As a medical doctor and health economist by training, Yot Teerawattananon is a founding leader of the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP) under Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health. The works of HITAP have been used to inform overage decisions and price negotiation on medicines, vaccines, medical devices, health promotion, and disease prevention under the Universal Health Coverage Scheme. Recently, he is also a visiting professor at Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, the National University of Singapore, as well as an Executive Board of the international Decision Support Initiative (iDSI). He have published more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and provided technical support for HTA capacity building in Bhutan, Ethiopia, Ghana, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, the Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Teerawattananon is a founder and former president of the HTAsiaLink, a regional network comprising of more than 37 health technology assessment agencies throughout Asia and Pacific region. His interest includes HTA capacity building and institutionalization, evidence-informed policy and HTA informed R&D.