Ian Anderson, a development economist and a principal on the Learning for Action Across Health Systems project, uses lessons from Cambodia and the Solomon Islands to explain how the scientific sector can improve the lives of economically disadvantaged people.
Ian Anderson is an experienced development economist specializing in strategic evaluations, with a particular interest in the economics and financing of service delivery in the health sector. With over 25 years’ international development experience, he has been a member of the Senior Executive Service of the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), a Senior Economist with the World Bank, and a Principal Economist with the Asian Development Bank. As an independent economics consultant, Ian has lead numerous high level evaluations and assignments for clients including DFID, Ernst and Young, PMNCH, SIDA, and WHO. He holds a Bachelor of Economics, Masters of International Health, and is currently undertaking a PhD.