Mr. Groff assumed office in October 2011 and has since been responsible for the full range of ADB’s operations in East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific. His mandate includes establishing strategic and operational priorities in his areas of responsibility, producing investment and technical assistance operations amounting to $4-5 billion annually, managing an existing portfolio of about $23 billion, and leading about 700 staff.
Blogs by this Author
Published on Friday, 31 August 2018
A new solar-powered drinking water technology converts sunshine, air, and rain into safe drinking water.
Published on Thursday, 23 August 2018
New Zealand and ADB are collaborating with Pacific nations to help them achieve their development goals.
Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Australia and ADB share common objectives and interests which provide a basis for strong and lasting collaboration for development, explains Vice-President Stephen Groff.
Published on Thursday, 10 May 2018
The PRC can learn from international examples of metropolitan governance, adapting them to its own urban development requirements.
Published on Tuesday, 20 March 2018
ADB-financed projects are good for American businesses and for developing countries in Asia-Pacific, explains Vice-President Stephen Groff.
Published on Friday, 09 February 2018
Vice-President Stephen Groff gives an update from his visit to the Upper Yangtze River region in the People’s Republic of China.
Published on Monday, 11 December 2017
Vice-President Stephen Groff explains how ADB is helping the People’s Republic of China deliver environmentally sustainable growth and achieve its climate targets.
Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Vice-President Stephen Groff, in Fiji for a COP23 meeting, reveals that ADB will mobilize over $500 million in climate finance for the Pacific until 2021.
Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Vice-President Stephen Groff discusses the role of public-private partnerships, connectivity, and renewable energy in helping PNG meet its development goals.