24 - 27 March 2013 Viaduct Events Centre Auckland NZ


Stephen P Groff

Vice President, ADB

Asian Development Bank

Stephen P. Groff assumed office as Vice-President of the ADB in October 2011. He is responsible for the full range of ADB’s operations in East Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific. Additionally, Mr Groff supports ADB’s President in managing ADB’s overall operations and relationships with its 67 member country shareholders, other multilateral financial institutions, and key government, private sector and civil society partners.

Prior to joining the ADB, Mr Groff was Deputy Director for Development Cooperation at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECED) based in Paris, where he led OECD’s work on a wide range of economic and political issues. Prior to these roles he was Deputy Vice-President for Operations at the Washingtonbased Millennium Challenge Corporation and Deputy Director and chief economist for a large US Agency that encouraged private sector development in the Philippines.

He was also a Program Director for the US Refugee Program and a US Peace Corps Volunteer.