Sean has had a 30-year career in international development with the Asian Development Bank with a primary focus on infrastructure. He was director general of one of the bank’s largest regional departments covering 10 countries in central and west Asia and sectors including transport, energy, urban services, irrigation, social services, and finance. He held other senior management positions in ADB’s strategy and policy department and portfolio, procurement and financial management department and spent many years as a practitioner, as infrastructure director, and as an infrastructure economist leading project processing teams including work in the Pacific.
Roger Guinery has 40 years’ experience in infrastructure planning, finance and implementation and public administration accumulated during his career as an international development consultant and senior civil servant. Recent experience includes multi-sector infrastructure planning and directing a water and sanitation programme in Timor-Leste, advising Kenya’s Prime Minister on infrastructure, and establishing strategic power projects in Nepal. His interest in the Pacific island countries was kindled when he implemented the RAMSI-Solomon Islands Infrastructure Programme.
Lorena is a senior infrastructure specialist with extensive experience developing infrastructure investment strategies and plans across economic and social sectors, in close collaboration with the Ministries of Finance and Infrastructure and with strong focus in development partner financing coordination and government institutional building. Lorena has demonstrated success in growing programs through institutional cooperation and bringing people together to create innovation and sustainability across sectors.
Jane has over 20 years’ research and practical experience in project management in areas such as sustainable transport solution to climate change, transport policy and planning and climate financing and renewable energy. As a practitioner, Jane has also held structural and transport engineering positions designing and supervising construction work. As an international consultant she has extensive experience working with various donors and government throughout Asia and Africa and the Pacific in the area of sustainable transport, climate financing and renewable energy.
Caroline has over 25 years experience in international development cooperation, aid management and development effectivenes. As a development practioner, Caroline held advisory positions with the Pacific Community (SPC) developing country programmes for SPC and its Pacific member countries. Prior to joining SPC, Caroline’s experience included public sector management and advising Tonga’s Finance Minister on the implementation of the public sector reform programme. She was also the Government of Tonga’s Director of Planning responsible for aid coordination and national development planning.
Nina Divina Mines
Nina has more than 30 years’ experience in development consultancy in the areas of project management, administration and finance in the infrastructure, health, agriculture and forestry, business/private sector development, and finance and economics sectors. The PRIF regional TA is Nina’s second and fourth regional assignment with the Asian Development Bank and has given her the opportunity to work in Kiribati, Tonga and Vanuatu.