Han Sheng Chia

Vice President of Innovation


Han Sheng Chia is Vice President of Innovation at GiveDirectly. He leads the organization’s investments to drive step-function change in cash delivery to the world’s poorest. He previously led GiveDirectly’s Humanitarian practice, growing programs from $1M in seed funding to more than $100M. He has run programs ranging from COVID-19 responses in Uganda and Togo to emergency hurricane responses in the Caribbean. Han Sheng previously held roles in management consulting and tech. He is a graduate of Brown University.