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Departments and Country Offices

  Functional Organization Chart (as of 20 August 2019)

  Staff Organization Chart (as of 20 August 2019)

Office of the President (OPR)
Takehiko NAKAO (Mr) President   E-mail
Vacant

Managing Director General

Office of the Vice-Presidents

Shixin CHEN (Mr)Vice-President (Operations 1)   E-mail

Ahmed M. SAEED (Mr)Vice-President (Operations 2)   E-mail
Bambang SUSANTONO (Mr)Vice-President (Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development)   E-mail

Diwakar GUPTA (Mr)Vice-President (Private Sector Operations and Public-Private Partnerships)   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

Administrative Services, Office of (OAS)

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

Lakshmi MENON (Ms)Principal Director   E-mail
Ameen JOUDAH (Mr)Director, Facilities Administration Division   E-mail
Qifeng ZHANG (Mr)Director, Institutional Services Division   E-mail
Andrew CLINTON (Mr)Director, Organizational Resilience and Security Division   E-mail
Roger BALL (Mr)Advisor 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

Johannes VERSANTVOORT (Mr)Head   E-mail
David BINNS (Mr)Director, Investigations Division   E-mail
Auditor General, Office of the (OAG)

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
Do Keun CHO (Mr)Assistant 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

Yasuo TAKAMURA (Mr)Director General   E-mail
Yan JIANG (Ms)Deputy Director General   E-mail
Neil WALLACE (Mr)Director, Budget and Management Services Division   E-mail
Matthew DRAGE (Mr)Director, Compensation, Benefits, and Pension Division   E-mail
Asel DJUSUPBEKOVA (Ms)Director, HR Business Partners Division   E-mail
Makoto KUBOTA (Mr)Director, HR Operations and Health Division   E-mail
VacantDirector, HR Policy and Program Division
Chia-Hsin HU (Ms)Advisor and Head, Unit for Institutional Coordination   E-mail
VacantAdvisor and Head, Investment and Liability Management Unit
Central and West Asia Department (CWRD)

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

Werner LIEPACH (Mr)Director General   E-mail
Nianshan ZHANG (Mr)Deputy Director General   E-mail
Muhammad Ehsan KHAN (Mr)Senior Advisor, Office of the Director General   E-mail
Chin Choon FONG (Mr)Senior Advisor, Public–Private Partnership   E-mail
Ashok BHARGAVA (Mr)Director, Energy Division   E-mail
Donneth WALTON (Ms)Director, Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Division   E-mail
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
VacantAdvisor and Head, Portfolio, Results, Safeguards, and Gender Unit
Communications, Department of (DOC)

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 Team

Vicky C.L. TAN (Ms)Principal Director   E-mail
David KRUGER (Mr)Director, Media and External Relations Division   E-mail
Albert ATKINSON (Mr)Director, Knowledge Support Division   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 TANG (Mr)Chair   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 KIM (Ms)Controller   E-mail
Setijo BOENTARAN (Mr)Assistant Controller, Accounting Division   E-mail
Yoshinobu TATEWAKIAssistant Controller, Loan Administration Division   E-mail
VacantAssistant Controller, Trust Fund and Administrative Expense Division
East Asia Department (EARD)

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

Amy LEUNG (Ms)Director General   E-mail
M. Teresa KHO (Ms)Deputy Director General   E-mail
Sujata GUPTA (Ms)Director, Sustainable Infrastructure Division   E-mail
Qingfeng ZHANG (Mr)Director, Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division   E-mail
Xiaoqin FAN (Mr)Director, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Regional Cooperation Division   E-mail
Sangay PENJOR (Mr)Director, 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

Yasuyuki SAWADA (Mr)Chief Economist and Director General   E-mail
Joseph Ernest ZVEGLICH, JR. (Mr)Deputy Chief Economist   E-mail
Edimon GINTING (Mr)Deputy Director General   E-mail
Rana HASAN (Mr)Director, Economic Analysis and Operational Support Division   E-mail
Abdul ABIAD (Mr)Director, Macroeconomics Research Division   E-mail
Cyn-Young PARK (Ms)Director, Regional Cooperation and Integration Division   E-mail
VACANTAdvisor and Head, Statistics and Data Innovation Unit
General Counsel, Office of the (OGC)

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
Catherine MARSH (Ms)Assistant General Counsel   E-mail
Colin GIN (Mr)Assistant General Counsel   E-mail
May YAP (Ms)Assistant General Counsel   E-mail
Cheong Ann PNG (Mr)Assistant General Counsel   E-mail
Damien EASTMAN (Mr)Assistant General Counsel   E-mail
Kori EMZITA (Ms)Assistant General Counsel   E-mail
Independent Evaluation Department (IED)

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

Marvin 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
Information Systems and Technology, Office of (OIST)

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
Ozzeir KHAN (Mr)Director, Business Relationships and IT Strategy Division   E-mail
Brian MCGRORY (Mr)Director, Program Management Division   E-mail
Naoto YAMAMOTO (Mr)Director, Solutions Delivery Division   E-mail
Alain DUMINY (Mr)Advisor and Head, Administration and Customer Support 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

Wayne BLAIR (Mr)Ombudsperson   E-mail
Pacific Department (PARD)

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, Energy Division   E-mail
Emma VEVE (Ms)Director, Social Sectors and Public Sector Management Division   E-mail
Dong Kyu LEE (Mr)Director, Transport and Communications Division   E-mail
Jingmin HUANG (Ms)Director, Urban Development, Water Supply and Sanitation Division   E-mail
B. Reddy BATHULA (Mr)Advisor and Head, Portfolio, Results, and Quality Control Unit   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 BARROW (Mr)Director General   E-mail
Christopher THIEME (Mr)Deputy Director General   E-mail
Craig ROBERTS (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
VacantDirector, Portfolio Management Division
Mark KUNZER (Mr)Director, Transaction Support Division   E-mail
Bart RAEMAEKERS (Mr)Advisor and Head, Guarantees and Syndications Unit   E-mail
Timo TEINILA (Mr)Advisor and Head, Risk Analytics Unit   E-mail
VacantAdvisor and Head, Equity Investments Unit
Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department (PPFD)

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

Risa Zhijia TENG (Ms)Director General   E-mail
Ashraf MOHAMMED (Mr)Deputy Director General   E-mail
Jeffrey William TAYLOR (Mr)Director, Procurement Division 1   E-mail
Rustam ABDUKAYUMOV (Mr)Director, Procurement Division 2   E-mail
Aman TRANA (Ms)Director, Public Financial Management Division   E-mail
Rehan KAUSAR (Mr)Director, Portfolio Management Division   E-mail
Public-Private Partnership, Office of (OPPP)

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, Advisory Division 1   E-mail
Siddhartha SHAH (Mr)Director, Advisory Division 2   E-mail
Risk Management, Office of (ORM)

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

Adnan AGHA (Mr)Head   E-mail
VacantDirector, Credit Division 1
Marife APILADO (Ms)Director, Credit Division 2   E-mail
Michael KJELLIN (Mr)Director, Risk Policy and Architecture Division   E-mail
Martin KROLL (Mr)Advisor 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 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
Takeo KONISHI (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
Southeast Asia Department (SERD)

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

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
Jose Antonio TAN III (Mr)Director, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Division   E-mail
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
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

James Warren EVANS (Mr)Special Project Facilitator   E-mail
Strategy, Policy and Partnerships 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.

Tomoyuki KIMURA (Mr)Director General   E-mail
Leah GUTIERREZ (Ms)Deputy Director General   E-mail
Kenji YUHAKU (Mr)Senior Advisor, Office of the Director General   E-mail
Xinning JIA (Ms)Director, Operations Planning and Coordination Division   E-mail
Jiro TOMINAGA (Mr)Director, Strategy, Policy, and Business Process Division   E-mail
Bernard WOODS (Mr)Director, Results Management and Aid Effectiveness Division   E-mail
Claus ASTRUP (Mr)Director, Strategic Partnerships Division   E-mail
Lesley LAHM (Ms)Advisor and Head, Nonsovereign Operations   E-mail
Bobur ALIMOV (Mr)Advisor, Special Initiatives 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

Woochong UM (Mr)Director General concurrently Chief Compliance Officer   E-mail
Nessim J. AHMAD (Mr)Senior Advisor   E-mail
Tatsuya KANAI (Mr)Senior Advisor   E-mail
Robert GUILD (Mr)Chief Sector Officer, Sector Advisory Service Cluster   E-mail
Chiara BRONCHI (Ms)Chief Thematic Officer, Thematic Advisory Service Cluster   E-mail
Preety BHANDARI (Ms)Director, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Division   E-mail
Bruce DUNN (Mr)Director, Safeguards Division   E-mail
Jacob SORENSEN (Mr)Director, Partner Funds Division   E-mail
Thomas ABELL (Mr)Advisor and Chief, Digital Technology for Development Unit   E-mail
Gambhir BHATTA (Mr)Advisor and Chief, Knowledge Advisory Services Center   E-mail
Secretary, Office of the (SEC)

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

Eugenue ZHUKOV (Mr)The Secretary   E-mail
Sona SHRESTHA (Ms)Assistant Secretary   E-mail
Marc CROWE (Mr)Advisor and Head, Information Access Unit   E-mail
Treasury Department (TD)

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.

Education

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.

Energy

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. 

Environment

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.

Finance

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. 

Governance

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. 

Health

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. 

Transport

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. 

Urban

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.

Water

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.