Ingrid van Wees

Former Vice President Finance and Risk
Profile / Bio: 

Ms. Ingrid van Wees is the Vice-President for Finance and Risk Management of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). She assumed the position in December 2016.

Ms. van Wees is responsible for the overall management of the operations of the Office of Risk Management, the Controller’s Department, and the Treasury Department.

Prior to this, Ms. van Wees was a senior official at the German Investment and Development Corporation (DEG) where her portfolio covered debt, equity and fund investments in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. She also has treasury experience in developmental investment banking. Before she moved to DEG in 2004, Ms. van Wees held management positions in corporate finance and business development with private corporations.

She holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands and a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD.


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