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Fast interviews with experts and people who matter

  • FAST TALK: Henk Ovink
    26 Nov 2019

    FAST TALK: Henk Ovink

    FAST TALK speaks to Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands, about scaling up financing for water security, enhanced resilience and sustainable growth for the region.
  • FAST TALK: Nick Hughes
    6 Nov 2019

    FAST TALK: Nick Hughes

    FAST TALK speaks to Nick Hughes OBE, Co-founder of M-KOPA and "Father of M-PESA” on the fine balance between risk and innovation.
  • FAST TALK: Noni Purnomo
    1 Oct 2019

    FAST TALK: Noni Purnomo

    FAST TALK speaks to Noni Purnomo, President Director of Blue Bird Group Indonesia, on transforming urban transport in Jakarta.
  • FAST TALK: Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen
    13 Aug 2019

    FAST TALK: Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen

    FAST TALK speaks to Anne–Birgitte Albrectsen, the CEO of Plan International, about the transformative shift in recent years from treating young people as passive beneficiaries to active participants and partners in development.
  • FAST TALK: Isaac Ehrlich
    2 Aug 2019

    FAST TALK: Isaac Ehrlich

    FAST TALK chats with Prof. Isaac Ehrlich, University at Buffalo School of Management Distinguished Professor.
  • FAST TALK: Abdul Abiad
    26 Jun 2019

    FAST TALK: Abdul Abiad

    FAST TALK chats with Abdul Abiad, Director in ADB’s Economics and Research Department, on the impact of current and potential tariffs as G20 leaders gather in Osaka, Japan later this week with trade on top of the agenda.
  • FAST TALK: Fiza Farhan
    18 Jun 2019

    FAST TALK: Fiza Farhan

    FAST TALK chats with Fiza Farhan-Official, Advisor and Member of the UN High-Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment on the exclusive benefits of inclusive energy systems on day two of the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2019.
  • FAST TALK: Amory Lovins
    18 Jun 2019

    FAST TALK: Amory Lovins

    FAST TALK chats with Amory Lovins, Co-founder and Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) about "Our Clean Energy Future" and some of the ways we can get there at the start of the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2019.
  • FAST TALK: Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum
    5 May 2019

    FAST TALK: Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

    Fijian Government Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and Minister for Economy, on hosting ADB’s 52nd Annual Meeting and the development challenges and opportunities in Fiji and the Pacific on ADB FAST TALK.
  • FAST TALK: Helen Clark
    4 May 2019

    FAST TALK: Helen Clark

    FAST TALK chats with Helen Clark the former New Zealand Prime Minister and United Nations Development Programme Administrator, about the need for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific and some of the ways the region can get there.