Helani Galpaya

CEO, LIRNEasia
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Helani Galpaya is CEO of LIRNEasia, a pro-poor, pro-market think tank working on digital and other infrastructure policy issues across the emerging Asia Pacific

Helani Galpaya is CEO of LIRNEasia, a pro-poor, pro-market think tank working on digital and other infrastructure policy issues across the emerging Asia Pacific.

She is a member of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) of the UN Internet Governance Forum, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD), and serves on the Board of Editors of the Information Technology and International Development (ITID) journal.

She researches and engages in public discourse on issues related to policy and regulatory barriers in Internet access, human rights challenges online, and how issues ofinclusion, competition and bias are impacted by algorithms and digital technologies.