Director, Energy Division, Pacific Department,
Asian Development Bank
Dr. Mukhtor Khamudkhanov is a Director of Energy Division of ADB’s Pacific Department and is responsible for coordination of ADB’s energy sector operations in the Pacific developing member countries. Prior to joining the Pacific Department in January 2021, he was a Country Director of ADB’s Nepal Resident Mission where he was involved in policy dialogue, strategic and country operations planning, and worked on significant infrastructure projects. He served as Principal and Senior Energy Specialist in South Asia Energy Division, Senior Planning and Policy Specialist (Strategy and Policy Department), and Portfolio Management Specialist. He is an experienced professional with extensive knowledge in energy policy, power systems, renewable energy, and energy efficiency. Dr. Khamudkhanov has 30 years of professional experience, including 20 years in ADB. He prepared and administered several investment (hydropower, wind and solar; transmission and distribution) and technical assistance projects, and has working experience in ADB, World Bank, UNDP.