Bambang Susantono is the Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He assumed the position in July 2015.
Mr. Susantono is responsible for management of ADB's Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, and Department of External Relations.
Unabated Climate Change Would Reverse the Hard-Earned Development Gains in Asia — New ReportUnabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth and reverse current development gains, according to a report by ADB and PIK.
ADB, USP Sign Cooperation Agreement to Strengthen Knowledge CollaborationADB and The University of the South Pacific have signed a cooperation agreement to boost knowledge collaboration between the two organizations.
ADB Launches Climate Financing DatabaseADB has launched a new database presenting detailed figures on projects supporting climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts as the institution moves closer to its $6 billion annual climate financing commitment by 2020.
ADB Exhibit Opens in Megamall, Depicting 50 Years of Working with Asia-PacificIn the latest event of a series of 50th anniversary celebrations, ADB opened today at SM Megamall a photo exhibit depicting half a century of its operations in improving lives across Asia and the Pacific.
Increasing Equality, Managing Rural-Urban Transitions, Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure Keys to Unlocking Prosperity in Asia-PacificA new report launched by ESCAP, ADB, and UNDP discusses ways on how Asia and the Pacific can achieve inclusive and sustainable economic growth and development.
Opening Remarks at the Civil Society Program: Learning with Partners 3 - Bambang SusantonoOpening remarks by ADB Vice-President Bambang Susantono at the Civil Society Program: Learning with Partners 3 during the 50th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors on 5 May 2017 in Yokohama, Japan.
Opening Remarks at the Fourth Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance - Bambang SusantonoOpening remarks by ADB Vice-President Bambang Susantono at the Fourth Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance on 5 September 2016 in ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines.
Keynote Speech at the Stockholm World Water Week 2016 - Bambang SusantonoKeynote speech by ADB Vice-President Bambang Susantono at the Stockholm World Water Week 2016 on 30 August 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Opening Address at the Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week - Bambang SusantonoOpening remarks by ADB Vice-President Bambang Susantono at the Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week on 2 August 2016 in Manila, Philippines.
The Future of Energy Demand - Bambang SusantonoKeynote speech by ADB Vice-President Bambang Susantono at the 7th Annual Pacific Energy Summit on 24 June 2016 in Singapore.
Breaking Asia’s data drought - Bambang SusantonoMany parts of Asia have been gripped by searing temperatures and the worst drought in decades.
Closing infrastructure gap - Bambang SusantonoWith the world looking to Asia to drive economic growth, it's time to remove a major roadblock to the region's prosperity -- subpar infrastructure.
Banking on scaled up climate investment - Bambang Susantono2015 is a watershed year for the world’s future.
A renewable future for Indonesia - Bambang SusantonoWith an abundance of almost every renewable energy source — including 40 percent of the world’s geothermal reserves — Indonesia can be a global clean energy leader.
Feeding Asia safely - Bambang SusantonoBy 2050 there will be about one billion extra mouths to feed in Asia, as its population soars. We might be able to produce enough food. But how much will be safe to eat?
Mr. Bambang Susantono is the Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He assumed the position in July 2015.
Mr. Susantono is responsible for management of ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, and Department of External Relations.
Prior to this, Mr. Susantono was the Vice-Minister of Indonesia’s Ministry of Transportation and Deputy Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development. He has extensive experience providing policy advice to government, private sector organizations and international institutions. He chaired several research institutes and taught in universities. He was also Commissioner for airline, port, telecommunications and media companies.
He served as the President of Indonesia Intelligent Transport Society; Vice President of East Asia Society of Transportation Studies based in Tokyo, Japan; and a member of the Board of Trustee of the SouthSouthNorth Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Mr. Susantono holds a PhD in Infrastructure Planning and Master’s degrees in Transportation Engineering, and City and Regional Planning from the University of California Berkeley. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Bandung Institute of Technology.
|2015||Secretary, Indonesia Economic Forum|
|2015||Chairman, International Advisory Board, IPMI International Business School|
|2014-2015||Chairman of the Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Development, University of Indonesia|
|2011-2015||President, Indonesia Intelligent Transport Society|
|2009-2014||Vice Minister, Ministry of Transportation, Republic of Indonesia|
|2012-2014||Chairman/President Commissioner, Garuda Indonesia Airlines|
|2010-2014||Commissioner, Jakarta International Container Terminal|
|2009-2012||Commissioner, Indonesia Telecommunication Industry|
|2007-2009||Deputy Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs|
|2007-2009||Secretary, National Committee for Acceleration of Infrastructure Development|
|2007-2010||Eminent Person for Indonesia for the Development of Master Plan for ASEAN Connectivity|
|2007-2009||Vice President, East Asia Society of Transportation Studies|
|2005-2007||Senior Advisor for Business Competition|
|2004-2010||President of Indonesia Transport Society|
|2004-2009||Commissioner, Cigading Port|
|2002-2005||Secretary, Coordinating Team for Rural Infrastructure Development|
|2001-2014||Board of Trustee, the SouthSouthNorth Foundation|
|2000-2004||Secretary General, Sustainable Transport, Action Network Asia Pacific|
|2000-2004||Associate Research Director, Pelangi Indonesia Research Institute on Sustainable Development and Climate Change|