Sabine Spohn
Principal Investment Specialist, Private Sector Operations Department, Asian Development Bank

Sabine Spohn is responsible for managing the Women’s Finance Exchange of ADB’s Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD). She also remains active in the implementation of PSOD’s Microfinance Program, expanding it in the Caucasus and Central West Asia region. Prior to ADB, she worked as Deputy Head in Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and was responsible for its Asian project portfolio. She has a commercial banking background and holds a PhD in Development Studies from the University of Melbourne.


Embracing technology for financial service delivery benefits both women-led enterprises and financial institutions.

Case Study

Here’s how using credit enhancements and working with commercial banks can increase access to finance for micro and small businesses.


Digital technology is a game changer in reducing remittance costs between overseas workers and developing countries in Asia.