ACEF Speaker

Lei Zhang

Head of Project Administration,
Asian Development Bank

Mr. Lei Zhang has 26 years of professional experience in development and administration of infrastructure projects, particularly in the energy sector. He joined ADB as energy specialist in 2010. He has worked for around 5 years each in South Asia Energy Division and Central and West Asia Energy Division including over 3 years outpost at ADB’s Pakistan Resident Mission. In April 2020, he joined East Asia Sustainable Infrastructure Division as Unit Head of Project Administration. From 30 June 2023, under the new operating model, he joined the energy sector office as Unit Head of Project Administration on portfolio management of energy projects financed by ADB. Prior to joining ADB, he worked in a Chinese state-owned enterprise specializing in investment, engineering, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance in power sector.


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