The Office of the U.S. Executive Director (OUSED) at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) represents the United States at the Board of Directors of the ADB, where the United States holds 15.57% capital stock and 12.75% voting power. In representing the United States in the ADB Board, the Office works closely with the U.S. Departments of the Treasury, State and Commerce and with other U. S. Government departments and agencies to ensure that U.S. views are expressed and reflected in decisions made by the Board on project/sector lending; policy issues; grants and technical assistance; and budget, administrative and other matters. The Office is composed of the Executive Director, the Alternate Executive Director, 2 Director’s Advisors, the Director & Senior Commercial Officer (from the U.S. Commercial Service), U. S. Administrative Associate to the ADB and 3 ADB Local Staff.
The Office, in particular through the Foreign Commercial Service (FCS-ADB), responds to inquiries and requests for assistance from U.S. firms and/or their local representatives for business information on Bank-funded projects/investments. The Office also helps look after the interests of the approximately 120 U.S. nationals employed by the Bank, and seeks to ensure that their concerns are properly addressed by ADB Management.
Chantale Y. Wong, Ambassador, Executive Director
John C. Hurley, Alternate Executive Director
Office of the United States Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank
Suite 7, 9th Floor, ADB Headquarters
#6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila – Tel: (+63-2) 8632-6050 / 8632-6051 / 8632-4059