Board of Directors
Members of the ADB Board of Directors supervise the institution’s financial statements, approve its administrative budget, and decide on all policy documents as well as loan, grant and equity investments made by ADB.
The 12 members of the ADB Board of Directors are elected by the Board of Governors. Eight of the 12 are elected from within Asia and the Pacific and four others are elected from outside the region. The Board of Directors performs its duties full time at the ADB headquarters in Manila, Philippines. The President of ADB chairs the Board of Directors.
|Director||Alternate Director||Members represented|
|Mathew Fox||Richard Sisson||Australia / Azerbaijan / Cambodia / Georgia / Hong Kong, China / Kiribati / Federated States of Micronesia / Nauru / Palau / Solomon Islands / Tuvalu|
|Jan Willem van den Wall Bake||Canada / Denmark / Finland / Ireland / The Netherlands / Norway / Sweden|
|Veronika Baumgartner||Austria / Germany / Luxembourg / Turkey / United Kingdom|
|Bhimantara Widyajala||Mario Di Maio||Armenia / Cook Islands / Fiji / Indonesia / Kyrgyz Republic / New Zealand / Samoa / Tonga|
|Won-Mok Choi||M P D U K Mapa Pathirana||Republic of Korea / Papua New Guinea / Sri Lanka / Taipei,China / Uzbekistan / Vanuatu / Viet Nam|
Gaudencio Hernandez, Jr.
Muhammad Sami Saeed
|Kazakhstan / Maldives / Marshall Islands / Mongolia / Pakistan / Philippines / Timor-Leste|
|Maurizio Ghirga||Johannes Schneider||Belgium / France / Italy / Portugal / Spain / Switzerland|
|Koichi Hasegawa||Masashi Tanabe||Japan|
|Umesh Kumar||Sarafjon Sheraliev||Afghanistan / Bangladesh / Bhutan / India / Lao People's Democratic Republic / Tajikistan / Turkmenistan|
|(Vacant)||Michael Strauss||United States|
|Philaslak Yukkasemwong||Rokiah Hj Badar||Brunei Darussalam / Malaysia / Myanmar / Nepal / Singapore / Thailand|
|Zhongjing Wang||Wenxing Pan||People's Republic of China|
as of 29 January 2016