Departments and Offices

  Organizational Structure (as of 01 Oct 2016)

Office of the President (OPR)
Takehiko Nakao President   E-mail
Juan Miranda Managing Director General   E-mail
Office of the Vice-Presidents
Bambang SusantonoVice-President (Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development)   E-mail
Wencai ZhangVice-President (Operations 1)   E-mail
Stephen P. GroffVice-President (Operations 2)   E-mail
Diwakar GuptaVice-President (Private Sector and Cofinancing Operations)   E-mail
Deborah StokesVice-President (Administration and Corporate Management)   E-mail
VacantVice-President (Finance and Risk Management)
Administrative Services, Office of (OAS)

Provides administrative support to help management and staff enhance workplace effectiveness. More on Institutional Procurement | Information request

Risa Zhija TengPrincipal Director   E-mail
Makoto OjiroDirector, Facilities and Asset Management Division   E-mail
Qifeng ZhangDirector, Institutional Services Division   E-mail
VacantAdvisor and Head, Organizational Resilience Unit
Jeffrey TaylorAdvisor and Head, Procurement and Contracts Administration Unit   E-mail
Anticorruption and Integrity, Office of (OAI)

Is the designated point of contact for allegations of fraud or corruption pertaining to ADB-financed activities or staff members. More on Anticorruption and Integrity | Report fraud and corruption

Clare WeeHead   E-mail
David BinnsDirector, Investigations Division   E-mail
Auditor General, Office of (OAG)

Undertakes financial, administrative, and information systems audits; provides assistance to external auditors; liases with international organizations and anticorruption

Hock-Chye OngAuditor General   E-mail
Joy Macaisa-VirayAssistant Auditor General   E-mail
Budget, Personnel, and Management Systems Department (BPMSD)

Provides advice and services in budget, staff position management, human resources, staff development, benefits, and compensation. More on Careers

Toshio OyaDirector General   E-mail
Dayalini MendisDeputy Director General   E-mail
Eugenue ZhukovSenior Advisor   E-mail
Vicky TanDirector, Budget and Management Services Division   E-mail
Ken CheeDirector, HR Business Partners Division   E-mail
Edna DiezDirector, HR Policy and Program Division   E-mail
Makoto KubotaAdvisor and Head, HR Information Services Unit   E-mail
Muhammad Ehsan KhanAdvisor and Head, Unit for Institutional Coordination   E-mail
Central and West Asia Department (CWRD)

Covers operations in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

Sean O'SullivanDirector General   E-mail
Hong WeiDeputy Director General   E-mail
Chin Choon FongSenior Advisor (Public-Private Partnership)   E-mail
F. Cleo KawawakiDirector, Energy Division   E-mail
Akmal SiddiqDirector, Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Division   E-mail
Rainer HartelDirector, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Division   E-mail
VacantDirector, Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division
Rie HiraokaDirector, Social Sector Division   E-mail
Xiaohong YangDirector, Transport and Communications Division   E-mail
Yong YeDirector, Urban Development and Water Division   E-mail
Nianshan ZhangAdvisor and Head, Portfolio, Results, Safeguards and Gender Unit   E-mail
Cofinancing Operations, Office of (OCO)

Acts as ADB's focal point for planning, promoting, and arranging cofinancing for ADB projects. More on Cofinancing Partnerships

Tatsuya KanaiSenior Advisor   E-mail
Sujata GuptaDirector   E-mail
Compliance Review Panel, Office of the (OCRP)

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 | Contact

Dingding TangChair   E-mail
Controller's Department (CTL)

Maintains accounting policy and systems, prepares financial reports, and authorizes loan, technical assistance, grants, disbursements, and other payments.

Chai Sun KimController   E-mail
Neil WallaceAssistant Controller, Accounting Division   E-mail
Barry ReidAssistant Controller, Loan Administration Division   E-mail
East Asia Department (EARD)

Covers operations in the People's Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; Republic of Korea; Mongolia; and Taipei,China

Ayumi KonishiDirector General   E-mail
VacantDeputy Director General
Ashok BhargavaDirector, Energy Division   E-mail
Qingfeng ZhangDirector, Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division   E-mail
Ying QianDirector, Public Management, Financial Sector,and Regional Cooperation Division   E-mail
Robert GuildDirector, Transport and Communications Division   E-mail
Sangay PenjorDirector, Urban and Social Sectors Division   E-mail
Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD)

Conducts rigorous data analysis and strong database development and management. More on Data and Research | More on Regional Cooperation and Integration | Information request

VacantChief Economist and Director General
Juzhong ZhuangDeputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director General   E-mail
Rana HasanDirector, Development Economics and Indicators Division   E-mail
Edimon GintingDirector, Economic Analysis and Operational Support Division   E-mail
Joseph Ernest Zveglich, Jr.Director, Macroeconomics Research Division   E-mail
Cyn-Young ParkDirector, Regional Cooperation and Integration Division   E-mail
External Relations, Department of (DER)

Provides leadership, resources, and strategies for communicating with internal and external audiences. More on Media Contacts.

Satinder BindraPrincipal Director   E-mail
Omana NairDirector   E-mail
General Counsel, Office of the (OGC)

Handles all legal aspects of operations and activities, including providing legal advice.

Christopher StephensGeneral Counsel   E-mail
Ramit NagpalDeputy General Counsel   E-mail
Asel DjusupbekovaAssistant General Counsel   E-mail
Damien EastmanAssistant General Counsel   E-mail
Ashraf MohammedAssistant General Counsel   E-mail
John VersantvoortAssistant General Counsel   E-mail
Independent Evaluation Department (IED)

Helps ADB continuously improve its development effectiveness and accountability to stakeholders. More on Independent Evaluation

VacantDirector General
Veronique Salze-Lozac'hDeputy Director General   E-mail
Walter KolkmaDirector, Independent Evaluation Division 1   E-mail
VacantDirector, Independent Evaluation Division 2
Information Systems and Technology, Office of (OIST)

Manages ADB's automated information systems and telecommunications services.

Shirin HamidPrincipal Director   E-mail
Pierre PassinDirector, Infrastructure and Communications Division   E-mail
VacantDirector, Solutions Delivery Division
Radhakrishnan SrinivasanDirector, Technology Division   E-mail
Alain DuminyAdvisor and Head, IT Governance and Portfolio Management Unit   E-mail
Ombudsperson, Office of the (OOMP)

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. Contact

Nicholas DiehlOmbudsperson   E-mail
Operations Services and Financial Management Department (OSFMD)

Responsible for planning, monitoring, and coordinating project processing and administration work programs, procurement reviews, and consultant recruitment. More on Business Opportunities | Information request

Ramesh SubramaniamDirector General   E-mail
Ignatius SantosoSenior Director, Procurement Division 1   E-mail
Walter PoickDirector, Procurement Division 2   E-mail
VacantAdvisor and Head, Financial Management Unit
Manmohan ParkashAdvisor and Head, Operations Management Unit   E-mail
Pacific Department (PARD)

Covers operations in Cook Islands, Republic of Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

Xianbin YaoDirector General   E-mail
James LynchDeputy Director General   E-mail
Olly NorojonoDirector, Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division   E-mail
Emma VeveDirector, Urban, Social Development and Public Management Division   E-mail
Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD)

Provides direct assistance to private sector projects with clear development impact. More on Private Sector (Nonsovereign) Financing

Michael BarrowDirector General   E-mail
Christopher ThiemeDeputy Director General   E-mail
Christine EngstromDirector, Financial Institution Division   E-mail
Shantanu ChakrabortyDirector, Infrastructure Finance Division 1   E-mail
VacantDirector, Infrastructure Finance Division 2
Janette Hall Director, Investment Funds and Special Initiative Division   E-mail
Craig RobertsDirector, Portfolio Management Division   E-mail
Mark KunzerDirector, Transaction Support Division   E-mail
Public-Private Partnership, Office of (OPPP)

Responsible for coordinating and supporting ADB's public–private partnership operations, and for providing transaction advisory services to developing members.

Ryuichi KagaHead   E-mail
Takeo KoikeDirector   E-mail
Risk Management, Office of (ORM)

Responsible for policy, system, and operational risk; credit risk assessment; credit portfolio monitoring; corporate recovery; and market and treasury risk.

Mitsuhiro YamawakiHead   E-mail
Marife ApiladoDirector, Credit Portfolio Monitoring Division   E-mail
Timo TeinilaDirector, Credit Risk Assessment Division   E-mail
Michael KjellinDirector, Policy and Systems Division   E-mail
Martin KrollAdvisor and Head, Treasury and Operational Risk Unit   E-mail
South Asia Department (SARD)

Covers operations in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

Hun KimDirector General   E-mail
Diwesh SharanDeputy Director General   E-mail
Anthony JudeDirector, Energy Division   E-mail
VacantDirector, Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Division
Sungsup RaDirector, Human and Social Development Division   E-mail
Bruno CarrascoDirector, Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division   E-mail
Ronald Antonio ButiongDirector, Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division   E-mail
Hiroaki YamaguchiDirector, Transport and Communications Division   E-mail
Sekhar BonuDirector, Urban Development and Water Division   E-mail
Hans CarlssonAdvisor and Head, Portfolio, Results and Quality Control Unit   E-mail
Southeast Asia Department (SERD)

Covers operations in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

James NugentDirector General   E-mail
Noriko OgawaDeputy Director General   E-mail
Andrew JeffriesDirector, Energy Division   E-mail
Jiangfeng ZhangDirector, Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Division   E-mail
Ayako InagakiDirector, Human and Social Development Division   E-mail
Kelly BirdDirector, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Division   E-mail
VacantDirector, Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division
Hideaki IwasakiDirector, Transport and Communications Division   E-mail
Tatiana Gallego-LizonDirector, Urban Development and Water Division   E-mail
Special Project Facilitator, Office of the (OSPF)

Responsible for actively responding to the concerns of people affected by ADB-assisted projects through fair, transparent, and consensus-based approaches. More on Accountability Mechanism | Contact

Jitendra ShahSpecial Project Facilitator   E-mail
Strategy and Policy Department (SPD)

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.

Indu BhushanDirector General   E-mail
Tomoyuki KimuraDeputy Director General   E-mail
Sirpa JarvenpaaDirector, Operations Planning and Coordination Division   E-mail
Valerie Reppelin-HillDirector, Strategy, Policy, and Interagency Relations Division   E-mail
Bernard WoodsAdvisor and Head, Results Management Unit   E-mail
Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC)

Provides leadership, innovation, and knowledge sharing for ADB's sector and thematic work. More on ADB's Focus Areas

Ma. Carmela LocsinDirector General   E-mail
Nessim J. AhmadDeputy Director General concurrently Chief Compliance Officer   E-mail
Amy LeungDeputy Director General concurrently Chief Thematic Officer   E-mail
Noritaka AkamatsuSenior Advisor   E-mail
Philippe M. LeclercqSenior Advisor   E-mail
Avonechith SiackhachanhSenior Advisor   E-mail
Gil-Hong KimSenior Advisor concurrently Chief Sector Officer   E-mail
Preety BhandariDirector, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Division   E-mail
Herath GunatilakeDirector, Environment and Safeguards Division   E-mail
AKM Mahfuzuddin AhmedAdvisor, Agriculture, Rural Development and Food Security Unit   E-mail
Bartlet EdesAdvisor and Head, Knowledge Sharing and Services Center   E-mail
Secretary, Office of the (SEC)

Provides advice and counsel to the Board of Governors, Board of Directors, and Management.

Woo Chong UmThe Secretary   E-mail
Leah GutierrezAssistant Secretary   E-mail
Treasury Department (TD)

Responsible for mobilizing funds for operations and planning, as well as managing ADB's finances.

Pierre van PeteghemTreasurer   E-mail
Kazuki FukunagaDeputy Treasurer   E-mail
Tobias HoschkaAssistant Treasurer, Financial Policy and Planning Division   E-mail
Maria LomotanAssistant Treasurer, Funding Division   E-mail
Michael JordanAssistant Treasurer, Investments Division   E-mail
Sukhurman PhanachetAssistant Treasurer, Treasury Services Division   E-mail
Jonathan GrosvenorAdvisor and Head, Treasury Client Solutions Unit   E-mail
Afghanistan Resident Mission
Thomas Robert Panella Country Director   E-mail
Armenia Resident Mission
Shane Rosenthal Country Director   E-mail
Azerbaijan Resident Mission
Nariman Mannapbekov Country Director   E-mail
Bangladesh Resident Mission
Kazuhiko Higuchi Country Director   E-mail
Bhutan Resident Mission
Vacant Country Director
Tshewang Norbu Resident Representative   E-mail
Cambodia Resident Mission
Samiuela Tukuafu Resident Representative   E-mail
People's Republic of China Resident Mission [中文]
Vacant Country Director
Xinning Jia Deputy Country Director   E-mail
European Representative Office (Frankfurt, Germany)
Debra KertzmanRepresentative   E-mail
Georgia Resident Mission
Yesim Elhan-Kayalar Country Director   E-mail
India Resident Mission
M. Teresa Kho Country Director   E-mail
Indonesia Resident Mission [Bahasa Indonesia]
VacantCountry Director
Japanese Representative Office [日本語]
Takashi MatsuoRepresentative   E-mail
Kazakhstan Resident Mission [Русский]
Giovanni Capannelli Country Director   E-mail
Kyrgyz Republic Resident Mission
Candice McDeigan Country Director   E-mail
Lao PDR Resident Mission
Vacant Country Director
Mongolia Resident Mission
Yolanda Fernandez-Lommen Country Director   E-mail
Myanmar Resident Mission
Winfried Wicklein Country Director   E-mail
Nepal Resident Mission
Kenichi Yokoyama Country Director   E-mail
North American Representative Office (Washington, D.C., United States)
Craig SteffensenRepresentative   E-mail
Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (Sydney, Australia)
Xiaoqin FanRegional Director   E-mail
Pacific Subregional Office (Suva, Fiji)
Robert JaunceyRegional Director   E-mail
Pakistan Resident Mission
Werner Liepach Country Director   E-mail
Papua New Guinea Resident Mission
Marcelo Minc Country Director   E-mail
Philippines Country Office
Richard Bolt Country Director   E-mail
Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Sri Widowati Country Director   E-mail
Tajikistan Resident Mission
Chang Ching Yu Country Director   E-mail
Thailand Resident Mission
Yasushi Negishi Country Director   E-mail
Timor-Leste Resident Mission
Paolo Spantigati Country Director   E-mail
Turkmenistan Resident Mission
Cevdet Denizer Country Director   E-mail
Uzbekistan Resident Mission
Takeo Konishi Country Director   E-mail
Viet Nam Resident Mission [Tiếng Việt]
Eric Sidgwick Country Director   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. 


Ensures mainstreaming of environmental sustainability in project designs, conducts peer reviews of environmental impact assessments of category, and develops new focus areas of work under environment. 


Drives the development of Asia’s general financial market, small and medium enterprise, and payment system, while promoting regional economic and financial integration. 

Gender Equity

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.

Public-Private Partnership

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. 

Social Development

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.