Dr Susann Roth

Advisor and Chief of Knowledge Management at Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Susann’s team launched ADB’s first Futures Thinking and Foresight Program, ADB’s first Technology Innovation Challenge, ADB’s bank-wide Innovation Hub, and led the design of ADB’s new Knowledge Management Action Plan which supports the implementation of ADB’s Strategy 2030. She launched the first ADB health bond, developed the first digital health flagship program, championed health impact assessment across sectors and supported ADB’s first private sector investments in health sector companies and equity funds. She advises WHO on foresight, digital health, innovation and knowledge management and collaborates regularly with the National University of Singapore - Duke on knowledge events.