Adrian Wan

Adrian Wan

Senior Policy and Advocacy Manager

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Biography

Adrian Wan is Senior Policy and Advocacy Manager at the Internet Society. He focuses on issues affecting the Internet’s openness, connectivity, trustworthiness, and security, with an emphasis on Asia-Pacific. He leads the Community Networks project.

A former business and technology journalist with the South China Morning Post based in Hong Kong and Beijing, he found interest in technology policy and engagement in Asia-Pacific, having worked in organizations including the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Microsoft, and Huawei.

He holds a Master’s in Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, specializing in economic policy and analysis.

He is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, and has a working knowledge of French and Vietnamese. He fell in love with Vietnam during an internship in Ho Chi Minh City and continues to learn the language. He is based in Singapore.

Latest posts

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Internet Way of Networking 18 February 2022

How Cambodia’s Internet Gateway Will Harm the Internet

The Cambodian authority must complete a full and robust Internet impact assessment of its gateway plan. Here's why.

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Strengthening the Internet 3 March 2021

MANRS Fellowship 2021 Now Open

The MANRS (Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security) Fellowship Program 2021 is now accepting applications. If you are an emerging...

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Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) 8 February 2021

Introducing the MANRS Ambassador Program 2021

The MANRS (Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security) Ambassador Program 2021 is now accepting applications. If you are an industry...

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Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) 22 July 2020

Meet the MANRS Ambassadors

We’ve appointed four MANRS ambassadors in the areas of training, research, and policy. We’re excited to welcome Anirban Datta,...

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Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) 10 June 2020

MANRS Fellowship Program Now Open

The first-ever MANRS (Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security) Fellowship Program is now accepting applications. If you are an...

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Strengthening the Internet 23 January 2020

ISPs Should Strongly Consider MANRS to Fight Cybercrime: World Economic Forum Report

A World Economic Forum (WEF) report released today recommends that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) should strongly consider joining the...

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