Omana Nair is a communications leader with more than 25 years experience managing complex communication operations and leading global teams. She has experience working with a broad range of partners globally in implementing a range of media, outreach, and external relations initiatives. She has a strong international development, private sector, and journalism background. Previously Director of Media and External Relations at the Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB), the largest funder of development work in the Asia Pacific region, Ms. Nair was responsible for ADB’s global media operations and external relations engagement.  She has previously held communications leadership roles including in MNC, oil and gas industry and global-scale property development companies. A Malaysian national, she holds a Master of Science degree in Corporate Communications.