Deputy Director-General
Robert Dawson is GGGI’s Deputy Director-General and Head of its Management & Governance Division. Mr. Dawson joined GGGI only six months after it was established, in 2013. Since then, he has been an integral part of its management team, leading the organization’s efforts to maximize cost efficiencies through refining its management structure and implementing operational systems and processes that deliver ‘value for money’. In addition to being Deputy Director- General, he provides oversight and direction of the Finance, Corporate Services, HR, Facilities, Legal, Governance and IT functions of GGGI. He was also one of the key contributors to drafting of GGGI’s Strategic Plan 2015-2020 and continues to drive its successful implementation. Prior to joining GGGI, Mr. Dawson was the Secretary of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), where he led and directed the Office of the Secretary which is responsible for formal shareholder matters and communications, meetings and actives of the ADB Board of Governors and the Board of Directors; and for effective liaison between them and the ADB Management and Staff.