Asian Development Bank
Kala Mulqueeny leads the law, policy and development programme relating to the environment, energy, and climate change and legal empowerment at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), where she is a Senior Counsel. She has led ADB's Asia Pacific Dialogue on Clean Energy Governance and Regulation among energy policy-makers and regulators in Asia, and USAID, the International Energy Agency, and World Resources Institute. She has spearheaded the creation of the Association of South-East Asian Nations Energy Regulators' Network, and the Asian Judges Network on Environment. After the 2004 Asian tsunami, she led work in Sri Lanka to implement a legal aid and governance project that has helped about 80,000 people. She is an Asia 21 Young Leader of the Asia Society, a 2010 Yale World Fellow, and has a Doctorate from Harvard Law School. Prior to heading to Yale, she was an Adjunct Professor equivalent at the University of the Philippines, and will teach an intensive course at the Law College of the Australian National University in 2012. Australasian Legal Business: Legal News named her one of the Top 40 Lawyers in 2010.