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Advisor and Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Private Sector Operations Department, Asian Development Bank
Steven Beck led the Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program to exponential growth and launched initiatives to make trade green, resilient, transparent, and socially responsible. He serves on the Advisory Council of the International Financial Reporting Standards/International Sustainability Standards Board, Governing Board of the Digital Standards Initiative, and the World Trade Organization Working Group for Trade Finance. He holds an M.A. from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, USA and a B.A. from Queen’s University, Canada.
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