Beijing, June 15, 2023

Public Statement

Today, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB or the Bank) Board of Directors (Board) discussed with Management the resignation of Bob Pickard, former Head of Communications, and the allegations he has levelled against the Bank.

It was agreed that an ad-hoc group of the Board of Directors, consisting of Directors and chaired by the Dean of the Board, would be established. An internal management review of this matter, led by AIIB’s General Counsel, will be undertaken and reported to the group.

The review will be conducted in line with the Bank’s governance frameworks and policies, including the Code of Conduct for Bank Personnel, the Staff Regulations, the Policy on Public Information and the Policy on Personal Data Privacy.




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