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.
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|
|Jan Willem van den Wall Bake||Canada / Denmark / Finland / Ireland / The Netherlands / Norway / Sweden|
|(vacant)||Austria / Germany / Luxembourg / Turkey / United Kingdom|
|Bhimantara Widyajala||Dominic Walton-France||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||René Legrand||Belgium / France / Italy / Portugal / Spain / Switzerland|
|Kazuhiko Koguchi||Hideo Fukushima||Japan|
|Umesh Kumar||Sarafjon Sheraliev||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||Wenxing Pan||People's Republic of China|
as of 1 July 2015