Ronald Zhang is pursuing an MPP with a focus on international development, and specifically the role of financial inclusion as an enabler of more equitable economic growth in South East Asia. Ronald has five years of professional experience across management consulting, public service, and non-profit leadership. At Bain & Company, he advised on strategy and change management to clients across the financial services, energy and resources, and non-profit sectors. As Assistant Director of Strategy at Australia’s National Disability Insurance Agency, Ronald helped to re-design the access application process, with a focus on improving the applicant experience and maintaining scheme integrity. At Oaktree, Australia’s largest youth-led development NGO, he served as Head of Marketing and Fundraising, and subsequently as Deputy Chair of the Board. Ronald holds a Bachelor of Commerce with first-class honors from the University of Melbourne, majoring in economics and finance, where his honors thesis focussed on the impact of migration on educational attainment in rural Indian households.