Joris Van Etten

Senior Urban Development Specialist, ADB

Mr. Joris van Etten, Senior Urban Development Specialist at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), is the concurrent Unit Head of CDIA.

Joris has been working on urbanization issues for almost 20 years. Besides being based in Indonesia, Vietnam, Kenya and the Philippines, he has worked with cities in over 30 countries to strengthen their urban management and infrastructure delivery.

Prior to ADB, Mr. Van Etten worked to support sustainable urban development with GIZ, UN-HABITAT, the European Commission and the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies.

Mr. Van Etten holds a Bachelor degree in Public Administration and Public Policy, and a Master’s degree in International Public Administration and Public Policy specializing in Urban Management in Developing Countries both from the University of Twente, the Netherlands.


Tel: +63 2 6831443

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