Bambang Susantono

, Nusantara National Capital Authority Indonesia
Profile / Bio: 

Bambang Susantono is the Chairman of the Nusantara National Capital Authority of the Republic of Indonesia since March 2022. The agency, a ministerial-level body directly under the President, is in charge of planning and constructing Indonesia’s new capital, as well as overseeing the government’s transition to the new city and eventually becoming its administrator.

Among other activities in international organizations, he currently serves as a member in the United Nations’ High-Level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters, the Islamic Development Bank Institute’s board of trustees, Bloomberg New Economy Council for Cities, and Tech for Good Institute’s advisory board.

Mr. Bambang Susantono served as the Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). 

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 the 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 Ph.D. 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.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Featured Keynote (Afternoon Session) 30 March 2023 Multimedia Private Sector, Climate Change, Energy, Environment
Toward a more natural cityscape | SDG Action ( 27 February 2022 Document Environment
Opening Plenary, Inspiring Keynote Speech, and Seaside Chat 26 January 2022 Multimedia Environment, Finance, ICT, Water
Remarks: ADB's Support on UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016 2025) 02 December 2021 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources, Health, Gender Equality, Social Development and Protection
[SPEECH] Closing Remarks 25 November 2021 Multimedia Gender Equality
[VIDEO] Closing Session 25 November 2021 Multimedia ADB Administration and Governance
16th Global Forum on Human Settlements 27 October 2021 Slides Urban Development
Welcome Remarks 25 October 2021 Slides Governance and Public Sector Management, ADB Administration and Governance
Opening Remarks: ADB Strategy 2030 2030―A Full Spectrum of Finance + Knowledge 04 October 2021 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources, Knowledge Management
Opening Remarks 29 September 2021 Slides ADB Administration and Governance
Opening Remarks 23 August 2021 Slides Education
Setting the Scene: A Just and Affordable Transition toward Net Zero 22 July 2021 Slides Climate Change, Energy, Environment
Remarks 28 June 2021 Multimedia Agriculture and Natural Resources
VPKM Bambang Susantono for IDAHOTB 2021 14 May 2021 Multimedia Gender Equality
Creating Livable Asian Cities (Speech) 29 April 2021 Document Urban Development, Environment, ICT, Energy, Transport
Keynote Speech 19 April 2021 Slides Governance and Public Sector Management
Opening Remarks 19 March 2021 Document Agriculture and Natural Resources
Health Ministers Meeting on Universal Health Coverage on Asia and the Pacific 14 September 2020 Slides Health
Closing Remarks: Promoting Gender Equality in COVID-19 Response and Recovery 10 September 2020 Slides Gender Equality
International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies 2020: Clean Air for a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous Society 07 September 2020 Slides Climate Change, Environment
Fast Tracking the SDGs: Driving Transformations in Asia and the Pacific 02 September 2020 Slides Capacity Development, Health, Knowledge Management
Transport in Developing Asia’s New Normal 28 August 2020 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Transport
Building Asia and the Pacific Back Better 20 August 2020 Slides Water, Health, Disaster Risk Management, ADB Administration and Governance
Opening Remarks 07 August 2020 Slides ADB Administration and Governance
Nonperforming Loans in Asia: Issues and Challenges 10 February 2020 Slides Economics, Finance
Opening Remarks - 8th International Skills Forum 27 August 2019 Slides Capacity Development, Education, ICT
Welcome Remarks: The Power of People through Partnership 18 June 2019 Slides Energy
Welcome Remarks 06 November 2018 Slides Capacity Development, Knowledge Management
Opening Remarks 02 October 2018 Slides Water
Welcome Remarks during the 2nd Asia Finance Forum 08 November 2017 Slides Finance, ICT
Keynote Statement 05 September 2016 Document Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management
Keynote Statement 05 September 2016 Multimedia Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management
Welcome Address - Financial Inclusion in the Digital Economy 24 May 2016 Document Finance, ICT
Welcome Remarks - External Support for Decentralization Reforms and Local Governance Systems in the Asia-Pacific: Better Performance, Higher Impact? 25 August 2015 Document Governance and Public Sector Management