Wendy Walker
Director, Human and Social Development Sector Office, Sectors Group, Asian Development Bank

Prior to her current post, Wendy Walker was Chief of Social Development Thematic Group. She provides technical leadership in social development and protection and facilitates collaboration across ADB sector and technical groups and with external partners. She leads regional technical assistance programs on aging and long-term care and developed some of ADB's first technical assistance and investment programs in this area in the People’s Republic of China. She holds a MPhil from the University of Oxford and a MA and PhD from Johns Hopkins University.


Enhancing long-term care systems entails engaging stakeholders, clarifying roles and responsibilities, and establishing legal and regulatory frameworks.


Singapore consolidated its various health and care systems to deliver integrated cost-efficient care for its aging population