Curtis Chin, a Milken Institute Asia fellow, is a trustee of World Education Services of New York and a former U.S. ambassador to the Asian Development Bank. As a member of the ADB board, he pushed for strengthened governance, risk management and development efforts focused on people, planet and partnership, particularly in Asia’s least-developed nations.
In addition, Chin is a managing director with advisory firm RiverPeak Group LLC and advises startup firms and impact investors in Asia. This includes serving on the advisory boards of Equator Pure Nature, a leading ASEAN-based, natural consumer products company, and the Dolma Impact Fund, the first international equity fund focused on Nepal. Chin previously was a senior executive with Burson-Marsteller, overseeing Beijing and Hong Kong operations and providing counsel to governments and businesses in stakeholder engagement, public affairs, corporate responsibility, crisis management and market entry.