Ludger Schuknecht is vice-president and corporate secretary at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He is responsible for AIIB’s relations with its members, the board of governors, board of directors, and other aspects of governance including the admission of new members and the integrity of the nank’s governance. Before joining AIIB in August 2021, he has held important leadership posts at the national and international levels. Most recently, he was a visiting professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore. Prior to this, he was deputy secretary-general at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and was previously chief economist and director general of Germany’s Federal Finance Ministry.