Shinichi Nakabayashi

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Director of Administration, Management, and Coordination


Mr. Shinichi Nakabayashi is the Director for Administration, Management, and Coordination at the Asian Development Bank Institute since June 2015.
Before joining ADBI, Mr. Nakabayashi was International Consultant Economist at the IMF – Singapore Regional Training Institute from 2011 to 2015, where he taught macroeconomic policy to government officials in Asia. He was a professor of international finance and public economics at the Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo, from 2008 to 2011. He has considerable experience in the design and implementation of public policy, having worked as a senior official at the Japanese Ministry of Finance (Director of Economic Policy Research Office), the OECD in Paris (First Secretary of Japan’s Permanent Delegation), and the IMF (Advisor, Asia and Pacific Department).
In July 2010, Mr. Nakabayashi coauthored a book on The Analysis of the World Economy from the Perspective of Currencies: Dollar, Euro, RMB, and Yen. He published another book titled The Economics of G20: International Policy Coordination and the Growth Strategy for Japan in January 2012.
Mr. Nakabayashi has a M. Phil. degree in Economics from the University of Oxford and a B.A. from the University of Tokyo.