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Shixin Chen

Shixin Chen

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Mr. Shixin Chen is the Vice-President (Operations 1) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He joined ADB on 12 December 2018.

Mr. Chen is responsible for operations in the South Asia Department and the Central and West Asia Department.

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Prior to joining ADB, Mr. Chen headed the Department of International Economic and Financial Cooperation at the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

From 1998, Mr. Chen held senior positions in the Ministry of Finance, overseeing areas of public finance and partnerships with multilateral development banks.

From 2012 to 2014, he was a Board Director in the Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility. Mr. Chen was World Bank’s Executive Director for the PRC from 2013 to 2016 and a Board Director for the PRC in the New Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank from 2016 to 2018.

Mr. Chen holds a doctorate in Economics from the Graduate School of the Research Institute for Fiscal Science, and a master’s degree in Public Policy Management of the Mason Program of the John F. Kennedy School of Government in Harvard University.

Professional history

2018-Present Vice-President (Operations 1), Asian Development Bank
2016-2018 Director General, Department of International Economic and Financial Cooperation, Ministry of Finance (MOF), the People’s Republic of China (PRC)
Director for the PRC in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Director for the PRC in the New Development Bank
Alternate Governor for the PRC in the International Fund for Agricultural Development
2016 Deputy Director General, Department of International Economic and Financial Cooperation, MOF
2013-2016 Executive Director for the PRC in the World Bank Group
2012-2014 Board Director of the of the Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility 
Alternate Director of the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office
2007-2013 Deputy Director General, International Department of MOF
2005-2007 Deputy Director General, Tax Policy Department of MOF
1998-2005 Deputy Director and then Director, Budget Department of MOF
1993-1998 Staff and then Section Chief, Budget Department of MOF