The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Bruno Carrasco as Director General (DG) and concurrently Chief Compliance Officer of its Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department. He has worked at ADB for more than 23 years and has served in countries across all of its regional departments.
Carrasco will lead ADB-wide knowledge and innovation work in all thematic and sector operation areas, establish sector and thematic policies and strategies, and ensure compliance with environment and social safeguards policies. He will also oversee the administration of trust funds and global funding initiatives.
Commenting on ADB’s vision, Carrasco said, “ADB’s knowledge contributions and advisory support to our members are more important than ever as the region maps a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. ADB has a crucial role in providing leadership and innovation to ensure the recovery is green and inclusive and sets a platform for resilient growth and development.”