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.