Governing Board Members

The governing board is the decision-making body of ERIA and consists of the Secretary General of ASEAN and representatives from each of the 16 member countries, all of whom have backgrounds in academia, business, and policymaking.


H.E. Le Luong Minh

Secretary-General of ASEAN


Prof. Warwick McKibbin

Chair in Public Policy in the ANU's Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Brunei Darussalam

Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi

Permanent Secretary (Trade), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade


H.E. Ros Seilava

Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy and Finance; Member of Supreme National Economic Council (SNEC)


Prof. Zhang Yunling

Professor of International Economics; Academy Member & Director of Academy Division for International Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)


Dr Ajit Ranade

Chief Economist, Aditya Birla Group


Prof. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Professor of Economics, Universitas Padjajaran, Member Indonesian Academy of Sciences and Senior Advisor to the Minister of National Development Planning/Head of BAPPENAS


Mr. Fujio Mitarai

Chairman and CEO, Canon Inc.; Honorary Chairman of Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)


Mr. Tae-Shin Kwon

President, Korea Economic Research Institute (KERI); Former Minister of the Prime Minister's Office: Former Ambassador of Korea to the OECD


Dr Leeber Leebouapao

Vice President of the National Institute of Economic Research (NIER)


Datuk J. Jayasiri

Secretary General of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)


H.E. U Tun Tun Naing

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Planning and Finance

New Zealand

Dr. John Wood Amb (Retd), QSO

Chancellor, University of Canterbury; Former New Zealand Ambassador to Iran, Turkey and the United States


Mr. Gregory Lim Domingo

Former Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry


Ambassador Barry Desker

Distinguished Fellow & Bakrie Professor of Southeast Asia Policy, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University


Mr. Winichai Chaemchaeng

Vice Minister for Commerce, Ministry of Commerce


Dr. Nguyen Dinh Cung

President, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)

As of April 2017

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