What are ADB’s departments and offices?

Budget, Personnel, and Management Systems Department (BPMSD)

Provides advice and services in budget, staff management, human resources, staff development, benefits, and compensation.

Central and West Asia Department (CWRD)

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

Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CCSD)

Leads ADB engagement in climate change, disaster risk management and environmental sustainability; gender equality; fragility and engagement; digital technology for development; and regional cooperation and integration and trade.

Controller's Department (CTL)

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

Corporate Services Department (CSD)

Provides administrative support to help management and staff enhance workplace effectiveness.

Department of Communications and Knowledge Management (DOCK)

Promotes support for ADB and increases its influence by expanding understanding, trust, recognition, and preference as first choice of development partner.

East Asia Department (EARD)

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

Economic Research And Development Impact Department (ERDI)

Leads economic research and analysis, and produces macroeconomic updates on developing Asia.

Independent Evaluation Department (IED)

Helps ADB continuously improve its development effectiveness and accountability.

Information Technology Department (ITD)

Manages ADB's automated information systems and telecommunications services.

Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI)

Point of contact for allegations of fraud or corruption pertaining to ADB-financed activities or staff members/consultants.

Office of Professional Ethics and Conduct (OPEC)

Provides training and advice on ethics and conduct and helps resolve workplace concerns.

Office of Market Development and Public–Private Partnerships (OMDP)

Provides market-facing transaction advisory services and technical assistance for clients and the region leading to private investment and serve as a private sector development knowledge nexus. 

Office of Risk Management (ORM)

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

Office of Safeguards (OSFG)

Manages ADB’s safeguards policy and procedures, and advises on compliance with ADB’s safeguards policy.

Office of the Auditor General (OAG)

Undertakes financial, administrative, and information systems audits, assists external auditors.

Office of the Compliance Review Panel (OCRP)

Provides support to ADB's independent Compliance Review Panel which investigates ADB's compliance with its operational policies and procedures in project work.

Office of the General Counsel (OGC)

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

Office of the Ombudsperson (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.

Office of the Secretary (SEC)

Provides advice and counsel to ADB’s Board of Governors, Board of Directors, and management.

Office of the Special Project Facilitator (OSPF)

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

Pacific Department (PARD)

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

Procurement, Portfolio, and Financial Management Department (PPFD)

Responsible for planning, monitoring, and coordinating project processing and administration work programs, procurement reviews, and consultant recruitment.

Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD)

Provides direct assistance to private sector projects with clear development impact.

Sectors Group (SG)

Comprises seven sector offices that aim to deliver sector strategy, initiatives, and integrated solutions that advance ADB’s strategic agenda in the region and with ADB’s clients.

South Asia Department (SARD)

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

Southeast Asia Department (SERD)

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

Strategy, Policy, and Partnerships Department (SPD)

Strategic planning and direction; policy and operations coordination, and relations with the development community.

Transformation Office (TO)

Provides oversight of ADB's organizational transformation under the bank's New Operating Model.

Treasury Department (TD)

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

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