Cindy Malvicini has held numerous lead positions in operations and communications in ADB. Prior to her appointment as Country Director, she was ADB’s Deputy Country Director and Officer-in-Charge for Uzbekistan. From 2007 to 2014, she worked as a Water Resource Specialist in ADB’s South Asia Department, and until 2017, she served as Project Management Unit Head. She graduated from Cornell University in New York in 2000 and Wheaton Graduate School in Illinois in 1988. She has master’s degrees in agriculture (water resources management) and intercultural studies.