Departments and Country Offices
Organization Chart (as of 15 February 2018)
Office of the President (OPR)Takehiko NAKAO (Mr) President E-mail Vacant
Managing Director General
Office of the Vice-Presidents
Bambang SUSANTONO (Mr)Vice-President (Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development) E-mail
Wencai ZHANG (Mr)Vice-President (Operations 1) E-mail
Stephen P. GROFF (Mr)Vice-President (Operations 2) E-mail
Diwakar GUPTA (Mr)Vice-President (Private Sector and Cofinancing Operations) E-mail
Deborah STOKES (Ms)Vice-President (Administration and Corporate Management) E-mail
Ingrid VAN WEES (Ms)Vice-President (Finance and Risk Management) E-mail
Undertakes financial, administrative, and information systems audits; provides assistance to external auditors; and liases with international organizations and anticorruption.Hock Chye ONG (Mr)Auditor General E-mail Joy MACAISA-VIRAY (Ms)Assistant Auditor General E-mail
Provides advice and services in budget, staff position management, human resources, staff development, benefits, and compensation. More on CareersToshio OYA (Mr)Director General E-mail Dayalini MENDIS (Ms)Deputy Director General E-mail VacantSenior Advisor Vicky TAN (Ms)Director, Budget and Management Services Division E-mail Matthew DRAGE (Mr)Director, Compensation, Benefits, and Pension Division E-mail Muhammad Ehsan KHAN (Mr)Director, HR Business Partners Division E-mail Makoto KUBOTA (Mr)Director, HR Operations and Health Division E-mail Edna DIEZ (Ms)Director, HR Policy and Program Division E-mail Chia-Hsin HU (Ms)Advisor and Head, Unit for Institutional Coordination E-mail Werner LIEPACH (Mr)Director General E-mail Hong WEI (Mr)Deputy Director General E-mail Chin Choon FONG (Mr)Senior Advisor, Public–Private Partnership E-mail Ashok BHARGAVA (Mr)Director, Energy Division E-mail VacantDirector, Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Division Tariq NIAZI (Mr)Director, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Division E-mail Safdar PARVEZ (Mr)Director, Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division E-mail Rie HIRAOKA (Ms)Director, Social Sector Division E-mail Dong-Soo PYO (Mr)Director, Transport and Communications Division E-mail Yong YE (Mr)Director, Urban Development and Water Division E-mail Nianshan ZHANG (Mr)Advisor and Head, Portfolio, Results, Safeguards, and Gender Unit E-mail
Acts as ADB's focal point for planning, promoting, and arranging cofinancing for ADB projects. More on Cofinancing PartnershipsKai PREUGSCHAT (Mr)Head E-mail Tatsuya KANAI (Mr)Senior Advisor E-mail VacantDirector
Provides leadership, resources, and strategies for communicating with internal and external audiences. More on Media Contacts | More on permission to use ADB Publications | Contact the Publishing TeamVacantPrincipal Director Omana NAIR (Ms)Director, Media and External Relations Division E-mail VacantDirector, Knowledge Support Division
Provides support to ADB's independent Compliance Review Panel which, upon request by affected persons, investigates ADB's compliance with its operational policies and procedures in the formulation, processing, or implementation of an ADB-financed project. More on the Compliance Review Panel | ContactDingding TANG (Mr)Chair E-mail
Maintains accounting policy and systems, prepares financial reports, and authorizes loan, technical assistance, grants, disbursements, and other payments.Chai Sun KIM (Ms)Controller E-mail Setijo BOENTARAN (Mr)Assistant Controller, Accounting Division E-mail Neil WALLACE (Mr)Assistant Controller, Loan Administration Division E-mail Atsuki OKAMURA (Mr)Assistant Controller, Trust Fund and Administrative Expense Division E-mail Indu BHUSHAN (Mr)Director General E-mail M. Teresa KHO (Ms)Deputy Director General E-mail Sujata GUPTA (Ms)Director, Energy Division E-mail Qingfeng ZHANG (Mr)Director, Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division E-mail Ying QIAN (Mr)Director, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Regional Cooperation Division E-mail Robert GUILD (Mr)Director, Transport and Communications Division E-mail Sangay PENJOR (Mr)Director, Urban and Social Sectors Division E-mail Yasuyuki SAWADA (Mr)Chief Economist and Director General E-mail Juzhong ZHUANG (Mr)Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director General E-mail Noritaka AKAMATSU (Mr)Senior Advisor, Financial Cooperation and Integration E-mail Avonechith SIACKHACHANH (Ms)Senior Advisor E-mail Rana HASAN (Mr)Director, Development Economics and Indicators Division E-mail Edimon GINTING (Mr)Director, Economic Analysis and Operational Support Division E-mail Joseph Ernest ZVEGLICH, Jr. (Mr)Director, Macroeconomics Research Division E-mail Cyn-Young PARK (Ms)Director, Regional Cooperation and Integration Division E-mail
Handles all legal aspects of operations and activities, including providing legal advice.Christopher STEPHENS (Mr)General Counsel E-mail Ramit NAGPAL (Mr)Deputy General Counsel E-mail Kori EMZITA (Ms)Assistant General Counsel E-mail Damien EASTMAN (Mr)Assistant General Counsel E-mail Ashraf MOHAMMED (Mr)Assistant General Counsel E-mail VacantAssistant General Counsel
Helps ADB continuously improve its development effectiveness and accountability to stakeholders. More on Independent EvaluationMarvin TAYLOR-DORMOND (Mr)Director General E-mail Veronique SALZE-LOZAC'H (Ms)Deputy Director General E-mail Walter KOLKMA (Mr)Director, Thematic and Country Division E-mail Nathan SUBRAMANIAM (Mr)Director, Sector and Project Division E-mail
Manages ADB's automated information systems and telecommunication services.Shirin HAMID (Ms)Principal Director E-mail Pierre PASSIN (Mr)Director, Infrastructure and Technology Operations Division E-mail VacantDirector, Business Relationships and IT Strategy Division VacantDirector, Program Management Division VacantDirector, Solutions Delivery Division Alain DUMINY (Mr)Advisor and Head, Administration and Customer Support Unit E-mail
Provides ADB staff with a confidential, impartial, off-the-record, and independent setting to discuss and resolve work related concerns and issues. Alerts Management to trends and concerns about the workplace that should be addressed. ContactWayne BLAIR (Mr)Ombudsperson E-mail
Covers operations in the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.Ma. Carmela LOCSIN (Ms)Director General E-mail James LYNCH (Mr)Deputy Director General E-mail Olly NOROJONO (Mr)Director, Transport, Energy, and Natural Resources Division E-mail Emma VEVE (Ms)Director, Urban, Social Development, and Public Management Division E-mail
Provides direct assistance to private sector projects with clear development impact. More on Private Sector (Nonsovereign) FinancingMichael BARROW (Mr)Director General E-mail Christopher THIEME (Mr)Deputy Director General E-mail Kenji YUHAKU (Mr)Senior Advisor E-mail Christine ENGSTROM (Ms)Director, Financial Institution Division E-mail Shantanu CHAKRABORTY (Mr)Director, Infrastructure Finance Division 1 E-mail Jackie SURTANI (Mr)Director, Infrastructure Finance Division 2 E-mail Janette HALL (Ms) Director, Investment Funds and Special Initiatives Division E-mail Craig ROBERTS (Mr)Director, Portfolio Management Division E-mail Mark KUNZER (Mr)Director, Transaction Support Division E-mail
Is responsible for planning, monitoring, and coordinating project processing and administration work programs, procurement reviews, and consultant recruitment. More on Business Opportunities | Information requestRisa Zhijia TENG (Ms)Director General E-mail VacantDeputy Director General Jeffrey William TAYLOR (Mr)Director, Procurement Division 1 E-mail Walter POICK (Mr)Director, Procurement Division 2 E-mail Aman TRANA (Ms)Director, Public Financial Management Division E-mail VacantDirector, Portfolio Management Division
Is responsible for coordinating and supporting ADB's public–private partnership operations, and for providing transaction advisory services to developing members.Yoji MORISHITA (Mr)Head E-mail Takeo KOIKE (Mr)Director E-mail
Is responsible for policy, system, and operational risk; credit risk assessment; credit portfolio monitoring; corporate recovery; and market and treasury risk.VacantHead Marife APILADO (Ms)Director, Credit Portfolio Monitoring Division E-mail Timo TEINILA (Mr)Director, Credit Risk Assessment Division E-mail Michael KJELLIN (Mr)Director, Policy and Systems Division E-mail Martin KROLL (Mr)Advisor and Head, Treasury and Operational Risk Unit E-mail Hun KIM (Mr)Director General E-mail Diwesh SHARAN (Mr)Deputy Director General E-mail Priyantha WIJAYATUNGA (Mr)Director, Energy Division E-mail Mio OKA (Ms)Director, Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division E-mail Sungsup RA (Mr)Director, Human and Social Development Division E-mail Bruno CARRASCO (Mr)Director, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Division E-mail Ronald Antonio BUTIONG (Mr)Director, Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division E-mail Ravi PERI (Mr)Director, Transport and Communications Division E-mail Sekhar BONU (Mr)Director, Urban Development and Water Division E-mail Eleonora WINDISCH (Ms)Advisor and Head, Portfolio, Results, and Quality Control Unit E-mail Ramesh SUBRAMANIAM (Mr)Director General E-mail F. Cleo KAWAWAKI (Ms)Deputy Director General E-mail Andrew JEFFRIES (Mr)Director, Energy Division E-mail Jiangfeng ZHANG (Mr)Director, Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division E-mail Ayako INAGAKI (Ms)Director, Human and Social Development Division E-mail VacantDirector, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Division Alfredo PERDIGUERO (Mr)Director, Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division E-mail Hiroaki YAMAGUCHI (Mr)Director, Transport and Communications Division E-mail Vijay PADMANABHAN (Mr)Director, Urban Development and Water Division E-mail James Warren EVANS (Mr)Special Project Facilitator E-mail
Provides ADB with a strategic planning perspective and direction, ensures policy and operations coordination, and maintains institutional relations with the international development community, especially on matters relating to resource mobilization.Tomoyuki KIMURA (Mr)Director General E-mail Eugenue ZHUKOV (Mr)Deputy Director General E-mail Leah GUTIERREZ (Ms)Director, Operations Planning and Coordination Division E-mail Valerie HILL (Ms)Director, Strategy, Policy, and Business Process Division E-mail Bernard WOODS (Mr)Director, Results Management and Aid Effectiveness Division E-mail Lesley LAHM (Ms)Advisor and Head, Interagency Relations and Nonsovereign Operations Unit E-mail
Provides leadership, innovation, and knowledge sharing for ADB's sector and thematic work. More on ADB's Focus AreasAmy LEUNG (Ms)Director General E-mail Nessim J. AHMAD (Mr)Deputy Director General concurrently Chief Compliance Officer E-mail VacantChief Sector Officer, Sector Advisory Service Cluster VacantDeputy Director General and Chief Thematic Officer, Thematic Advisory Service Cluster Herath GUNATILAKE (Mr)Director, Environment and Safeguards Division E-mail Preety BHANDARI (Ms)Director, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Division E-mail Akmal SIDDIQ (Mr)Advisor and concurrent Chief Rural Development and Food Security Thematic Group E-mail Gambhir BHATTA (Mr)Advisor and Head, Knowledge Sharing and Services Center concurrent Chief of Governance Thematic Group E-mail
Provides advice and counsel to the Board of Governors, Board of Directors, and Management.WooChong UM (Mr)The Secretary E-mail Asel DJUSUPBEKOVA (Ms)Assistant Secretary E-mail
Is responsible for mobilizing funds for operations and planning, as well as managing ADB's finances.Pierre VAN PETEGHEM (Mr)Treasurer E-mail Kazuki FUKUNAGA (Mr)Deputy Treasurer E-mail Tobias HOSCHKA (Mr)Assistant Treasurer, Financial Policy and Planning Division E-mail Maria LOMOTAN (Ms)Assistant Treasurer, Funding Division E-mail Michael JORDAN (Mr)Assistant Treasurer, Investments Division E-mail Sukhumarn PHANACHET (Ms)Assistant Treasurer, Treasury Services Division E-mail Jonathan GROSVENOR (Mr)Advisor and Head, Treasury Client Solutions Unit E-mail
ADB's sector and thematic groups are each composed of ADB staff who pool sector knowledge, including best practices and technologies, to realize ADB's goals. The sector and thematic groups provide strategic operational support and supports human resources and talent management within ADB.
Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management
Provides technical support bank-wide to increase ADB investments in climate change adaptation, mitigation, and disaster risk reduction, covering—among others—climate change impact assessment of critical infrastructure, disaster risk financing in developing member countries, urban resilience, and climate smart agriculture operations.
Plans and monitors ADB's support to the sector, conducts analytical studies on education issues, and promotes interagency coordination in education development to achieve universal access to education in Asia and related issues.
Shares knowledge, practices, and technologies for improving Asia’s energy sector, while addressing connected concerns such as hydropower generation, clean development mechanisms, climate change, and water, and food security.
Integrates environmental sustainability into projects, country strategies and sectors assessments; promotes eco-friendly design of infrastructure and scaling up of investments in natural capital, and ecosystem-based climate adaptation, supports initiatives to strengthen environmental management in developing member countries and promote green businesses and address regional environmental concerns.
Drives the development of Asia’s general financial market, small and medium enterprise, and payment system, while promoting regional economic and financial integration.
Promotes and advocates increased attention to gender issues in ADB projects and forges links with development partners on gender-related issues to accelerate the integration of gender equity and women’s empowerment in ADB operations.
Promotes attention to governance and public sector management issues in ADB operations, and is an important institutional platform for knowledge sharing, cross-departmental coordination, peer review, learning, and links to external networks and partners.
Improves knowledge management in the health sector by creating a strong community of health planners and practitioners, stimulating and facilitating relevant knowledge products, and monitoring sector-related issues and performance.
Promotes PPP and private sector development in ADB’s core operational areas, and pools knowledge toward the creation a unified approach among practitioners within ADB for implementing PPP options.
Regional Cooperation and Integration
Provides strategic directions in administering the Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund, Investment Climate Facilitation Fund, and People's Republic of China Regional Cooperation and Poverty Reduction Fund.
Rural Development and Food Security (Agriculture)
Conducts expert and peer reviews of project design and engages with IFAD, CGIAR, FAO, UNEP, USDA, and other agencies in research, peer reviews, workshops, and other activities to address Asia’s food security concerns and rural poverty.
Promotes new initiatives and policies that aim to reduce poverty, inequality, and vulnerability among poor and marginalized groups by transforming social institutions toward inclusive and equitable social development.
Concentrates on scaling up urban transport, mainstreaming climate change and energy efficiency in projects, improving cross-border transport and logistics, and supporting road safety and social sustainability.
Facilitates knowledge flow on holistic and integrated approaches to the development of competitive, inclusive, and green cities to maintain vital economic growth while creating sustainable, resilient, and liveable cities in Asia.
Ensures quality of projects on water supply, sanitation, and water resources management, supports pilot activities and knowledge sharing events, and enhances water partnerships toward the provision of water for all in Asia.