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ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. Established in 1966, it is owned by 68 members—49 from the region.
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.
More than 60 representatives from 10 countries in Central Asia and the Caucasus gathered at a 2-day regional workshop to discuss how to accelerate progress in gender equality in the region.
ADB Vice-President Mr. Shixin Chen on a visit to Nepal on 26–30 March reaffirmed ADB’s commitment to supporting economic prosperity and assisting the country in fulfilling its growth aspirations.
NEW DELHI, INDIA (8 March 2019) — Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Mr. Shixin Chen reiterated ADB’s commitment to further strengthen and expand its partnership with India on his 4-day visit to the country 5–8 March.
ADB Vice-President Mr. Shixin Chen today met with the Acting Minister of Finance and Chief Adviser on Infrastructure and Technology to the President of Afghanistan Mr. Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi on the sidelines of ADF's...
ADB has appointed Mr. Shixin Chen as Vice-President for Operations 1.
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|