Bruno Carrasco is Director General concurrently Chief Compliance Officer, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department of Asian Development Bank.
Mr. Carrasco leads ADB-wide knowledge, innovation, policies and strategies in all thematic and sector operation areas and ensures compliance with environment and social safeguards policies. He oversees the administration of trust funds and global funding initiatives and provides advice to Management on strategic and policy matters, work plans, and major operational matters.
Mr. Carrasco has worked at ADB for more than 23 years and has served in countries across all of its regional departments. An expert in governance, public sector management, and economics, he was most recently Chief of ADB’s Governance Thematic Group, where he defined and sharpened ADB’s work on domestic resource mobilization, infrastructure governance, state-owned enterprise reforms, and fiscal decentralization. Mr. Carrasco has also worked at the United Nations Office for Project Services, the United Nations Development Program, and the European Central Bank.
Mr. Carrasco, a national of Spain, holds a doctorate degree in economics from the University of Essex, a master’s degree in economics from the University of British Columbia, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Montreal.