Bruno Carrasco

Director General concurrently Chief Compliance Officer
, ADB
Profile / Bio: 

Bruno Carrasco leads ADB-wide knowledge and innovation work in all thematic and sector operation areas, establishes sector and thematic policies and strategies, and ensures compliance with environment and social safeguards policies. He also oversees the administration of trust funds and global funding initiatives. He provides advice to management on various ADB-wide strategic and policy matters, annual and medium-term work plans, and major operational matters. He has worked at ADB for more than 23 years and has served in countries across all of its regional departments. An expert in public sector management, and applied economic policy, he was most recently Chief of ADB’s Governance Thematic Group, where he defined and sharpened ADB’s work on domestic resource mobilization, infrastructure governance, stateowned enterprise reforms, and fiscal decentralization. He was appointed Director General concurrently Chief Compliance Officer on 22 February 2021. He has also worked at the United Nations Office for Project Services, the United Nations Development Program, and the European Central Bank.

Mr. Carrasco, a national of Spain, holds a doctorate degree in Economics from the University of Essex, a master’s degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Montreal.

Materials

Title Date Learning Materials Topic
ADB Director General Bruno Carrasco for IDAHOTB 2022 18 May 2022 Multimedia Civil Society, Gender Equality
Opening Remarks 23 March 2022 Document Agriculture and Natural Resources
Closing Plenary 28 January 2022 Multimedia Environment, Finance, ICT, Water
ADB Special Report on Supporting Quality Infrastructure in Developing Asia 25 October 2021 Slides Governance and Public Sector Management, Public-Private Partnership
Opening Remarks: The Roles of Guarantee Insurance Scheme in SME businesses the Case of the Republic of Korea 25 June 2021 Document Finance, Industry and Trade, Knowledge Management, Capacity Development
Recording 12 May 2021 Multimedia ICT, Environment
SDGs after the COVID-19 Crisis from the Perspective of ADB 04 May 2021 Slides Civil Society, Health, Regional Cooperation and Integration
Closing remarks 22 April 2021 Slides Governance and Public Sector Management
Opening Remarks from ADB 07 April 2021 Multimedia ADB Administration and Governance
Video: Session 1: Adapting to the New Normal 10 November 2020 Multimedia ADB Administration and Governance
ADB as a Responsible Developments Partner: The India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) Case Study 11 June 2018 Slides Governance and Public Sector Management
Governance and Service Delivery: Practical Lessons for Subnational Governments through a Case Study on ADB’s Support to Nepal 11 August 2017 Slides Capacity Development, Finance, Governance and Public Sector Management
Public Management and Finance (South Asia) 16 March 2016 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Governance and Public Sector Management
Development Policy Instruments to Support Decentralization and Local Governance Reforms 26 August 2015 Slides Finance, Governance and Public Sector Management
Review of 10 Policy-based Loans Operations 05 June 2007 Slides Capacity Development, Economics, ADB Administration and Governance