The Asia Foundation is a trusted partner for the world’s fastest-growing, most dynamic and developing region. Asia and the Pacific is home to half the people on the planet, exceedingly diverse, and undergoing enormous change. At a time of sweeping global challenges, what happens in Asia impacts the globe.

The Asia Foundation is an international development organization working in 18 countries in Asia and the Pacific. Over 68 years, the $100 million organization has established deep credibility and trust across the region. With a global staff of 686, more than 80% locally-based in Asia and the Pacific, the Foundation has abiding respect for local context, and tailors its programs and expertise to local needs and potential. The Asia Foundation uniquely works in trusted partnerships at both governmental and community levels.

After 12 years of successful leadership, President & CEO David Arnold will retire in early 2023, leaving a foundation of program innovation, financial security, and a talented, mission-centered staff.

The new CEO will lead a vibrant organization to its next level of impact. The CEO will be a visionary leader with Asia, policy and international development experience, and adept at navigating rapidly shifting global dynamics. The CEO will be a source of fresh ideas, organizational strategy, and passion for the future of Asia and the Pacific, and the potential of the Foundation.

Learn more about this position here