The 12 members of the Board of Directors are elected by the Board of Governors. Eight of those 12 are elected by member countries from within the Asia Pacific region, and the four others are elected by member countries from outside the region. Each Director appoints an Alternate. The President of ADB chairs the Board of Directors. Read the Rules of Procedure of the Board of Directors of ADB.
The Board of Directors performs its duties full time at the ADB headquarters in Manila, Philippines, and holds formal and executive sessions regularly. The Directors supervise ADB's financial statements, approve its administrative budget, and review and approve all policy documents and all loan, equity, and technical assistance operations.
Contact ADB's Board of Directors.
|Director||Alternate Director||Members Represented|
|Anthony Baker||Richard Sisson||Australia; Azerbaijan; Cambodia; Georgia; Hong Kong, China; Kiribati; Federated States of Micronesia; Nauru; Palau; Solomon Islands; Tuvalu|
|Micheline Aucoin||Armand Evers||Canada; Denmark; Finland; Ireland; The Netherlands; Norway; Sweden|
|Richard Edwards||Mario Sander||Austria; Germany; Luxembourg; Turkey; United Kingdom|
|Bhimantara Widyajala||Dominic Walton-France||Armenia, Cook Islands; Fiji; Indonesia; Kyrgyz Republic; New Zealand; Samoa; Tonga|
|Yeo Kwon Yoon||M P D U K Mapa Pathirana||Republic of Korea; Papua New Guinea; Sri Lanka; Taipei,China; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Viet Nam|
|Muhammad Sami Saeed||Gaudencio Hernandez, Jr.||Kazakhstan; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mongolia; Pakistan; Philippines; Timor-Leste|
|Jérôme Destombes||René Legrand||Belgium; France; Italy; Portugal; Spain; Switzerland|
|Kazuhiko Koguchi||Hideo Fukushima||Japan|
|Umesh Kumar||Iqbal Mahmood||Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan|
|Robert M. Orr||Michael Strauss||United States|
|Maliami bin Hamad||Khin Khin Lwin||Brunei Darussalam; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Singapore; Thailand|
|Zhongjing Wang||Guoqi Wu||People's Republic of China|
As of 1 September 2014