How We're Organized

Members

ADB has 67 shareholding members including 48 from the Asia and Pacific region. View a complete list of our members.

Board of Governors

ADB's highest policy-making body is the Board of Governors, which comprises one representative from each member nation – 48 from the Asia-Pacific and 19 from outside the region. More

Board of Directors

The Governors elect 12 members to form the Board of Directors, which performs its duties full time at the ADB headquarters. 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. More

Management

The ADB President chairs the Board of Directors and heads a management team comprising six Vice-Presidents and the Managing Director General, who supervise the work of ADB's operational, administrative, and knowledge departments. More