AIIB Governance

Senior Management

Our staff is headed by our President who is elected by AIIB shareholders for a five-year term and eligible for reelection once. He is supported by our Senior Management which includes five Vice Presidents responsible for policy and strategy, investment operations, administration and the corporate secretariat and the General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

More information about our leadership team can be found here.  Our organizational chart can also be viewed here.

Jin Liqun

President

Jin is the inaugural President and Chair of the Board of Directors. Prior to this, he served as Secretary-General of the Multilateral Interim Secretariat tasked with establishing the Bank. Jin has rich experience across the private and public sectors and with MDBs. He served as Chair of China International Capital Corporation Limited (China’s first joint-venture investment bank), Chair of the Supervisory Board of China Investment Corporation and Chair of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds. He previously served as Vice President and then Ranking Vice President of the Asian Development Bank and as Alternate Executive Director for China at the World Bank and at the Global Environment Facility. Jin spent nearly two decades at the Chinese Ministry of Finance, reaching the rank of Vice Minister. He holds a master’s degree in English Literature from Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages (now Beijing Foreign Studies University) and was a Hubert Humphrey Fellow in the Economics Graduate Program at Boston University from 1987 to 1988. Jin is a national of the People’s Republic of China.

AIIB Vice Presidents

  • Sir Danny Alexander

    Vice President and Corporate Secretary

    Alexander is responsible for AIIB’s relations with its Members, the Board of Governors, the Board of Directors and other aspects of governance including the admission of new Members. He joined AIIB in February 2016. As Chief Secretary to the Treasury, he was one of the leaders of the United Kingdom’s coalition government between 2010 and 2015. He holds a BA in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford and is an honorary fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford. He was knighted in 2015. Alexander is a national of the United Kingdom.
  • Konstantin Limitovskiy

    Vice President, Investment Operations (Region 2)

    Limitovskiy is Vice President, Investment Operations (Region 2) where he oversees the entire project cycle for sovereign and nonsovereign investments in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, East Asia, West Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America. Prior to this role, he was Chief Programming Officer and Senior Advisor to the President of AIIB, heading the Client Relations and Programming Office. Konstantin joined AIIB in November 2018 from the Eurasian Development Bank where he was Deputy Chairman leading business activities in infrastructure. Before that, he was responsible for international project finance at the VTB Group in Russia. Over the challenging period of 2009-2010, he was involved in managing the real estate loan portfolio of Sberbank and established the infrastructure finance practice there. Before that, he helped develop and headed leveraged and structured finance operations for Gazprombank and Alfa Bank. Prior to that, he led banking activities in infrastructure finance at the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, an international development bank based in Greece. He is a graduate of the Russian Finance University. He also holds an MA degree in geophysics. Limitovskiy is a national of Russia.
  • Dr. D. J. Pandian

    Vice President, Investment Operations (Region 1)

    Pandian oversees all sovereign and nonsovereign lending in South Asia, the Pacific Islands and South East Asia. He is also responsible for the end-to-end management of AIIB’s project pipeline in these regions, from identification to implementation. From 2016 to 2019, Pandian served as AIIB’s Chief Investment Officer. During this time, he successfully delivered investments in 21 members, amounting to more than USD12 billion, and built a strong foundation for the future growth of AIIB. Before joining AIIB in March 2016, he had an extensive career spanning 30 years with the Indian Administrative Service, holding key positions at the state, national and international levels in the energy, infrastructure and finance sectors. He received his PhD in energy security and MBA from the University of Madras, India. Pandian is a national of India.
  • Dr. Joachim von Amsberg

    Vice President, Policy and Strategy

    Von Amsberg drives AIIB’s strategic direction, including its sectoral and country priorities, investment strategy and programming, economic analysis and research and operating budget. He oversees AIIB’s environmental and social policies, other operational policies and their implementation. Before joining AIIB in April 2015, Von Amsberg previously served in progressively senior roles at the World Bank where he most recently held the position of Vice President, Development Finance responsible for the replenishment and stewardship of the International Development Association and for trust fund and partnership operations. He holds a PhD in economic policy analysis, an MBA from the University of British Columbia and an MSc in industrial engineering from the Technical University of Berlin. Von Amsberg is a national of Germany.
  • Mr. Luky Eko Wuryanto

    Vice President and Chief Administration Officer

    Wuryanto is responsible for overseeing human resources, information technology and facilities and administration services. In this position, Wuryanto is also chair of the Information Technology Committee and the Human Resources Review Committee. Before joining AIIB in April 2016, Wuryanto served in senior positions in the Indonesian government for more than 20 years, most recently as the Deputy Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure Acceleration and Regional Development, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs. He has an undergraduate degree in engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology and a PhD in regional science from Cornell University. Wuryanto is a national of Indonesia.

Mr. Gerard Sanders

General Counsel

Sanders advises the President and governance bodies of AIIB and is responsible for the legal aspects of the Bank's work. Prior to joining AIIB in August 2016, he was General Counsel of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, a specialized agency of the United Nations, working at its headquarters in Rome. Before that, Sanders held various positions at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, most recently as Deputy General Counsel. Earlier in his career, he worked with law firms in Wellington, Washington, D.C., and Amsterdam and in a corporate role in London. Sanders has graduate law degrees from Victoria University of Wellington and Harvard Law School. He is a Chartered Accountant (Australia and New Zealand), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, Senior Fellow of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, and Visiting Professorial Fellow at Queen Mary College, University of London. He is qualified to practice law in New Zealand, the state of Victoria in Australia and England and Wales. Sanders is a national of New Zealand.

Dr. Martin L. Kimmig

Chief Risk Officer

Kimmig heads AIIB’s Risk Management Department. His main responsibilities are to ensure the stability and financial continuity of AIIB. He oversees risk capital allocation and utilization, manages financial and non-financial risks, including reputational consequences, as well as fosters a strong risk culture throughout the Bank. He further oversees the Bank’s compliance and integrity function assuring KYC/AML/Financial Crime and sanction compliance. Before joining AIIB in September 2016, he was with the Rock Creek Group where he served as Managing Director covering emerging market equities. Previously, he spent 24 years at the World Bank, primarily at the International Finance Corporation, where he held leadership positions in both investment operations and risk management. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Freiburg, Germany. Kimmig is a national of Germany.

Andrew Cross

Chief Financial Officer

Cross leads AIIB’s controller and treasury functions, and the development of new financial products and services, among other projects. Cross joined AIIB in May 2019 as the Assistant Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The role supported the CFO in ensuring sustainable financial strength and steady growth in financial resources, as well as safeguarding excellent credit ratings in support of AIIB’s overall mission. He was appointed CFO in January 2020. Prior to joining AIIB, Cross was the Deputy Treasurer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. He supported the IFC Treasurer in providing leadership and oversight for IFC treasury hub operations in London and Singapore. Cross joined IFC in January 2006 as a Principal Financial Officer and was a member of the funding team. He was involved in IFC’s market borrowing operations and emerging market local currency issuance program. Prior to that, Cross was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch International from 1993 to 2006, initially based in London. He worked as a Director in Debt Capital Markets with responsibilities spanning Sovereign, Corporate and Financial Institution Clients in the Europe, Middle East and African regions. From 2000 to 2002, Cross was based in Johannesburg at Merrill Lynch International with responsibilities for Southern Africa Debt Capital markets. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Waikato, New Zealand and an MBA from the University of Cranfield, United Kingdom. Cross is a national of New Zealand.

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