The Global Borrowers & Bond Investors Forum

Pierre Van Peteghem


Asian Development Bank

Pierre Van Peteghem is the treasurer of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He took over the position in February 2015. As the treasurer, Mr Van Peteghem is responsible for ensuring that ADB maintains the financial capability to respond to the needs of its developing member countries. He is in charge of planning and managing ADB's financial resources and conducting financial transactions arising from loan operations. He oversees the funding, investments, financial policy and planning, treasury client solutions, and treasury services divisions of ADB. Mr Van Peteghem has over 20 years of treasury-related and investment banking experience with close to 10 years at the African Development Bank (AfDB) where he last served as treasurer. He was also AfDB’s chairman of the credit risk committee and a senior member of the Bank’s operational crisis committee that is responsible for the mitigation of AfDB’s major exposures to operational risks. Before joining AfDB, Mr. Van Peteghem was the treasurer of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank where aside from managing treasury operations, he was also in charge of the asset liability management function of the Bank. He also served the same function at the Council of Europe Development Bank from 1995 until 2000.  A Belgian national, Mr Van Peteghem holds a doctorate degree in economics and master’s degree in management from North Carolina State University; and master’s degrees in business administration and mechanical engineering from Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.

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Tue 21 - Wed 22 Jun 2016

The Hilton Park Lane, London