Board of Directors | Asian Development Bank

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the direction of the general operations of the Bank. The Board (i) takes decisions concerning policies of the Bank, and loans, guarantees, investments and technical assistance by the Bank, (ii) approves borrowings by the Bank, (iii) clears the financial accounts of the Bank for approval by the Board of Governors, and (iv) approve the budgets of the Bank. (Charter. Article 31)

The 12 Directors 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. See: Rules of Procedure of the Board of Directors of ADB

Director Alternate Director Members Represented Telephone Email
Mathew Fox Scott Dawson Australia / Azerbaijan / Cambodia / Georgia / Hong Kong, China / Kiribati / Federated States of Micronesia / Nauru / Palau / Solomon Islands / Tuvalu +63 2 632 6065 Email
(vacant) Joar Strand Canada / Denmark / Finland / Ireland / The Netherlands / Norway / Sweden +63 2 632 6060 Email
Helmut Fischer Philip Rose Austria / Germany / Luxembourg / Turkey / United Kingdom +63 2 632 6075 Email
Syurkani Ishak Kasim Mario Di Maio Armenia / Cook Islands / Fiji / Indonesia / Kyrgyz Republic / New Zealand / Samoa / Tonga +63 2 632 6055 Email
In Chang Song Bobur Khodjaev Republic of Korea / Papua New Guinea / Sri Lanka / Taipei,China / Uzbekistan / Vanuatu / Viet Nam +63 2 632 6045 Email
Muhammad Sami Saeed Paul Dominguez Kazakhstan / Maldives / Marshall Islands / Mongolia / Pakistan / Philippines / Timor-Leste +63 2 632 6030 Email
Pierre-Emmanuel Beluche Johannes Schneider Belgium / France / Italy / Portugal / Spain / Switzerland +63 2 632 6035 Email
Takeshi Kurihara Masashi Tanabe Japan +63 2 632 6096 Email
Kshatrapati Shivaji Mahbub Ahmed Afghanistan / Bangladesh / Bhutan / India / Lao People's Democratic Republic / Tajikistan / Turkmenistan +63 2 632 6040 Email
(vacant) Michael Strauss United States +63 2 632 6050 Email
Philaslak Yukkasemwong Som Lal Subedi Brunei Darussalam / Malaysia / Myanmar / Nepal / Singapore / Thailand +63 2 632 6081 Email
Zhijun Cheng Wenxing Pan People's Republic of China +63 2 632 6071 Email

as of 2 Oct 2017