Board of Directors

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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

Sangmin Ryu

Damien Horiambe

Republic of Korea / Papua New Guinea / Sri Lanka / Taipei,China / Uzbekistan / Vanuatu / Viet Nam

Charlotte Justine Sicat

Noor Ahmed

Kazakhstan / Maldives / Marshall Islands / Mongolia / Pakistan / Philippines / Timor-Leste

Donald Bobiash

Ernesto Braam

Canada / Denmark / Finland / Ireland / The Netherlands / Norway / Sweden

Rachel Thompson

Lisa Wright

Australia / Azerbaijan / Cambodia / Georgia / Hong Kong, China / Kiribati / Federated States of Micronesia / Nauru / Palau / Solomon Islands / Tuvalu

Made Arya Wijaya

Llewellyn Roberts

Armenia / Cook Islands / Fiji / Indonesia / Kyrgyz Republic / New Zealand / Niue / Samoa / Tonga

Weihua Liu

Xia Lyu

People’s Republic of China

Chantale Wong

Moushumi Khan

United States

Supak Chaiyawan

Nurussa'adah Muharram

Brunei Darussalam / Malaysia / Nepal / Singapore / Thailand

Bertrand Furno

Alberto Cerdan

Belgium / France / Italy / Portugal / Spain / Switzerland

Vikas Sheel

Nim Dorji

Bangladesh / Bhutan / India / Lao People’s Democratic Republic / Tajikistan / Turkmenistan

Roger Fischer

Yves Weber

Austria / Germany / Luxembourg / Türkiye / United Kingdom

Shigeo Shimizu

Keiko Takahashi

Japan

as of 26 February 2024