Curtis Chin is a trustee of World Education Services of New York and a former U.S. ambassador to the Asian Development Bank, serving under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. As a member of the bank’s board of directors, he was a regular voice for strengthened governance, risk management and development efforts focused on people, planet and partnership – particularly in Asia’s poorest and least-developed nations.
A Milken Institute Asia fellow, he is a trustee of Community and Family Services International of the Philippines and a managing director with advisory firm RiverPeak Group LLC. Previously, Ambassador Chin was a senior executive with Burson-Marsteller, where he led operations in Beijing and Hong Kong and provided counsel to governments, business and international organizations in such areas as stakeholder engagement, public affairs, corporate responsibility, crisis management and market entry. He has also worked for Burson-Marsteller in Tokyo, New York and Washington, D.C.