Board of Directors

As stipulated in the bank´s “Articles of Agreement Establishing the Pacific Islands Development Bank”, the two governors representing each member shall appoint, subject to the approval of a majority of the Board of Governors, one person to serve as a Director and one person to serve as an Alternate Director.

The Board of Directors meet for business as often as the work of the Bank may require. It monitors the performance of the bank quarterly and submits an annual report of operations to the Board of Governors.

Following are the current members of the Board of Directors.

Pacific Islands Development Bank
Board of Directors


Diego Benavente
Former Lt. Governor / Former Speaker


Francisco M. Atalig
Bank of Guam
Former Senior Vice President
& Chief Financial Officer


Robson Henry
Retired U.S. Army Veteran
U.S. Military


Christina Elnei
Director of Treasury & Administration


Elbuchel Sadang
Former Minister
Republic of Palau


Jessica “Numie” Acker
Manager of Manta Ray Bay Resort

Marshall Islands

David Paul
Senator, Nitijela



Kwajalein Atoll
Development Authority

Anjojo Kabua III
Executive Director