Association of Southeast Asian Nations · Secretary – General of ASEAN

Secretary – General of ASEAN

The Secretary-General of ASEAN is appointed by the ASEAN Summit for a non-renewable term of office of five years, selected from among nationals of the ASEAN Member States based on alphabetical rotation. The Secretary-General of ASEAN

The Secretary-General of ASEAN 2008-2012 is Dr Surin Pitsuwan from Thailand.

Find out more about the Secretary-General of ASEAN from Article 11 of the ASEAN Charter.