ADB at 50: Nakao on reform, re-election and revitalizing Asia-Pacific

As the 49th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank kicks off in Frankfurt today, Devex caught up with bank president Takehiko Nakao in an exclusive interview to discuss his plans for the future of the Manila-based institution, his re-election bid, and ongoing reforms at the institution.

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  • Lean Alfred Santos

    Lean Alfred Santos is a former Devex development reporter focusing on the development community in Asia-Pacific, including major players such as the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He previously covered Philippine and international business and economic news, sports and politics.