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Curtis S. Chin served as U.S. ambassador to the Asian Development Bank and currently is a Milken Institute Asia fellow. As a member of the ADB board, he pushed for strengthened governance, risk management and development efforts focused on people, planet, and partnership, particularly on infrastructure projects in Asia's least-developed nations. Through his advisory firm RiverPeak Group LLC, Chin now advises a range of startup firms and impact investors in Asia, including Equator Pure Nature, a leading ASEAN-based, natural consumer products company and cleantech pioneer, and the Dolma Impact Fund, the first international equity fund focused on Nepal. Ambassador Chin previously was a senior executive with Burson-Marsteller in the US, Switzerland, and Asia, where he oversaw Beijing and Hong Kong operations. He has provided counsel to a wide range of governments and businesses on stakeholder engagement, public affairs, corporate responsibility, crisis management and market entry.  Full bio

Fields of expertise

EAST ASIA & THE PACIFIC       SOUTH & CENTRAL ASIA        US-CHINA TRADE          ASEAN        ASIA INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE    INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS         ASIA DEVELOPMENT & POVERTY REDUCTION

Curtis S. Chin

Asian Development Bank, 2007-2010