Speaker: Bernardus Djonoputro, Secretary General – Indonesian Association of Urban & Regional Planners.
Mr. Djonoputro is the elected Secretary–General of the Indonesian Association of Urban and Regional Planners (IAP). He is also active as Executive Council Member of the Eastern Region Association for Planning and Human Settlement (EAROPH), and is the Chairman of its Indonesian chapter.
Mr. Djonoputro is currently also Managing Director of PT Nusantara Infrastructure Tbk, the leading Indonesian Infrastructure investor and operator in highways, water, port and power sectors. The company is publicly listed at the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX: META).
He graduated with a degree in Urban & Regional Planning from the Bandung Institute of Technology. He started his career as Planning Engineer intern in Brisbane Australia. He then held various senior positions and led international firms, including American Express, Ernst & Young, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He was recipient of the American Express Worldwide Chairman’s Award in 1993 and remain as the only Indonesian to have received the award.
In 2005 he founded HD Asia Advisory, a government and policy advisory firm in Indonesia. He has worked extensively as advisor to many investors, corporations and foreign governments, as well as Indonesian central and local government agencies on investment, market entry, urban planning and infrastructure projects. Mr Djonoputro is the co-founder of the Indonesian Most Livable City Index, a benchmark study to promote livability and competitiveness of Indonesian cities. His distinguished achievements and experiences have made him well versed in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) scheme for Indonesia.