ACEF Keynote Speaker

Lotte Schou-Zibell

Chief of Finance Sector Group, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department,
Asian Development Bank

Lotte provides technical leadership on inclusive finance, finance sector development and infrastructure finance; and in developing sector policies, strategies, operational plans and directional papers. She is leading innovative pilot projects using digital financial technologies. She is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Sustainable Infrastructure Foundation and also a member of the Women’s World Banking’s South East Asia Advisory Council.

Lotte previously worked as Director for International Economic Policy at the Swedish Ministry of Finance, financial supervision and regulation expert at the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and the Swedish Central Bank, and as a consultant to the International Monetary Fund.

Lotte holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Lund University, Sweden. She also spent a year as a research student in economics at the London School of Economics, London, UK.


  • Plenary: Financing Paris-Aligned Pathways to the Energy Future