AIIB Governance

Senior Management

Our staff is headed by our President who is elected by AIIB shareholders for a five-year term and eligible for reelection once. He is supported by our Senior Management which includes five Vice Presidents responsible for policy and strategy, investment operations, administration and the corporate secretariat and the General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

More information about our leadership team can be found here.  Our organizational chart can also be viewed here.

Mr. Jin Liqun

AIIB President

Mr. Jin Liqun is the inaugural President and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Before being elected as the Bank’s first president, Mr. Jin served as Secretary-General of the Multilateral Interim Secretariat tasked with establishing the Bank.

Mr. Jin has rich experience across the private and public sectors, as well as with MDBs. He served as Chairman of China International Capital Corporation Limited, China’s first joint-venture investment bank, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of China Investment Corporation, and as Chairman of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds.

Mr. Jin previously served as Vice President, and then Ranking Vice President, of the Asian Development Bank, and as Alternate Executive Director for China at the World Bank and at the Global Environment Facility. He spent nearly two decades at the Chinese Ministry of Finance, reaching the rank of Vice Minister.

Mr. Jin holds an M. A. degree in English Literature from Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages (now Beijing Foreign Studies University). He was also a Hubert Humphrey Fellow in the Economics Graduate Program at Boston University from 1987 to 1988. He is a national of the People’s Republic of China.

AIIB Vice Presidents

  • Sir Danny Alexander

    Vice President and Corporate Secretary

    Sir Danny Alexander is responsible for the Bank’s relations with its members, the Board of Governors, the Board of Directors and other aspects of governance, including the admission of new members.
    As Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Sir Danny was one of the leaders of the UK coalition government between 2010 and 2015. He was knighted in 2015. He holds a BA in philosophy, politics, and economics from the University of Oxford and is an honorary fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford. He is a national of the UK.
  • Konstantin Limitovskiy

    Vice President, Investment Operations (Region 2)

    Mr. Konstantin Limitovskiy is Vice President, Investment Operations where he oversees the entire project cycle for sovereign and nonsovereign investments in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, East Asia, West Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America. Prior to this role he was Chief Programming Officer and Senior Advisor to the President of AIIB and was head of the Client Relations and Programming Office. Konstantin joined AIIB from the Eurasian Development Bank where he was Deputy Chairman leading business activities in infrastructure. Before that he was responsible for international project finance at VTB Group in Russia. Over the challenging period of 2009-2010 he was involved in managing real estate loan portfolio of Sberbank and established the infrastructure finance practice there. Before that, he helped developing and headed leveraged and structured finance operations for Gazprombank and Alfa Bank. Prior to that he led banking activities in infrastructure finance at the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank–international development bank based in Greece. Limitovskiy is a graduate of the Russian Finance University. He also holds an MA degree in geophysics.
  • Dr. D. J. Pandian

    Vice President, Investment Operations (Region 1)

    Dr. D. J. Pandian oversees all sovereign and nonsovereign lending in South Asia and South East Asia. He is also responsible for the end-to-end management of the Bank’s project pipeline in these regions, from identification to implementation. From 2016 to 2019, Dr. 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, 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. Dr. Pandian received his PhD in energy security and MBA from University of Madras, India. He is a national of India.
  • Dr. Joachim von Amsberg

    Vice President - Policy and Strategy

    Dr. Joachim von Amsberg drives the strategic direction for the Bank, including its sectoral and country priorities, its investment strategy and programming, its economic analysis and research, and its operating budget. He oversees the Bank's environmental and social policies, other operational policies, and their implementation. He previously served in a number of progressively senior roles at the World Bank where he most recently held the position of Vice President, Development Finance where he was responsible for the replenishment and stewardship of the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, and for trust fund and partnership operations.
    Dr. von Amsberg holds a Ph.D. in economic policy analysis and an M.B.A. from the University of British Columbia. He also holds a M.Sc. in industrial engineering from the Technical University of Berlin. He is a national of Germany.
  • Mr. Luky Eko Wuryanto

    Vice President and Chief Administration Officer

    Mr. Luky Eko Wuryanto is responsible for overseeing human resources (HR), information technology (IT), as well as facilities and administration services (FAS). In this position, he is also chairman for Information Technology Committee (ITC) and chairman for the Human Resources Review Committee.
    Prior to this role, he served in senior positions in the Indonesian government for more than 20 years, most recently as the Deputy Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure Acceleration and Regional Development, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs.
    He has an undergraduate degree in engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology and a PhD in regional science from Cornell University. He is a national of Indonesia.

Mr. Gerard Sanders

General Counsel

Gerard Sanders advises the President and governance bodies of AIIB and is responsible for the legal aspects of the Bank's work. Prior to joining AIIB in August 2016, he was General Counsel of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, a specialized agency of the United Nations, working at its headquarters in Rome. Before that, Sanders held various positions at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, most recently as Deputy General Counsel. Earlier in his career, he worked with law firms in Wellington, Washington, D.C., and Amsterdam and in a corporate role in London.

Sanders has graduate law degrees from Victoria University of Wellington and Harvard Law School. He is a Chartered Accountant (Australia and New Zealand), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, Senior Fellow of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, and Visiting Professorial Fellow at Queen Mary College, University of London. Sanders is qualified to practice law in New Zealand, the state of Victoria in Australia and England and Wales. He is a national of New Zealand.

Dr. Martin Kimmig

Chief Risk Officer

Dr. Martin Kimmig heads AIIB’s risk management. His main responsibilities are to ensure the stability and financial continuity of the Bank. He oversees risk capital allocation and utilization, manages financial and non-financial risks, including reputational consequences, as well as fosters a strong risk culture throughout the Bank. He further oversees the Bank’s compliance and integrity function assuring KYC/AML/Financial Crime and sanction compliance. He joined AIIB from The Rock Creek Group where he served as Managing Director covering emerging market equities. Previously, he spent 24 years at the World Bank, primarily at IFC, where he held leadership positions in both investment operations and risk management. Dr. Kimmig is a national of Germany.

Andrew Cross

Chief Financial Officer

Cross leads AIIB’s controller and treasury functions, and the development of new financial products and services, among other projects.

Cross joined AIIB in May 2019 as the Assistant CFO. The role supported the CFO in ensuring sustainable financial strength and steady growth in financial resources, as well as to safeguard excellent credit ratings in support of AIIB’s overall mission.

Prior to joining AIIB, Cross was the Deputy Treasurer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. He supported the IFC Treasurer in providing leadership and oversight for IFC treasury hub operations in London and Singapore.

Cross joined IFC in January 2006 as a Principal Financial Officer and was a member of the funding team. He was involved in the Corporation's market borrowing operations and IFC program of emerging market local currency issuance.

Prior to that, Cross was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch International from 1993 onwards, initially based in London. He worked as a Director in Debt Capital Markets with responsibilities spanning Sovereign, Corporate and Financial Institution Clients in the Europe, Middle East and African regions. From 2000 to 2002, Cross was based in Johannesburg at Merrill Lynch International with responsibilities for Southern Africa Debt Capital markets.

Andrew has an undergraduate degree from the University of Waikato, New Zealand and an MBA from the University of Cranfield, United Kingdom.

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