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Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO)

ADB’s Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney serves as the focal point for programming, processing, and administering assistance to Nauru, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.

Pacific: Contacts and Holidays

Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Level 20, 45 Clarence Street
Sydney, NSW Australia 2000

  Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +61 2 8270 9444
  Fax +61 2 8270 9445

About Us

The Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO) is ADB's representative office in Sydney, Australia, and also acts as a focal point for New Zealand. It is responsible for donor coordination and managing client relationships, which includes managing three multi-donor funds: Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative, Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility, and the Pacific Partnership Facility. ADB Sydney is also involved in the processing and implementation of ADB’s finance sector operations across ADB’s 14 Developing Member Pacific Island Countries; manages three Pacific Country Offices for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Nauru; facilitates communications, knowledge sharing, and innovation through events and engages with and collaborates with academic and research institutions, civil society and other development partners.


Lotte SCHOU-ZIBELL (Ms)Regional Director  E-mail
Matthew HODGE (Mr)Deputy Regional Director and Senior Country Specialist  E-mail
Sally SHUTE-TREMBATH (Ms)External Communications Specialist  E-mail

Extended Missions

Nauru Pacific Country Office
Solomon Islands Pacific Country Office
Level 1, Heritage Park Commercial Building
Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Solomon Islands
  Tel +677 23333
Vanuatu Pacific Country Office
Level 5, Reserve Bank Building
Rue Emile Mercet P.O. Box 3221, Port Vila, Vanuatu
  Tel +678 23610

Holidays 2021

The Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office is closed on these dates:

New Year's Day January 1 (Friday)
Australia Day January 26 (Tuesday)
Good Friday April 2 (Friday)
Easter Monday April 5 (Monday)
Anzac Day April 26 (Monday)
Queen's Day June 14 (Monday)
Labour Day October 4 (Monday)
Christmas Day December 24 (Friday)
Boxing Day December 28 (Tuesday), in lieu of December 26
New Year's Eve December 31 (Friday)

Last updated: 6 December 2021