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The Office of Executive Director for the South East Asia (SEA) Group office oversees a large swath of the Asia Pacific region stretching from Nepal in the west to Tonga in the east. The office has unique insights and perspectives on development challenges of the group. These call for leveraging the full strength and knowledge in the World Bank Group to serve the constituency effectively

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Office of Executive Director for the South East Asia (SEA) Group - EDS16
1818 H Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20433 USA
Tel : +1 202-458-1196
Fax: +1 202-477-4116

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It is our mission to serve our dual role:

  • providing oversight and discharge the fiduciary responsibility to the World Bank Group (WBG) and 
  • efficiently and effectively serving the interests of the countries we represent an efficient and effective manner

We are committed to support the WBG Mission in reducing poverty consistent with the twin goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting prosperity.

The Executive Director is nominated by members of the South East Asia (SEA) Group constituency and elected by the Board of Governors every two years.  The Executive Director is supported by a team of three Senior Advisors and five Advisors from the constituency countries as well as three administrative assistants. 

The Executive Directors exercise the power delegated by the Board of Governors.  See World Bank Group organization charts.

Executive Director Andin Hadiyanto serves on the Budget Committee (BC) and Human Resources Committee (HRC).  


Last Updated: Apr 19, 2017

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    Pan Ananapibut

    Senior Advisor to Executive Director
    Nationality: Thailand. He began his appointment on November 1, 2018. Prior to this posting, he served as the Director of Revenue Tax Policy Division of Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance, overseeing Thailand’s government revenue and getting involved in formulating sound tax policies. Furthermore, he was in charge of poverty alleviation scheme, e.g. low-income earner registration and welfare card. He previously was a staff attached to Minister of Finance and Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives. He holds a PhD in Economics from Sydney University, Australia; Master of Finance from Mahidol University, Thailand, Master of Economics from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; Bachelor of Law from Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand; BA in Economics from Thammasat University, Thailand.
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    Rui Lin Ong

    Senior Advisor to Executive Director
    Nationality: Singapore. She began her appointment on July 1, 2019. Prior to this posting, she was part of the International Finance Division in the Monetary Authority of Singapore supporting Singapore’s engagements at multilateral platforms and international financial institutions, including the G20, International Monetary Fund, and multilateral development banks. She previously worked in various capacities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including as First Secretary (Political) at the Singapore Embassy in Phnom Penh. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Warwick, and a Masters in East Asian Studies from Stanford University.
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    Kilisitina Tiane Tuaimeiapi

    Senior Advisor to Executive Director
    Nationality: Tonga
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    Faisal Bin Abdul Ghani

    Advisor to Executive Director
    Nationality: Malaysia. Appointed on July 1st, 2019. Prior to his appointment at the World Bank, Faisal bin Abdul Ghani served as the Section Head for the Energy, Utilities and Technology Section within the Government Investment Companies Division, Ministry of Finance (MOF); a post he had held since February 2018. Faisal held various positions throughout his career with Ministry of Finance, Malaysia focusing in the areas of governance of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), privatization, investment and trade negotiation involving State Owned Enterprises. He was among the key members responsible for negotiating obligations on Competition Policy and SOEs in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement or Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership. Beyond his day to day responsibilities in the Ministry of Finance, Faisal also serves as a member of the Executive Committee and Directors for some of the State-Owned Enterprises. He holds a Master’s in Public Administration from University of Alabama, United States of America, Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from University Tenaga Nasional and Diploma in Public Administration, from National Institute of Public Administration, Malaysia.
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    Hang Thuy Dao

    Advisor to Executive Director
    Nationality: Vietnam. Prior to her appointment on July 8, 2018, Hang was Deputy Director General of International Cooperation Department, State Bank of Vietnam, dealing the issues of International financial institutions, such as International Bank for Economic Cooperation (IBEC) and International Investment Bank (IIB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and served as Alternate Director from June 2017 to June 2018. She also involved in negotiations in banking sector as a member of Vietnam’s governmental negotiation teams for WTO accession, Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP/CPTPP), ASEAN – partners FTAs, and in process of the establishment of the AIIB as an Alternate Negotiator. She got Master of Public Policy, University of Hitotsubashi, Tokyo, Japan and B.A., Economics, Foreign Trade University, Hanoi, Vietnam.
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    Hj Abdul Momin Md Khairel Azmin

    Advisor to Executive Director
    Nationality: Brunei. He began his appointment on November 12, 2018. Prior to this posting, he served as the Finance Officer of the Budget Division at the Ministry of Finance and Economy Brunei, assisting management in preparing working papers for Budget Ceiling recommendations and Annual Budget Allocation of the Government of Brunei; as well as supporting management in ensuring firm control over total Government expenditure so that it is in line with Government policies and strategic planning. He was also a working group member of the Government of Brunei’s Public Finance Management (PFM) Reform initiative which were tasked to carry out activities and recommendations of improved policies and procedures as set out in the Government of Brunei’s PFM Action. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Management from Birkbeck, University of London.
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    Pankaj Pratap Singh

    Advisor to Executive Director
    Nationality: Fiji
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    Harriet Sela Tu'iono

    Senior Executive Assistant
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    Alisa Lertvalaikul

    Program Assistant
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    Roobini Givananadam

    Program Assistant

The office of the Executive Director for EDS16 represents a group of countries when considering and deciding on IBRD loan and guarantee proposals and IDA credit, grant and guarantee proposals made by the President. It also decides on policies that guide the Bank's general operations, and is responsible for presenting to the Board of Governors at the Spring and Annual Meetings, an audit of accounts, an administrative budget, and an annual report on the Bank's operations and policies as well as other matters.

Some of the government institutions and counterparts in the constituency countries represented by EDS16 are:

Allocation of Votes by Organization

Member countries are allocated votes at the time of membership and subsequently for additional subscriptions to capital.  Votes are allocated differently in each organization.

IBRD: Each member receives votes consisting of share votes (one vote for each share of the Bank's capital stock held by the member) plus basic votes (calculated so that the sum of all basic votes is equal to 5.55 percent of the sum of basic votes and share votes for all members).

IFC: Each member receives votes consisting of share votes (one vote for each share of IFC's capital stock held by the member) plus basic votes (calculated so that the sum of all basic votes is equal to 5.55 percent of the sum of basic votes and share votes for all members).

IDA: Each member receives the votes it is allocated under IDA replenishments according to the rules established in each IDA replenishment resolution. Votes consist of subscription votes and membership votes.

MIGA: Each member receives votes consisting of share votes (one vote for each share of MIGA's capital stock held by the member) plus parity votes, calculated so that the aggregate number of votes of category 1 and category 2 members is the same. Members choose which category they want to join at the time of membership. Category 1 members were originally defined as developed countries and category 2 members as developing countries.

Voting Status by Executive Director:


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Use Mapping for Results tool to visualize the locations of World Bank-financed projects of the EDS16 constituency countries.