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

Sangmin Ryu

Damien Horiambe

Republic of Korea / Papua New Guinea / Sri Lanka / Taipei,China / Uzbekistan / Vanuatu / Viet Nam +63 2 8632 6045 Email
Noor Ahmed Paul Dominguez Kazakhstan / Maldives / Marshall Islands / Mongolia / Pakistan / Philippines / Timor-Leste +63 2 8632 6030 Email

Donald Bobiash

Ernesto Braam Canada / Denmark / Finland / Ireland / The Netherlands / Norway / Sweden +63 2 8632 6060 Email
Anthony McDonald David Cavanough Australia / Azerbaijan / Cambodia / Georgia / Hong Kong, China / Kiribati / Federated States of Micronesia / Nauru / Palau / Solomon Islands / Tuvalu +63 2 8632 6065 Email
Arif Baharudin Karen Murray Armenia / Cook Islands / Fiji / Indonesia / Kyrgyz Republic / New Zealand / Niue / Samoa / Tonga +63 2 8632 6055 Email
Weihua Liu Xia Lyu People’s Republic of China +63 2 8632 6071 Email
Chantale Wong John Hurley United States +63 2 8632 6050 Email
Wan Farisan bin Wan Sulaiman San Thida Brunei Darussalam / Malaysia / Nepal / Singapore / Thailand +63 2 8632 6081 Email
Sergio Lugaresi Alberto Cerdan Belgium / France / Italy / Portugal / Spain / Switzerland +63 2 8632 6035 Email
Sameer Kumar Khare Md. Azizul Alam Afghanistan / Bangladesh / Bhutan / India / Lao People’s Democratic Republic / Tajikistan / Turkmenistan +63 2 8632 6040 Email
Philip Rose  Roger Fischer Austria / Germany / Luxembourg / Türkiye / United Kingdom +63 2 8632 6075 Email
Takahiro Yasui

Keiko Takahashi

Japan +63 2 8632 6096 Email

as of 1 September 2022