Members of the ADB Board of Directors supervise the institution’s financial statements, approve its administrative budget, and decide on all policy documents as well as loan, grant and equity investments made by ADB.
The 12 members 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.
|Director||Alternate Director||Members represented|
|Mathew Fox||Scott Dawson||Australia / Azerbaijan / Cambodia / Georgia / Hong Kong, China / Kiribati / Federated States of Micronesia / Nauru / Palau / Solomon Islands / Tuvalu|
|Joar Strand||Canada / Denmark / Finland / Ireland / The Netherlands / Norway / Sweden|
|Philip Rose||Austria / Germany / Luxembourg / Turkey / United Kingdom|
|Bhimantara Widyajala||Mario Di Maio||Armenia / Cook Islands / Fiji / Indonesia / Kyrgyz Republic / New Zealand / Samoa / Tonga|
|Won-Mok Choi||vacant||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||Johannes Schneider||Belgium / France / Italy / Portugal / Spain / Switzerland|
|Koichi Hasegawa||Masashi Tanabe||Japan|
|vacant||Sarafjon Sheraliev||Afghanistan / Bangladesh / Bhutan / India / Lao People's Democratic Republic / Tajikistan / Turkmenistan|
|Swati Dandekar||Michael Strauss||United States|
|Philaslak Yukkasemwong||Rokiah Hj Badar||Brunei Darussalam / Malaysia / Myanmar / Nepal / Singapore / Thailand|
|Zhongjing Wang||Wenxing Pan||People's Republic of China|
as of 1 September 2016