Administrative Tribunal

ADB Board of Directors established the Administrative Tribunal in 1991 as an external mechanism to review personnel decisions by Management.

Composition of the Tribunal

The ADB Administrative Tribunal is composed of five judges who are nationals from ADB's members. The current members of the Tribunal are:

Ms. Lakshmi Swaminathan

President, ADB Administrative Tribunal; Former Vice-Chairman (Judicial) of the Central Administrative Tribunal, Principal Bench (New Delhi); Former Joint Secretary and Legal Advisor, Ministry of Law and Justice (Government of India)

Ms. Gillian Triggs

Vice-President, ADB Administrative Tribunal; President, Australian Human Rights Commission; Former Barrister, Seven Wentworth Chambers; Emeritus Professor of International Law, Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney

Mr. Shin-ichi Ago

Professor of Law, Ritsumeikan University; Professor Emeritus, former Law Dean, and Vice-President at Kyushu University

Ms. Anne Trebilcock

Chair of the Grievance Committee of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); Former Legal Adviser, International Labour Organization (Geneva); lecturer, United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law; Author.

Mr. Chris De Cooker

President of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Administrative Tribunal; Frequent Adviser on internal justice systems to EBRD, International Monetary Fund, Nordic Investment Bank, United Nations, World Bank, and World Health Organization, among others; Author, legal publications and reports

Tribunal Secretariat

Cesar L. Villanueva, Executive Secretary

Attorney Villanueva is a senior partner in the law firm of Villanueva, Gabionza & De Santos in Manila, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Makati Medical Center, the Clark Electric Distribution Corporation, and the Clark International Airport Corporation. He is currently the Dean of the Ateneo de Manila Law School, and a professorial lecturer in corporation law, agency, trusts, partnerships and joint ventures; and, law on sales.

Christine Griffiths, Assistant to the Administrative Tribunal

Ms. Griffiths, a national of Australia, has worked with the ADBT Secretariat since 2003. Prior to joining ADB, she worked in the International Organisations and Legal Division of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and as an insurance litigation lawyer at Gadens Ridgeway Solicitors.


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Administrative Tribunal Decisions

Case ID Title Case Date
110 Ms. Maria Lourdes Drilon v. Asian Development Bank 06 May 2017
109 Perrin, et al. v. Asian Development Bank 06 May 2017
108 Mr. H v. Asian Development Bank 06 Jan 2017
107 Ms. G v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 19 Aug 2016
106 Ms. G v. Asian Development Bank 23 Sep 2015
105 Claus v. Asian Development Bank 13 Feb 2015
104 Mr. F v. Asian Development Bank 06 Aug 2014
103 Mr. E v. Asian Development Bank 12 Feb 2014
102 Hua Du v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 31 Jul 2013
101 Hua Du v. Asian Development Bank 31 Jan 2013
100 Srinivasan Kalyanaraman v. Asian Development Bank (No. 3) 31 Jan 2013
99 Ms. D v. Asian Development Bank 15 Aug 2012
98 Srinivasan Kalyanaraman v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 08 Feb 2012
97 Mr. B v. Asian Development Bank 08 Sep 2011
96 Srinivasan Kalyanaraman v. Asian Development Bank 08 Sep 2011
95 Ms. D v. Asian Development Bank 08 Sep 2011
94 Mr. Y v. Asian Development Bank 02 Mar 2011
93 Kai Schmidt-Soltau v. Asian Development Bank 05 Feb 2010
92 R. Keith Leonard v. Asian Development Bank 19 Aug 2009
91 Bruce Murray v. Asian Development Bank 23 Jan 2009
90 Eulogio Cahutay v. Asian Development Bank 23 Jan 2009
89 M. Zeki Kiy v. Asian Development Bank 23 Jan 2009
88 Ali Mohammed Azimi v. Asian Development Bank 23 Jan 2009
87 Ms. A v. Asian Development Bank 23 Jan 2009
86-A Anjum Ibrahim v. Asian Development Bank 27 Oct 2008
86 Anjum Ibrahim v. Asian Development Bank 15 Aug 2008
86-B Anjum Ibrahim v. Asian Development Bank 19 Aug 2009
85 A. Maurice de Alwis v. Asian Development Bank 25 Jan 2008
84 Jessieline C. Chang et al. v. Asian Development Bank 25 Jan 2008
83 Shirley B. Agliam v. Asian Development Bank 25 Jan 2008
82 Eisuke Suzuki et al. v. Asian Development Bank 25 Jan 2008
81 Michael M.H. Lim (No. 2) v. Asian Development Bank 17 Aug 2007
80 Muktadir Ahmad v. Asian Development Bank 17 Aug 2007
79 Nagarajah Gnanathurai v. Asian Development Bank 17 Aug 2007
78 Lilibeth G. Abat v. Asian Development Bank 07 Mar 2007
77 Mr. A v. Asian Development Bank 02 Aug 2006
76 Michael M.H. Lim v. Asian Development Bank 02 Aug 2006
75 Michael Bristol v. Asian Development Bank 11 Jan 2006
74 Ms. X v. Asian Development Bank 11 Jan 2006
73 Ismail Dalla v. Asian Development Bank (Nos. 1 and 2) 19 Aug 2005
72 Daniel M. Shimabuku v. Asian Development Bank (Nos. 1 and 2) 19 Aug 2005
71 Joseph A. Weinstock v. Asian Development Bank 19 Aug 2005
70 A. Maurice de Alwis v. Asian Development Bank (No. 3) 20 Jan 2005
69 Jianming Xu v. Asian Development Bank 20 Jan 2005
68 M.M. Soerakoesoemah, et al v. Asian Development Bank 20 Jan 2005
67 Ms. L.C. v. Asian Development Bank 20 Jan 2005
66 A. Maurice de Alwis v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 28 Jul 2004
65 Naoka Yamagishi v. Asian Development Bank 28 Jul 2004
64 Patrick Safran v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2003
63 Ruben R. Salvino v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2003
62 Rodolfo D. Serrano v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2003
61 Ma. Theresa B. Perez v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2003
60 Cresente M. Lardizabal v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2003
59 Cecilia O. Guioguio v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2003
58 Ms. C. v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2003
57 A. Maurice de Alwis v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2003
56 Perfecto T. Canlas et al. v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2003
55 Florencio P. Galang, Jr. v. Asian Development Bank 08 Aug 2002
54 Julio C. Aban v. Asian Development Bank 10 Aug 2001
53 Taina Toivanen v. Asian Development Bank (Nos. 2, 3 and 4) 10 Aug 2001
52 Mariam S. Pal v. Asian Development Bank 10 Aug 2001
51 Taina Toivanen v. Asian Development Bank 21 Sep 2000
50 Michael Richard Hugh Powell v. Asian Development Bank 21 Sep 2000
49 Patrocinio Isleta v. Asian Development Bank 21 Sep 2000
48 Mohammed I. Haider v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 21 Sep 2000
47 Antonio C. Domdom, Jr. v. Asian Development Bank 21 Sep 2000
49 Roman A. Alcartado v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 19 Dec 1999
45 De Armas et al. v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 19 Dec 1999
44 John P. Rive v. Asian Development Bank 07 Jan 1999
43 Mohammed I. Haider v. Asian Development Bank 07 Jan 1999
42 Ronald Chan v. Asian Development Bank (No. 4) 05 Aug 1998
41 Roman A. Alcartado v. Asian Development Bank 05 Aug 1998
40 Patricia Alexander v. Asian Development Bank 05 Aug 1998
39 De Armas et al. v. Asian Development Bank 05 Aug 1998
38 Ronald Chan v. Asian Development Bank (No. 3) 06 Jan 1998
37 Mohandas K. Samuel v. Asian Development Bank (No. 3) 07 Aug 1997
36 Ronald K. Chan v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 07 Aug 1997
35 Ferdinand P. Mesch and Robert Y. Siy v. Asian Development Bank (No. 4) 07 Aug 1997
34 Gordon E. Wilkinson v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 06 Jan 1997
33 Narayanaswami Viswanathan v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 06 Jan 1997
32 Gayananda Cumaranatunge v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 06 Jan 1997
31 Sinnadurai Selvaretnam v. Asian Development Bank 06 Jan 1997
30 Gayananda Cumaranatunge v. Asian Development Bank 06 Jan 1997
29 Alex K. Knudsen v. Asian Development Bank 06 Jan 1997
28 Ang Swee Tai v. Asian Development Bank 06 Jan 1997
27 Evelyn M. Go v. Asian Development Bank 06 Jan 1997
26 Felipe T. Fajardo v. Asian Development Bank 06 Jan 1997
25 Edward Breckner v. Asian Development Bank 06 Jan 1997
24 Jorge O. Amora v. Asian Development Bank 06 Jan 1997
23 Latif M. Chaudhry v. Asian Development Bank 13 Aug 1996
22 Joyce Volante Cabal v. Asian Development Bank 13 Aug 1996
21 Carolina Faustino Chan v. Asian Development Bank 13 Aug 1996
20 Ronald K. Chan v. Asian Development Bank 13 Aug 1996
19 Sutanu Behuria v. ADB (No. 3) 13 Aug 1996
18 Ferdinand P. Mesch and Robert Y. Siy v. Asian Development Bank (No. 3) 13 Aug 1996
17 Sadiq Hussain Zaidi v. Asian Development Bank 13 Aug 1996
16 Duleep Singh v. Asian Development Bank 13 Aug 1996
15 Mohandas K. Samuel v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 13 Aug 1996
14 Peter J. Nelson v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 08 Jan 1996
13 Ivan L. Zimonyi v. Asian Development Bank 08 Jan 1996
12 Narayanaswami Viswanathan v. Asian Development Bank 08 Jan 1996
11 Sutanu Behuria v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 08 Jan 1996
10 Gordon E. Wilkinson v. Asian Development Bank 08 Jan 1996
9 Nicanor B. Isip v. Asian Development Bank 08 Jan 1996
8 Sutanu Behuria v. Asian Development Bank 31 Mar 1995
7 Peter J. Nelson v. Asian Development Bank 31 Mar 1995
6 Ferdinand P. Mesch and Robert Y. Siy v. Asian Development Bank (No. 2) 31 Mar 1995
5 Bares v. Asian Development Bank 31 May 1995
4 Mohandas K. Samuel v. Asian Development Bank 23 May 1994
3 Tay Sin Yan v. Asian Development Bank 08 Jan 1994
2 Ferdinand P. Mesch and Robert Y. Siy v. Asian Development Bank 18 Jan 1994
1 Carl Gene Lindsey v. Asian Development Bank 18 Dec 1992