Dr. Heng Pheakdey is a public policy professional with a decade of experience working with policymakers, civil society, and the private sector at the national and regional level. He specialized in policy analysis, government relations, tech regulations, data analytics, and digital economy. Based out of Singapore, he is currently leading public policy work for Meta (Facebook) in Cambodia and Laos where he leads engagement with the local stakeholders and supports the implementation of Meta’s projects on digital literacy and economic impact initiatives. Dr. Heng holds a Master in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore and a Ph.D. in Social Science from VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands.