John Versantvoort is the Head of the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI) at Asian Development Bank (ADB) since December 2017. OAI leads the anticorruption and integrity initiatives of the bank, including investigation of integrity violations, design and implementation of preventive and remedial measures, and awareness raising and capacity building support. John joined ADB as a lawyer in the Office of the General Counsel in April 2007, where he took on progressive levels of technical and managerial responsibility. Prior to joining ADB, he established a legal practice in Japan for Benelux law and tax advisory firm Loyens & Loeff (2001-2006) and practiced law in the Netherlands for Loyens & Loeff and law firm Allen & Overy (1995-2001).
John has obtained a Master of Laws degree (East-Asian law) from University of London, and a Master of Laws degree (Dutch civil law) and Master of Arts degree (Japanese studies) from University of Leiden, the Netherlands.