How can I become an individual ADB consultant?

Information for independent consultants

ADB engages individual consultants and consulting entities (firms, universities, NGOs, etc.) for a wide range of assignments. Individuals wishing to consult for ADB must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of an ADB member country
  • Not be barred from working with ADB, World Bank or ADB’s member countries
  • Not be a close family member of an ADB employee

Additional criteria for government officials and civil servants

In addition to the above, government officials and civil servants must also meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be on leave of absence without pay
  • Not be hired by the agency they were working for immediately before going on leave
  • Not create a conflict of interest through their ADB consulting work

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