Brajesh Panth
Former Chief of Education Sector Group, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank

Brajesh Panth provided technical leadership to the education sector group, led the preparation of the group’s work plan, mentored project teams, and facilitated collaboration across sector and technical groups in ADB and with external partners, particularly for innovative projects. He has over 25 years of experience in education, including sector assessment, project processing, implementation, evaluation, and policy dialogue, covering primary, secondary, TVET, and higher education. He holds master’s and doctorate degrees in Education Administration, Planning, and Social Policy from Harvard University.

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