Xiufeng Zhao

Senior Portfolio Management Specialist
Profile / Bio: 
Xiufeng Zhao, Ph.D. is a Senior Portfolio Management Specialist in the Portfolio Management Division (PFPM) under Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department (PPFD) in the Asian Development Bank (ADB). A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), also TOGAF 9 certified (the Open Group of Architecture Framework), Xiufeng has worked for more than 20 years on development, system architecture and data services. With business needs as the top priority, Xiufeng has utilized his skills and expertise in streamlining real-time reporting which is key to portfolio management. The COVID-19 dashboard was recently adopted for bank-wide reporting on COVID-19 resource commitment from ADB; the development of ADB’s Management Dashboard, also a near-real-time dashboard, was led by Xiufeng and has been up and running since 2018. In 2018, Xiufeng led the Business Intelligence team and made ADB ranked first in Aid Transparency Index the first time.
•In ADB, Xiufeng participated in ADB’s operations work such as the Tax Administration Reform and Modernization project, Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Regional Improvement of Border Services Project. Before joining ADB, and from 1986 to 1997, he published 33 research papers on environment and climate change; during the same period, he was involved in 24 research projects in the People’s Republic of China (team lead for 10, and team member for 14 projects)  funded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Department of Transportation of China, and other organizations on the environment and climate change research, permafrost monitoring, engineering, highway construction and maintenance.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
[VIDEO] GePNIC Progress and Milestones 04 November 2020 Multimedia ADB Administration and Governance
Meet PIA (Project Implementation and Administration) Al Bot Demonstration 04 November 2020 Slides ADB Administration and Governance