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.
ADB Approves $100 Million Loan to Help Strengthen Uzbekistan's Resilience to Health EmergenciesADB has approved a $100 million loan to strengthen Uzbekistan’s resilience to public health emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic, by steadily improving testing, diagnosis and the management of COVID-19 cases...
ADB $20 Million COVID-19 Package to Boost Kyrgyz Republic's Health SectorADB has approved $20 million in assistance to help the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic strengthen its health sector to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
ADB $300 Million Loan to Help Mitigate COVID-19 Impacts in PakistanADB has approved a $300 million emergency assistance loan to strengthen Pakistan’s public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic and help meet the basic needs of vulnerable and poor segments of society.
ADB Approves $100 Million to Support COVID-19 Response in BangladeshADB today approved a $100 million loan to support the Government of Bangladesh in its efforts to address the immediate public health requirements of combatting the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
ADB VP Shixin Chen Visits Bangladesh, Reaffirms Stronger Partnership to Implement SDGsADB Vice-President Mr. Shixin Chen reaffirmed ADB’s commitment to supporting Bangladesh in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, while attending the Bangladesh Development Forum in Dhaka today.
Bangladesh Development Forum - Shixin ChenOpening Remarks by Shixin Chen, Vice President (Operations 1), Asian Development Bank, at the Bangladesh Development Forum (BDF 2020), BICC, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 29 January 2020
13th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Finance Ministers - Shixin ChenSpeech by Shixin Chen, ADB Vice President (Operations 1), at the 13th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Finance Ministers on 2 May 2019 in Nadi, Fiji
Sustainable Tourism Development in the CAREC Region - Shixin ChenOpening Remarks by Shixin Chen, ADB Vice President (Operations 1), at the CAREC High-Level Session During the Annual General Meeting on 1 May 2019 in Nadi, Fiji
Investing in Nepal: Experience Sharing - Shixin ChenKeynote Address by Shixin Chen, Vice President (Operations 1), Asian Development Bank at Nepal Investment Summit 2019 on 30 March 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal
Remarks at Nepal Investment Summit 2019: Inaugural Session - Shixin ChenRemarks by Shixin Chen, Vice President (Operations 1), Asian Development Bank at Nepal Investment Summit 2019 – Inaugural Session on 29 March 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal
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.
|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|