United States Director of the Asian Development Bank
Jason M. Chung of Virginia serves as the U.S. Director to the Asian Development Bank with the Rank of Ambassador where he represents the United States on the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank. Ambassador Chung was nominated by the President of the United States on November 21, 2019 and confirmed by the United States Senate on August 6, 2020. Prior to his appointment as United States Director, he served as U.S. Alternate Director to ADB. From January 2017 to July 2018, Ambassador Chung served at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and as an International Affairs Advisor where he worked on issues related to international economics, development finance, trade and the bilateral relationship between the U.S. Treasury and ministries of finance, central banks, regulators and aid agencies of other nations. His prior political experience includes working on the Donald J. Trump for President campaign, at the Republican National Committee, and for numerous federal- and state-level elections. Ambassador Chung worked as a public affairs and business consultant prior to returning to electoral politics. His prior government service includes working in federal and state government and in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ambassador Chung is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. A native of New York, he is married and has two young children. He and his family reside in Fairfax County, Virginia and in Manila, Philippines.