APAC Head Economist, LinkedIn
Pei Ying is the Head Economist for APAC at LinkedIn. Bridging between policy, economics and data, her team partners with governments, public institutions, and policy influencers to identify opportunities and insights that help government and business leaders address the challenges of the modern workforce.
Her role includes government-focused analytics, development of upskilling and education policy, and customised labor market insights that form the core of LinkedIn’s vision to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce.
Previously, Pei Ying was the Head of Economics at Grab, South-East Asia’s largest ride-sharing company. She was also the VP of Social Impact for Conjunct Consulting, South-East Asia’s first social change consultancy, and is currently an active reviewer for the Journal for Imaging Science and Technology. She is also the proud co-author of “One Minute Theorems” and “How Many Economists Does It Take To Change A Lightbulb?”.
She holds combined BSc in Vision Science and Neuroscience from the University of Melbourne, an MPhil in Neuroscience from Cambridge, and an MA in Management from Harvard.