Dr. Warren Evans has 45 years of sustainable development and climate change experience from multilateral development banks, private organizations, and other international organizations.  

From 1988 to 2003, Warren undertook progressing roles from Environmental Specialist to Director of the Environmental and Social Safeguards Division at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) based in Manila, Philippines. From 2003 to 2013, he worked at World Bank, based in Washington DC, as Environment Director and Senior Advisor for Sustainable Development. During this period, he led the establishment of the Climate Investment Funds and supported the Senior Management on a range of issues such as climate change, biodiversity conservation, and institutional operations. Dr. Evans returned to ADB as Special Project Facilitator in September 2017. In September 2021, Warren was appointed Climate Envoy, Office of the President where he supports the development of ADB’s climate strategy and represents ADB internationally on climate change.