This sector has both formal and informal CoPs.

The formal CoP, or Energy Committee, provides strategic directions on ADB's energy sector operations and advice on staff competencies, skills mix distribution, innovative initiatives, and good practices.

The informal Energy CoP hosts brown bag seminars and other information exchanges on various energy sector issues.

The CoPs regularly undertakes the following:

  • provide professional peer support
  • conduct special studies
  • disseminate best practices, technical studies, and innovations in the energy sector

The Energy Committee consists of members from the 5 regional departments plus the Private Sector Department; Economics and Research Department; Office of Cofinancing; Budget, Personnel, and Management Systems Department; and Regional and Sustainable Development Department.

Anthony Jude
Senior Advisor and Practice Leader (Energy)
Regional and Sustainable Development Department

Yongping Zhai
Director, Energy Division
Southeast Asia Department

Ashok Bhargava
Director, Energy Division
East Asia Department