Dio Herdiawan Tobing
Head of Public Policy, Asia
Dio leads WBA’s public policy strategy development and engagement with governments and regional organisations in Asia. He is passionate about delivering social impact through inclusive and evidence-based policy advocacy to drive a sustainable and resilient future for everyone.
A public policy and development professional, Dio has more than five years of experience leading international development and policy programme management projects in Indonesia, ASEAN, and the wider Asia-Pacific region. He has worked at Pearl Consulting as a senior consultant for WhatsApp policy program in Indonesia, ASEAN Foundation, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Dutch Embassy and a university-based think tank in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Dio holds a Master’s degree in Public International Law from Leiden University and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the School of Government and Public Policy-Indonesia. He is a certified Partnership Broker from the Partnership Broker Association (PBA).