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

The Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) convened its inaugural meeting on January 16, 2016, declaring the Bank open for business and electing Mr. Jin Liqun as President for a five-year term.

Mr. Jin served as AIIB’s President-designate from September 1, 2015 until his appointment as President on January 16, 2016. Prior to his selection as President-designate, he served as Secretary-General of the Multilateral Interim Secretariat (MIS), the entity tasked with preparing the legal, policy and administrative frameworks and undertaking other preparatory work required for the establishment of AIIB.

Before assuming the role of Secretary-General of the MIS, Mr. Jin was Chairman of China International Capital Corporation Limited, China’s first joint-venture investment bank. From 2008 to 2013, he served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, China Investment Corporation (CIC). From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Jin served first as Deputy Chairman, and subsequently as Chairman of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF).

From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Jin was Vice President, and then Ranking Vice President, of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in charge of programs for South, Central and West Asia, and private sector operations.

Mr. Jin joined the Ministry of Finance in 1980, where he served as Director General and Assistant Minister, and became Vice Minister in 1998. He was also a Member of the State Monetary Policy Committee. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jin served as Alternate Executive Director for China at the World Bank and at the Global Environment Facility as well as Alternate Governor for China at the ADB.

Mr. Jin holds an MA 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 was one of the founders and leaders of the first UK coalition government since World War II. Sir Danny has over 20 years of professional experience. From 2010-2015 he served as Chief Secretary to the UK Treasury, where he secured more than £100 billion of public expenditure savings. He has played an active role in driving international cooperation on tax, trade and transparency during the UK G8 presidency. A seasoned negotiator and communicator, Sir Danny has engaged with diverse stakeholders and partners on key public policies. He led the work on UK infrastructure policy and delivery, leading to the first National Infrastructure Plan, which is now embedded as an annual process. He helped to establish the Green Investment Bank in the UK and to develop and implement the UK Guarantee Scheme for infrastructure.
  • Mr. Thierry de Longuemar

    Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Thierry de Longuemar previously served as Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), where he was responsible for finance, administration and risk management. Mr. de Longuemar has spent more than three decades working in both the multilateral and private sectors, including as Vice President Finance at the African Development Bank between 2004 and 2010 and as Global Head of Central Banks and Supra-nationals at the investment bank ABN Amro. Mr. de Longuemar received his Master's Degree in Business Administration from the École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) in Paris.
  • Dr. D. J. Pandian

    Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

    Dr. D. J. Pandian has 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, and industry sectors. Dr. Pandian was instrumental in liberalizing the policy regime to attract international investment to crucial infrastructure sectors including power, airlines, ports and telecoms. During his career, he has 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 established the Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute and has served as chairman, director and trustee in a number of state-owned enterprises.
  • Dr. Joachim von Amsberg

    Vice President - Policy and Strategy

    Dr. Joachim von Amsberg previously served as Vice President, Development Finance at the World Bank 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. As Vice President for Operations Policy and Country Services, Dr. von Amsberg oversaw the World Bank’s results agenda with its increased focus on achieving, measuring and communicating operational results and introduced the Program-for-Results lending product. He was responsible for the Bank’s operational risk functions including policies on procurement, financial management, social and environmental safeguards. He also oversaw the Bank’s modernization and reform agenda. During his 25 years at the World Bank he served as Country Director for Indonesia and the Philippines where he spearheaded the preparation of the country strategy partnerships together with the Governments and stakeholders, and managed the World Bank operational portfolios and analytical work programs. Dr. von Amsberg has authored several World Bank research reports and other publications.
  • Dr. Luky Eko Wuryanto

    Vice President and Chief Administration Officer

    Dr. Luky Eko Wuryanto has served in senior positions in the Indonesian government for 20 years, most recently as Deputy Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure Acceleration and Regional Development, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs. Under his leadership, the Committee for Acceleration of Priority Infrastructure Delivery (KKPIP) oversaw and coordinated the implementation of 225 National Strategic Projects totaling over US$100 billion and 22 priority projects totaling US$85 billion. During his career, Dr. Wuryanto has honed his strong organizational, administrative, execution and management expertise working on projects in the ports, roads, transport, energy , electricity, water and sanitation and public housing sectors. He played a key role in reaching consensus on the financing structure of many mega infrastructure projects in Indonesia.

Mr. Gerard Sanders

General Counsel

Mr. Gerard Sanders joined AIIB as General Counsel in August 2016, having been General Counsel at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for the previous two years. Prior to that appointment, over a period of twenty years, he worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), 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. 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.

Mr. Martin Kimmig

Chief Risk Officer

Mr. Martin Kimmig, Director General and Chief Risk Officer, heads AIIB’s Risk Management Department. He joined the AIIB from The Rock Creek Group where he held the position of a Managing Director covering emerging market equities. Prior, he spent a 24-year career at the World Bank Group in particular the International Finance Corporation 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.