Riznaldi Akbar, Senior Capacity Building and Training Economist
Riznaldi Akbar joined the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) as a Senior Capacity Building and Training Economist in January 2022
His areas of specialization include macroeconomic surveillance, fiscal policy, and budget analysis.
Prior to joining ADBI, he worked for Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance in various roles, addressing taxation, macroeconomics, investor relations, and the Group of 20 (G20). He was also a special advisor for the Chairman of Indonesia’s Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA), in which he oversaw multi-faceted fiscal policy issues and coordinated across the units and divisions of the FPA and Ministry of Finance.
He holds an MA in public policy from Carnegie Mellon University and a PhD in economics from the University of Western Australia.