ACEF Speaker

Seung Duck Kim

Principal Energy Specialist,

Seungduck Kim currently works on the energy projects in the Central and West Asia Department, ADB. He brings more than 20 years of energy sector experience in a wide range of energy sector operations from renewable energy, conventional generation, hydropower, energy efficiency to power transmission and distribution across Asia and Middle East regions. His recent professional interest of focus is on the sector reforms in the Central Asian countries with a view to attracting private sector investments across the energy value chain. Currently, Seungduck is leading ADB’s energy operations in Pakistan and shifting ADB’s operations to innovative and cutting-edge interventions in project design and financing. Prior to joining ADB, he worked with a power utility in Korea and for independent power projects across the globe. He holds a master’s degree in engineering from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Korea University.


  • Session 1.1: Renewable Energy for Power