Mr. Arnaud Heckmann is the Head of Portfolio Management Unit at ADB’s Nepal Resident Mission. He was formerly the Principal Urban Development Specialist at ADB’s East Asia Urban and Social Sectors Division. He has extensive experience in designing, processing, and administering integrated economic and urban development projects and technical assistance that promote transformative approaches, inclusive and green livable cities, climate change adaptation and mitigation, environmental sustainability, and green urban-rural development. Before joining ADB, he worked with various international organizations as a project team leader on urban and regional development planning and infrastructure investments.
Arnaud holds a master’s degree in comparative development research from EHESS (Paris School of High Study in Social Science), a master’s degree in human geography from Toulouse University, and a diploma in Chinese language and culture from Paris University.