Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Indonesia Singapore Malaysia

Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
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Incumbent
Lim Jock Hoi

since 1 January 2018
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceASEAN Secretariat
SeatJakarta, Indonesia
NominatorSelected from Member States based on alphabetical rotation
AppointerASEAN Summit
Term length5 years (Non-renewable)
Constituting instrumentASEAN Charter
Inaugural holderHartono Dharsono
Formation7 June 1976

The Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is appointed by the ASEAN Summit that elected from among nationals of the ASEAN Member States based on alphabetical rotation for a period of five years.

Secretaries General

This is a list of Secretaries-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Secretaries-General of ASEAN[1][2]
Name Time Country
Hartono Dharsono 7 June 1976 – 18 February 1978  Indonesia
Umarjadi Notowijono 19 February 1978 – 30 June 1978  Indonesia
Ali Abdullah 10 July 1978 – 30 June 1980  Malaysia
Narciso G. Reyes 1 July 1980 – 1 July 1982  Philippines
Chan Kai Yau 18 July 1982 – 15 July 1984  Singapore
Phan Wannamethee 16 July 1984 – 15 July 1986  Thailand
Roderick Yong 16 July 1986 – 16 July 1989  Brunei
Rusli Noor 17 July 1989 – 1 January 1993  Indonesia
Ajit Singh 1 January 1993 – 31 December 1997  Malaysia
Rodolfo Severino Jr. 1 January 1998 – 31 December 2002  Philippines
Ong Keng Yong 1 January 2003 – 31 December 2007  Singapore
Surin Pitsuwan 1 January 2008 – 31 December 2012  Thailand
Lê Lương Minh 1 January 2013 – 31 December 2017  Vietnam
Lim Jock Hoi 1 January 2018 – present  Brunei

References

  1. ^ "Secretary-General of ASEAN". ASEAN Secretariat. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Former Secretaries-General of ASEAN". ASEAN Secretariat. Retrieved 16 October 2012.