Vice President for Policy and Strategy, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), China

Speaking Session

Short Biography

Since August 2021, SIR DANNY ALEXANDER drives AIIB’s strategic direction, including its sectoral and country priorities, investment strategy and programming, and operating budget. He oversees AIIB’s environmental and social policies, other operational policies and their implementation. He also leads on developing the Bank’s culture; and on the digital transformation of AIIB.

Previously, Alexander served as AIIB’s Vice President and Corporate Secretary since joining the Bank in February 2016. He was responsible for governance and the Bank’s relations with its shareholders, Board of Governors, and Board of Directors.

Before this, he was Chief Secretary to the Treasury of the United Kingdom and was one of the leaders of UK’s coalition government between 2010 and 2015. He holds a BA in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford and is an honorary fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford.

Sir Danny is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University (School of Public Policy and Management).