Curtis S. Chin
Asian Development Bank, 2007-2010
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