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Joy Blessilda Sinay, Capacity Building and Training Economist

Joy Blessilda Sinay, Capacity Building and Training Economist.

Joy Blessilda Sinay

Joy Blessilda Sinay joined the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) in October 2023 and is a Capacity Building and Training Economist.

Joy’s areas of interest include macroeconomics, financial systems, sustainability, and digitalization.

Prior to joining ADBI, she was a Senior Officer at the ASEAN Secretariat, where she managed monitoring reports on financial integration and insurance and contributed to establishing the circular economy and carbon neutrality agendas in the economy pillar.

She has also worked at the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and the National Economic and Development Authority in the Philippines, where she handled macroeconomic and sustainable development policy issues.

She holds a Master in International and Development Economics from the University of Applied Sciences – Berlin, and a Master of Arts (Economics) from the University of the Philippines.