Christopher Thieme

Deputy Director General, Private Sector Operations Department, ADB

Christopher Thieme has overseen ADB’s work on private sector infrastructure investments focused on power projects (solar, wind, energy efficiency, waste-to-energy, geo-thermal and conventional energy) as well as other infrastructure (water, airports, ports, internet connectivity, education, and health). Investments cover equity, loans, insurance and technical assistance, with notable innovations in local currency products and project bonds. Prior to joining ADB in 2010, Mr. Thieme was a Managing Director at BNP Paribas in Singapore.

Blogs by this Author

  • A vendor handles cash at a market in Indonesia.

    The future of financial markets – a changing view of Asia

    Published on Monday, 02 May 2016

    Discussions this week in Frankfurt won’t solve the problems of Asia’s financing gaps, but they can go a long way toward making sure that available funds are used more productively, inclusively, and sustainably.