Eugene Zhukov

Director General, ADB Central and West Asia Department

Mr. Zhukov is a national of Kazakhstan. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Claremont Graduate School, United States and a university diploma with distinction in Political Economy from Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan. He has more than 29 years of professional work experience, including more than 28 years in ADB. He joined ADB in 1995 as a Young Professional. He progressed into increasing levels of responsibility across several departments and held senior level positions in the Pacific Department (PARD), the Department of Budget, People, and Management Systems (BPMSD), the Strategy, Policy and Partnerships Department (SPD) and the Office of the Secretary (OSEC). In PARD, he was appointed as the Regional Director in Sydney, Australia. In BPMSD, he led preparation of 4 ADB budgets, implementation of Enhanced Separation Program, and finalization of 2017 pension reform. As The Secretary, he ensured that OSEC delivered a very high standard of support to Management, Board and the rest of ADB amidst a challenging agenda. He led successful conduct of ADB’s first Annual Meeting in a Pacific developing member country (DMC) in 2019 – Fiji, and ADB’s first virtual Annual Meeting in 2020. He was appointed as Director General of Central and West Asia Regional Department effective January 2021. He is responsible for ADB operations in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

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