ACEF Speaker

Sumika Nakane

Investment Specialist,
PSOD, Asian Development Bank

Sumika Nakane has been with Infrastructure Finance Division 1, Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD) of ADB since 2016, primarily engaged in nonsovereign finance for infrastructure projects in various sectors in South Asia and Central West Asia. She has processed various clean energy projects, including SAEL Biomass Energy Project in India, a hydropower project in Nepal, a solar power project in Afghanistan, and energy efficiency projects in India and Kazakhstan. Prior to joining ADB, Sumika worked for Mizuho Bank Limited in Japan for nine years, covering project finance for renewable energy, power, and natural resources projects in Southeast Asia, Middle East, and Latin America. She has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD (France) and Bachelor’s degree in French Language and Literature, from the University of Tokyo (Japan).


  • Regional Session: Private Sector with Purpose – Stories of Development Unlocking Asia's Rich Clean Energy Potential