AIIB Governance

Senior Management

The Bank is headed by a President, elected by its shareholders, who is supported by a senior management team which includes: The General Counsel and five Vice Presidents responsible for Policy and Strategy, Investments, Finance, Administration and the Corporate Secretariat. An International Advisory Panel (IAP) comprised of global experts provides management with impartial advice and perspectives. Our management team is comprised of individuals from a diverse group of Bank member countries, contributing years of experience and a wide range of professional expertise in both the international and private sectors.

Mr. Jin Liqun

AIIB President

Mr. Jin Liqun is the chief of staff and has accountability for all of the Bank’s operations. He ensures the mission of the Bank is carried out under the direction of the Board of Directors. Before being elected as the Bank’s first president, Mr. Jin served as Secretary-General of the Multilateral Interim Secretariat tasked with establishing the Bank.

Mr. Jin has rich experience across the private and public sectors, as well as with MDBs. He served as Chairman of China International Capital Corporation Limited, China’s first joint-venture investment bank, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of China Investment Corporation, and as Chairman of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds.

Mr. Jin 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. He spent nearly two decades at the Chinese Ministry of Finance, reaching the rank of Vice Minister.

Mr. Jin holds an M. A. degree in English Literature from Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages (now Beijing Foreign Studies University). He was also a Hubert Humphrey Fellow in the Economics Graduate Program at Boston University from 1987 to 1988. He is a national of the People’s Republic of China.

AIIB Vice Presidents

  • Sir Danny Alexander

    Vice President and Corporate Secretary

    Sir Danny Alexander is responsible for the Bank’s relations with its members, the Board of Governors, the Board of Directors and other aspects of governance, including the admission of new members.
    As Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Sir Danny was one of the leaders of the UK coalition government between 2010 and 2015. He was knighted in 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 is a national of the UK.
  • Mr. Thierry de Longuemar

    Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Thierry de Longuemar is responsible for the design and implementation of AIIB’s financial strategies and policies, including oversight of the Controller and Treasury departments. He previously served as both the Treasurer and Vice President of Finance at the Asian Development Bank and the African Development Bank. His career extends to the private sector where he worked in progressively senior roles in banking and energy, including postings at ABN AMRO, Credit Agricole, Compagnie Bancaire and TOTAL. Mr. de Longuemar graduated from l’Ecole des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) in 1978. He is a national of France.
  • Dr. D. J. Pandian

    Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

    Dr. D. J. Pandian leads the investment portfolio for the Bank, having oversight for all sovereign and non-sovereign lending. In this role, he and his team of specialists are responsible for the end-to-end management of the Bank’s project pipeline from identification to implementation. Before joining AIIB, he had an extensive career spanning 30 years with the Indian Administrative Services, holding key positions at the state, national, and international levels in the energy (oil and gas, power, renewable), infrastructure, finance sectors. During his career, he served in the Government of Gujarat in various capacities including: Chief Secretary; Additional Chief Secretary, Industries and Mines; and Principle Secretary, Energy and Petrochemicals Department. Dr. Pandian received his PhD in energy security and MBA from University of Madras, India. He is a national of India.
  • Dr. Joachim von Amsberg

    Vice President - Policy and Strategy

    Dr. Joachim von Amsberg drives the strategic direction for the Bank, including its sectoral and country priorities, its investment strategy and programming, its economic analysis and research, and its operating budget. He oversees the Bank's environmental and social policies, other operational policies, and their implementation. He previously served in a number of progressively senior roles at the World Bank where he most recently held the position of Vice President, Development Finance where he was responsible for the replenishment and stewardship of the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, and for trust fund and partnership operations.
    Dr. von Amsberg holds a Ph.D. in economic policy analysis and an M.B.A. from the University of British Columbia. He also holds a M.Sc. in industrial engineering from the Technical University of Berlin. He is a national of Germany.
  • Mr. Luky Eko Wuryanto

    Vice President and Chief Administration Officer

    Mr. Luky Eko Wuryanto is responsible for overseeing human resources (HR), information technology (IT), as well as facilities and administration services (FAS). In this position, he is also chairman for Information Technology Committee (ITC) and chairman for the Human Resources Review Committee.
    Prior to this role, he 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. He is a national of Indonesia.

Mr. Gerard Sanders

General Counsel

Mr. Gerard 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, he was General Counsel of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, previously having worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, most recently as Deputy General Counsel. Beforehand, he worked with law firms in Wellington, Washington, D.C., and Amsterdam and in a corporate role in London. Mr. Sanders has graduate law degrees from Victoria University of Wellington and Harvard Law School. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Visiting Professorial Fellow at Queen Mary College, University of London. Mr. Sanders is qualified to practice law in New Zealand, the state of Victoria in Australia and England and Wales. He is a national of New Zealand.

Mr. Martin Kimmig

Chief Risk Officer

Dr. Martin Kimmig heads AIIB’s risk management. His main responsibilities are to ensure the stability and financial continuity of the Bank. He oversees 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 joined the AIIB from The Rock Creek Group where he held the position of a Managing Director covering emerging market equities. Previously, he spent a 24-year career at the World Bank Group, primarily in the International Finance Corporation (IFC) where he held leadership positions in both investment operations and risk management. Martin Kimmig holds a PhD in economics from the University of Freiburg and a CFA designation. He is a national of Germany.