Bambang Susantono

Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development
Profile / Bio: 

Mr. Bambang Susantono is the Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Mr. Susantono is responsible for the management of ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, and the 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 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
Opening Remarks 19 March 2021 Slides 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 Equity
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
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
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 Multimedia Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management
Keynote Statement 05 September 2016 Document 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