Marvin Taylor-Dormond is Director General, Independent Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Reporting to ADB’s Board of Directors, his responsibilities include assessing ADB’s development effectiveness, as well providing lessons to inform ADB operations. Prior to joining ADB, Mr. Taylor-Dormond served in the World Bank Group’s Independent Evaluation Group as Director of Finance, Private Sector and Sustainable Development, and in the International Finance Corporation and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency as Director for Independent Evaluation. Mr. Taylor-Dormond also served as Vice Minister of Finance of the Republic of Costa Rica, as well as at the Central American Bank for Economic Integration where he held several leadership roles as Controller, Executive Vice President, Chief Economist, and Chief of Evaluation. Mr. Taylor-Dormond holds a Doctorate degree in Economics from Carleton University/ University of Ottawa Canada, a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, and a Licenciatura in Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Costa Rica.