Linda Arthur, Senior Capacity Building and Training Specialist
Linda Arthur joined ADBI as a Senior Capacity Building and Training Specialist in June 2019.
Linda Arthur is a senior specialist at the Asian Development Bank Institute, focusing on improving policymaking to boost economic and development impact in Asia and the Pacific.
She works across a range of operational priorities, including circular economy, innovation and human capital development, women’s economic participation, and strengthening social protection systems.
She is seconded from the Asian Development Bank, where she has worked since 2003, in various positions, including field assignments in Afghanistan and Pakistan. She holds a doctorate in comparative policy analysis from Oxford University and an MA and BA from the University of Toronto.
Innovation is playing a vital role in the economic, social, and environmental progress of Asia and the Pacific and has been an important factor in the region's rapid and successful transformation. However, many countries in the region lag behind, innovating at a fraction of the pace as countries in similar or even lower income groups.
In this podcast, ADBI’s Linda Arthur and Derek Hondo, describe the prospects for achieving such a breakthrough and associated principles and policy priorities.
In this podcast, ADBI’s senior capacity building and training specialist, Linda Arthur, and research associate, Derek Hondo, describe keys to addressing solid waste management gaps in fast-growing cities in Asia and the Pacific and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals, against the backdrop of new pandemic-related pressures.