TitleCompany:Senior Infrastructure Specialist-ICT, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
Bio:Sibesh Bhattacharya, a Senior Infrastructure Specialist -ICT at Asian Development Bank (ADB), is leading the ICT-driven engagements in the Pacific region. He has processed and implemented a number of large and complex ICT infrastructure project and Technical Assistances in the region. He was instrumental in designing the ADB’s ICT engagement approach in the Pacific and helped the countries to strategize their critical ICT investments. He has successfully brought multiple countries and development partners (the World Bank, the Government of New Zealand, EIB, AFD and other private sector investors) together to design cost effective and sustainable infrastructure financing and management solutions. Sibesh also takes the opportunity to share his knowledge with other sectors and departments and helps other project teams bring appropriate ICT components into the project design. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at regional ICT related seminars and conferences.