Iwan Azis

Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD)

Iwan J. Azis is the Head of the Asian Development Bank’s Office of Regional Economic Integration (OREI). He assumed office in September 2010. Mr. Azis has over 33 years of professional experience as an economist and an academic. Before joining ADB, Mr. Azis was a Professor and Director of Graduate Studies of the Regional Science Program and Adjunct Professor of Economics of Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, USA. He joined Cornell University in 1992. Prior to this, Mr. Azis was the Chairman of the Department of Economics at the University of Indonesia, and Director of the World Bank-funded Inter-University Center.