Non-academic Sector session is genuinely designed for students and early career scholars who are interested or determined to pursue their career in the global health & development field.


The session will consist of experience sharing sessions by industry practitioners and emerging public health leaders in the field, followed by a roundtable discussion. Mentors will share their career aspirations and insights, and offer practical and holistic advice on how to prepare themselves for future career.


Ryan Au Yeung

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, LKS Faculty of Medicine,

The University of Hong Kong


Shereen Ayub

Risk Communications Consultant, WHO Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO)

Vivian Lin

Executive Associate Dean, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Alex Ng

Vice President, Tencent Healthcare

Lincoln Lau

Director of Research, International Care Ministries

Julian Sham

Head of Health Business, Asia Pacific & Japan, Amazon Web Services

Kelvin Lam

Health Specialist, Asian Development Bank