Associate Vice-President, Corporate Services Department
Guoqi Wu is Associate Vice-President, Corporate Services Department, at IFAD. He is responsible for providing IFAD with the human resources, administrative services, safety and security and information technology resources required to allow IFAD to deliver its mandate.
Wu has over 20 years’ experience working with international financial institutions to promote global development cooperation. He previously held the position of Alternate Director of China at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank, actively engaging on general and sector strategies, operational policies, business plans and budget, investment projects, as well as on membership expansion and partnership agreements. He also served as Alternate Executive Director of China at the Asian Development Bank. Prior to that, he worked for the Chinese Ministry of Finance in different positions, including Chief of the G20/BRICS Division responsible for macroeconomic policy coordination under the respective Finance Ministers' Meeting mechanisms.
Wu holds a PhD in Economics from the Research Institute for Fiscal Science, Ministry of Finance, China; and a Master of Science in Development Finance from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.