Deborah Robertson
Climate Change Specialist, Climate Change, Resilience, and Environment Cluster, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank

Deborah Robertson is focused on boosting ADB’s ocean health and blue economy programs. Prior to her current post, she was a Climate Change Specialist at the Pacific Department and an Environment Specialist at the Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department. She has also worked for the New Zealand Government, Beca, and several nongovernment organizations. She is experienced in policy analysis and planning, environmental impact assessment, and marine conservation. She holds masters’ degrees in Environmental Planning and Marine Conservation.


Invest in innovative and bankable projects to support healthy oceans and resilient, sustainable blue economy sectors.