D. Jagatheesa Pandian

Pandian oversees all sovereign and nonsovereign lending in South Asia, the Pacific Islands and South East Asia. He is also responsible for the end-to-end management of AIIB’s project pipeline in these regions, from identification to implementation. From 2016 to 2019, Pandian served as AIIB’s Chief Investment Officer. During this time, he successfully delivered investments in 21 members, amounting to more than USD12 billion, and built a strong foundation for the future growth of AIIB. Before joining AIIB in March 2016, he had an extensive career spanning 30 years with the Indian Administrative Service, holding key positions at the state, national and international levels in the energy, infrastructure and finance sectors.