Xianbin Yao

Xianbin Yao is currently a Visiting Professor at Shanghai National Accounting College. Prior to this he was Special Senior Advisor to the President and Director General of the Pacific Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

He joined ADB in 1991 as a Young Professional and worked in different functional areas in ADB, including country operations, education and agriculture sector operations, and economic research.

Mr. Yao, a national of the People’s Republic of China, holds a doctoral degree in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University.