Alberto Ninio leads AIIB's operational support team in the areas of environment, social, procurement and financial management. Prior to joining AIIB, Alberto served in a variety of senior roles both at the World Bank where he left as its Deputy General Counsel for Operations, and, most recently, at Vale S.A., a major multinational mining and logistics corporation based in Brazil, where he served as its Sustainability Director. Alberto brings over 30 years of experience in the international development, regulatory, and corporate responsibility fields. Alberto has law degrees from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and from American University in Washington DC. He is a national of Brazil.