Christine Engstrom

Director for Private Sector Financial Institutions, Private Sector Operations Department, ADB

Christine Engstrom is responsible for managing a team that provides funding to banking and non-banking institutions throughout ADB’s developing member countries in Asia and the Pacific, as well as trade and supply chain financing. She also supports private sector financial development, with a focus on inclusive finance. Prior to joining ADB, Ms. Engstrom worked at Fannie Mae in Washington, D.C. as a senior manager in the capital markets group. She has also held various positions at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the International Finance Corporation, supporting private sector investment in Asia, Turkey, and Eastern Europe.

Blogs by this Author

  • Convenience store owner in Nepal.

    MSMEs in the driver’s seat for sustainable development

    Published on Sunday, 01 May 2016

    It’s not just about businesses directly involved in sustainability, but how existing MSMEs can adapt their businesses to support sustainable solutions in Asia.

  • Access to microfinance helped this bakery thrive in Uzbekistan.

    The bottom line and the bottom of the pyramid

    Published on Sunday, 01 May 2016

    With over 2 billion consumers spread across developing Asia, the opportunities are limitless for financial institutions to develop innovative solutions that can serve this underserved market.