Jayant Menon is a member of the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society, an adjunct fellow at  Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University and Lead Economist at the Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank.

As Lead Economist in the Office for Regional Economic Integration at the Asian Development Bank, he works on trade, international investment and development issues, and leads the Trade Team. He holds adjunct appointments with the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy, University of Nottingham, UK and Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, and serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Nottingham Campus in Malaysia.

Prior to joining ADB, he worked as an academic in Australia for more than a decade, mainly at the Centre of Policy Studies at Monash University in Melbourne. He is the author or co-author of more than one hundred academic publications, mostly on trade and development, and particularly as they relate to Asia.