Joris van Etten

Senior Urban Development Specialist
, Cities Development Initiative for Asia
Profile / Bio: 

As Senior Urban Development Specialist, Joris van Etten is out-posted by ADB’s Southeast Asia Urban and Water Division to the ADB Indonesia Resident Mission. He oversees the processing and administration of all future and ongoing urban projects in Indonesia financed by ADB. Prior to moving to Indonesia, Joris was with ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department and coordinated ADB’s Smart Cities work, and helped draft ADB’s Livable Cities operational priority plan. He, among others, managed Cities Development Initiative for Asia and helped establish the ADB managed US$ 14 million ASEAN – Australia Smart Cities Trust Fund. 


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Keynote Presentation: Smart Cities – Going from Best Practice to Next Practice 10 March 2022 Slides ICT, Industry and Trade, Urban Development
ADB's Urban Development Support in Indonesia 04 August 2021 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Finance
Building back smarter for more resilient ASEAN cities 18 March 2021 Slides Urban Development, ICT
ADB Perspectives on Smart City 02 March 2018 Slides Climate Change, Social Development and Protection, Transport, Urban Development, Water
Water and Urban Development (Overview) 22 March 2017 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Water, Urban Development
Achieving Sustainable and Resilient Cities: What Does It Take? 02 March 2015 Slides Urban Development, Climate Change, Environment