Compliance Review Panel Members
CRP members are appointed by the Board of Directors upon the recommendation of the Board of Compliance Review Committee in consultation with the President.
Dingding Tang, Chair
The Board approved the appointment of Mr. Dingding Tang as full-time member for a 5-year term. His appointment is effective 10 June 2014.
Dingding Tang is a national of the People's Republic of China. He has a Master's degree in Business Economics from University of Asia and the Pacific, and a Bachelor's degree in Water Supply and Sewage Treatment from Harbin Industry University. He started his professional career in public service of the PRC in 1984. During his service, he was assigned to United Nations Environment Program in 1996 and also to ADB as Environment Specialist in the former Environment and Social Development Department and Mekong Region Department in 2000-2003. D. Tang is a seasoned manager, having progressively assumed managerial roles, and most recently being Director General of the Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Environment Protection where he is responsible as a national focal point for developing cooperation programs with International Finance Institutions. He specializes in environmental protection, specifically in implementing environmental safeguards, and conducting assessment and investigation.
Lalanath De Silva, Panel Member
The Board approved the appointment of Mr. Lalanath De Silva as a part-time member for a 5-year term. His appointment is effective 1 October 2012.
Mr. De Silva is a Sri Lankan national who has over 30 years of experience in the fields of environmental, human rights, administrative, constitutional and international law. He was a public interest litigator and advocate for over two decades, co-founding two public interest NGOs in Sri Lanka. He worked as the Legal Consultant to the Ministry of Environment and Forests in Sri Lanka and as a Legal Officer in the Environmental Claims Unit of the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva. Currently, he is the Director of the Access Initiative at the World Resources Institute in Washington DC. He obtained a PhD from the University of Sydney, Law School, in Australia, a Master of Laws Degree from the University of Washington, Law School, Seattle, USA and graduated from the Sri Lanka Law College with honors.
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Arntraud Hartmann, Panel Member
Board approved the appointment of Mrs. Arntraud Hartmann as a part-time member for a 5-year term. Her appointment is effective 12 August 2013.
Mrs. Hartmann is a German national with more than 30 years experience in development cooperation. She worked from 1981 until 2004 at the World Bank, where she held Senior Management Positions, such as Director for South East European Countries and Senior Advisor to the Managing Director. She is Visiting Professor for Development Economics at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany, and Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University, SAIS Europe. She is a Member of the Compliance Review Mechanism of the African Development Bank (2012-2017). Between 2002 and 2006 she was Senior Advisor to the Secretariat of the World Commission on the Social Dimensions of Globalization, and Director of the Economic Policy Forum of InWent, Germany. She conducts research and publishes on aid effectiveness issues. Mrs. Hartmann holds degrees in law, economics and international relations.
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