Steven Paling is an experienced Economist and Technical Manager at MDY Legal, providing economic, financial and development expertise. Steven has extensive international experience in technical and project management roles across the UK, New Zealand and South Asia, with specialist expertise in impact investing, private sector development, and PPP financing of infrastructure in developing countries.
Steven has developed a wide range of skills and experience, including economic project evaluation, econometric analysis, economic modelling and business development. He also has particular expertise in the appraisal and monitoring of donor-supported infrastructure projects. This economic and financial expertise is backed by a strong quantitative background, a consistently high level of academic attainment, and excellent written and oral communications skills. He has produced high quality research and analysis for large clients in the private and public sectors, with extensive experience of working with bilateral and multilateral donors, including DFID, the Asian Development Bank, Sida, SECO, IFC, and the World Bank.
Steven received his BSc (Hons) in Industrial Economics from the University of Warwick, and an MPA in Public & Economic Policy from the London School of Economics.