The FINANCIAL — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Ingrid van Wees as Vice-President for Finance and Risk Management.
Ms. van Wees will be responsible for the overall management of the operations of the Office of Risk Management, the Controller’s Department, and the Treasury Department. She succeeds Thierry de Longuemar, according to ADB.
Ms. van Wees is a senior official in the German Investment and Development Corporation (DEG) where her current portfolio covers debt, equity, and fund investments in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. She also has treasury experience in developmental investment banking. Before she moved to DEG in 2004, Ms. van Wees held management positions in corporate finance and business development with private corporations.
She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD and a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands.