Derrick is the Unit Head of the Capacity Building and Collaboration Team of the Digital Health and Innovation Department at WHO Headquarters, Geneva. He has 22 years of progressive experience in public health informatics, digital health literacy, digital health capacity building and project management. His background is in computer science and public health, with two master’s degrees in information systems management and public health policy, along with various project management certifications such as PRINCE2 and project+. Previously, he served as mHealth and eHealth technical officer for the WHO regional office for Africa where he supported 47 countries with the adoption of eHealth strategies and eHealth solutions. Before this, he served with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as acting branch chief for Health Informatics and Health Systems Analysts / Health Applications Manager.