We need to deep clean the oceans. Here's how to pay for it
The world’s oceans are running out of breath. In the past 50 years, we have lost nearly half our coral reefs and mangrove forests and the size of marine populations has halved. A third of...
Ms. Ingrid van Wees is the Vice-President for Finance and Risk Management of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). She assumed the position in December 2016.
Ms. van Wees is responsible for the overall management of the operations of the Office of Risk Management, the Controller's Department, and the Treasury Department.
Before ADB, Ms. van Wees was a senior official at the German Investment and Development Corporation (DEG). Her responsibilities included origination and portfolio management of debt and equity investments in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia and treasury. Prior to DEG, Ms. van Wees held management positions in corporate finance and business development at international corporations.
She holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands and a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD.