D. J. Pandian

Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

Dr. D. J. Pandian leads the investment portfolio for the Bank, having oversight for all sovereign and non-sovereign lending. In this role, he and his team of specialists are responsible for the end-to-end management of the Bank’s project pipeline from identification to implementation. Before joining AIIB, he had an extensive career spanning 30 years with the Indian Administrative Services, holding key positions at the state, national, and international levels in the energy (oil and gas, power, renewable), infrastructure, finance sectors. During his career, he served in the Government of Gujarat in various capacities including: Chief Secretary; Additional Chief Secretary, Industries and Mines; and Principle Secretary, Energy and Petrochemicals Department. Dr. Pandian received his PhD in energy security and MBA from University of Madras, India. He is a national of India.