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Charlotte Justine Diokno-Sicat

Executive Director, Board of Directors
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Charlotte Justine Diokno-Sicat

Dr. Justine Diokno-Sicat is a member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank representing the Philippines, Kazakhstan, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Pakistan and Timor-Leste. In her capacity as Executive Director she is the Vice Chair of the Development Effectiveness Committee.    

Before joining ADB, she was a Research Fellow at the Philippine government policy think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies. She has a Ph.D. in Business Administration, Ph.D. in Economics candidacy, an M.S. Management and M.A. and B.S. Economics all from the University of the Philippines. Her academic and professional experience has focused on public sector economics and political economy. 

As a former professor at UP Diliman, she taught courses on public sector and development economics and fiscal and monetary policy. She is also an international consultant in areas of public expenditures and financial management at national and local government levels. 

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