Christina Pak

Senior Counsel
Asian Development Bank, Philippines

Christina Pak is a Senior Counsel of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) specializing in international finance and has been working on multi-sector projects across the Southeast and East Asia regions and currently serves as Myanmar country counsel. 

She is also responsible for developing and implementing environmental law, climate finance and international arbitration law reform technical assistance projects under ADB’s Office of the General Counsel’s Law and Policy Reform Program. She is also a member of ADB’s Climate Change thematic group. In particular, Christina leads ADB’s Environmental Law Champions Program which aims to improve environmental legal education in Asia by strengthening the capacity of law professors and lecturers, creating national and regional networks and providing a regional knowledge platform. Currently, 160 institutions across 14 ADB developing countries are part of the Program, with the regional network expected to grow by to over 190 institutions by end of 2018.

Prior to joining ADB, Christina worked as Legal Counsel, Vice President, Markets & International Banking at The Royal Bank of Scotland in Singapore and as a capital markets and structured finance associate at two large New York City law firms. She is admitted in the States of New York and New Jersey and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, International Union for Conservation of Nature World Commission on Environmental Law and International Bar Association.