ADBI's Seminar Series brings eminent persons to ADBI to encourage debate among policymakers, researchers, academics, think tanks and other audiences interested in economic development challenges in Asia and the Pacific, and Europe.
Hans Genberg joined the Independent Evaluation Office as an assistant director in August 2010. Prior to that he was a visiting advisor for one year at the representative office for Asia and the Pacific of the Bank for International Settlements after having been executive director, research at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and director of the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research since February 2005. Before joining the HKMA he was professor of international economics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. A Swedish national, Genberg holds a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.