Gideon Sarpong is a policy analyst and media practitioner with over eight years of experience in policy, data and investigative journalism. Gideon is a co-founder of iWatch Africa and currently the Director of Policy and News. His work includes designing strategic project and policy focus for the organization and leads iWatch’s digital rights initiative. Gideon holds a PgD in Fiscal Policy for Financing Sustainable Development from the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning, in South Africa. He is a Policy Leader Fellow at the European University Institute, School of Trans-national Governance in Florence and a firm believer in promoting a safe, secure and inclusive digital ecosystem.