R. Duncan McIntosh

R. Duncan McIntosh

Senior Regional Maritime Specialist
Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC)


As the Senior Regional Maritime Specialist at ADB, Dr. Robert Duncan McIntosh designs regional strategies for ports connectivity, maritime trade efficiency, green ports, and maritime decarbonization in the Asia-Pacific region. He has taught Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island, developed climate services at the University of Hawaii, and single-handedly sailed across the Pacific Ocean. He holds a PhD in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island, a master’s in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography from the University of Miami, a bachelor’s in Physics from Vanderbilt University, and a conjoint appointment as Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle, Australia.