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Lotte Schou Zibell

Lotte Schou Zibell

Chief of Finance Sector Group Asian Development Bank


Lotte Schou Zibell provides technical leadership on inclusive finance, finance sector development and infrastructure finance, and in developing sector policies, strategies, operational plans, and directional papers. She expands access to finance, spearheading innovative projects using digital financial technology.

Lotte led finance sector projects in Central and West Asia that have been recognized for innovation, process, and impact. He projects include credit lines to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, and digital financial solutions to expand financial inclusion. She also led policy dialogue and managed the APEC Finance Ministers Process, the APEC Financial Regulators Training Initiative and the publication Asia Bond Monitor.

She worked as Director for International Economic Policy at the Swedish Ministry of Finance, financial supervision and regulation expert at the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and the Swedish Central Bank, and consultant to the International Monetary Fund on banking supervision and regulation.

Lotte lead multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, provide coaching and mentoring. She has extensive experience presenting in global and regional meetings, conferences and workshops; policy dialogue and negotiations with governments and other stakeholders in relation to project processing; and policy dialogue and knowledge sharing.

Lotte is a Member of the Advisory Board of Sustainable Infrastructure Foundation and Women’s World Banking’s South East Asia.

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