United States Executive Director
Asian Development Bank
DPO, Armed Forces - AP, United States
Chantale Yokmin Wong is a management and policy expert with over 30 years of senior level experience in both the public and private sectors both in the US and globally.
She was most recently the Senior Vice President at a tech startup Amida Technology Solutions, focused on solving data interoperability challenges by developing agile open sources technology tools. Just prior to that, she was appointed by President Obama to serve as VP for Administration and Finance and CFO at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) where she was the senior operating official leading change in all aspects of financial, human capital, and information technology management.
Prior to her presidential appointment at MCC, she was the budget director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) where she led organizational transformation to align the budget shop to the requirements of NASA’s post shuttle mission.
Chantale joined the staff of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila in 1999 as an environment specialist to ensure that the bank’s assessments complied with their environmental and social policies. She was subsequently appointed by President Bill Clinton to the Board of Directors at the ADB, representing the United States, where she provided oversight of the Bank’s operations. She was a member of the audit committee and the development effectiveness committee tracking the effectiveness of Bank’s projects through performance and impact evaluations.
Ms. Wong holds a master in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, where she was a Littauer Fellow and a Womens Leadership Fellow. She has a masters in environmental engineering from the University of California, Berkeley with a focus on water and wastewater management. Her undergraduate degree is in civil and structural engineering from the University of Hawaii.
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM PDT