Better coordination and accountability are helping to improve road and water systems in Armenia.
Yesim Elhan-Kayalar has over 25 years of work experience in development agencies, private sector, and academia in 27 countries. She has worked at regional, national and local levels to create long-term development solutions in energy, public management, transport, and water sectors. Prior to her current post as the ADB Country Director in Georgia, Elhan-Kayalar led ADB’s public management and governance portfolio in 10 central and west Asia countries. Elhan-Kayalar was the Program Team Leader for Armenia Infrastructure Sustainability Support Program. The innovative program model has since been replicated in other sectors and countries.