As a senior public management specialist in ADB’s Digital Technology for Development Unit, Arndt facilitates the effective use of digital technology, advising ADB clients, regional departments, as well as sector and thematic groups on digital transformation.
Arndt focuses on data analytics, tech start-up ecosystems, digital connectivity and digital transformation strategies. He facilitates ADB’s interdepartmental working group on digital technology risk which is evolving assessment approaches for ADB operations. Arndt has been supporting bank’s futures thinking and foresight activities, co-leading foresight projects of the transport sector group and country-level activities.
Prior to ADB, Arndt worked with the UN Development Programme at national, regional, and global levels. He holds a master’s degree in spatial planning from TU Dortmund University, Germany.