Winfried F. Wicklein

Deputy Director General for South-East Asia - Asian Development Bank

As Deputy Director General, Mr. Wicklein supports the planning and delivery of Asian Development Bank’s goals, strategies and work plan in Southeast Asia. This involves ADB’s relationships and public sector work (including technical assistance, knowledge products, and grant and loan projects) in ASEAN. It also includes ADB’s support for all sub-regional cooperation initiatives in the region. With ADB for over 20 years, Mr. Wicklein has wide-ranging experience in the areas of infrastructure finance, private sector development, and country strategy and program coordination across Asia and the Pacific. Prior assignments included country director to Indonesia and Myanmar, as well as country postings in Australia, the Philippines and Thailand. Prior to joining ADB, Mr. Wicklein worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers advising on corporate mergers and acquisitions and, prior to that, for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization focusing on investment promotion and technology transfer.