Kala Mulqueeny

Kala Mulqueeny
  • Principal Counsel
    Asian Development Bank

Kala Mulqueeny is Principal Counsel at the Asian Development Bank (ABD), where she leads the Law, Justice and Development Programme. Mulqueeny initiated and chairs ADB's Asia-Pacific Dialogue on Clean Energy Governance and Regulation, and runs a range of energy and water policy and regulatory projects. She has also spearheaded the creation of the ASEAN Energy Regulators' Network, the Asian Judges Network on Environment and the ASEAN Chief Justice's Roundtable. After the 2004 Asian tsunami, she led work in Sri Lanka to implement a legal aid and governance project that has directly helped about 80,000 people. Mulqueeny is an Asia 21 Young Leader of the Asia Society and a 2010 Yale World Fellow. She has taught at the Hong Kong University, the University of the Philippines and teaches at the Law College of the Australian National University. She is a Member of the Advisory Council of WWF-Philippines. Australasian Legal Business: Legal News named her one of the Top 40 Lawyers in 2010. Mulqueeny has a Doctorate from Harvard Law School.