Stephen P. Groff is Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He is responsible forthe full range of ADB's operations in East Asia, Southeast Asia, and thePacific. His mandate includes establishing strategic and operational prioritiesin his areas of responsibility, producing investment and technical assistanceoperations amounting to approximately $5 billion annually, managing an existingportfolio of about $23 billion, and leading about 650 staff.
Prior to joining ADB, Mr. Groff was Deputy Director for Development Cooperation at theParis-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) wherehe led OECD's work on a wide range of development-related economic andpolitical issues. He also served as OECD's envoy to the G20 Working Group onDevelopment and was a member of the World Economic Forum's Global AgendaCouncil. Prior to this he was the Deputy Vice-President for Operations at theWashington-based Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), where he helped set upthe agency and led MCC programs while advising the CEO on development issues,strategy, and policy. Prior to MCC, Mr. Groff served at the U.S. Agency forInternational Development, U.S. Refugee Program, and was a U.S. Peace CorpsVolunteer.
Mr. Groff holds a Master's degree in Public Administration from Harvard University and a Bachelorof Science degree in Environmental Biology from Yale University.
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