Wendy Walker is the Technical Advisor for the Social Development Thematic Group at the Asian Development Bank. She is the team leader for the regional technical assistance program on Strengthening Capacity for Developing Member Capacity in Elderly Care and for ADBs first loans in PRC on developing elderly care systems and services. Previously, she was a team leader for social protection and TVET loans and TAs in PRC and Mongolia. As Technical Advisor she leads the social development thematic group at ADB in operations and knowledge work. Prior to the ADB Wendy worked with the World Bank and other institutionsion social development and social protection programs. She has an M.Phil from Oxford and PhD from Johns Hopkins University.