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The Honorable Ambassador Scot Marciel

U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia

Scot Marciel was confirmed by the Senate of the United States of America to serve as Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia. Prior to his confirmation, Ambassador Marciel served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for the East Asia and Pacific Bureau, which is responsible for relations with Southeast Asia, and concurrently as Ambassador for ASEAN Affairs.

Dr. John D. Kasarda,

author of "Aerotropolis" and Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School - University of North Carolina

John D. Kasarda is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Director of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School. Dr. Kasarda also heads up the Institute's Center for Air Commerce. He has published more than 100 articles and ten books on airport cities, aviation infrastructure, urban economic development, and competitiveness. He is frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, and international media. Dr. Kasarda has offered numerous executive programs on air logistics, firm siting, global supply-chain management, and airport area development to multinational firms such as Boeing, Airbus, FedEx, Lufthansa, DHL, Thai Airways International, Caterpillar Logistics, Prudential Real Estate, Bank of America and Deloitte & Touche. He also chairs the annual Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition and has been an advisor to airports around the globe. Under his leadership, the Kenan Institute was named the world's top air logistics educational institution by The International Air Cargo Association for its work on airports and economic development


Mr. Randy J. Tinseth

Vice President – Marketing, Boeing

Randy Tinseth is vice president, Marketing, for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, a position he’s held since April 2007. Tinseth is responsible for marketing efforts across Commercial Airplanes’ entire family of products and services – contributing to planning and product development, understanding and communicating market requirements and the market outlook and supporting market positioning and sales activities. Tinseth hosts the Boeing blog, “Randy’s Journal,” http://boeingblogs.com/randy/, which to date has had more than three million unique visitors. Starting his Boeing career in 1981 as a flight test engineer, Tinseth has held a number of positions in Sales, Marketing and Engineering. In his previous role as Customers Leader for the 747-8 Program, Tinseth was responsible for developing marketing and in-service support strategies for the new 747-8 airplane, executing sales, and working with the customer base. He also served as director of Product and Services Marketing, responsible for marketing Boeing’s commercial airplanes and services to airlines, financial institutions and other constituencies globally. Born in Kalispell, Mont., Tinseth holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University, and in 1986, he received a master’s in business administration from Seattle University.

Mr. Steven B. Morris

Senior Vice President, HOK

As an Architect and Engineer, Steven has more than 25 years of experience in professional aviation and transportation consulting, enterprise and commercial management, program management, planning-design-engineering management, client and government relations, operations management, project finance and due diligence, project assessment and management for both commercial and public works programs. He has served as a project manager/director on major programs as well as supported major aviation projects including planning, design and construction on five continents.


Mr. Douglas F. Goldberg

President, Landrum & Brown

During a career spanning 29 years, Mr. Goldberg has focused on formulating, defining, and securing stakeholder buy-in for the successful realization of complex, time-critical airport development programs throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, the South Pacific and the Middle East. As President of Landrum & Brown’s international division, Mr.Goldberg is responsible for leading the firm’s airport planning and strategic advisory services for assignments outside the United States. Mr.Goldberg has participated in master planning studies, strategic plans, and operational analyses for more than 50 airports throughout the world, including extensive work in the United States, Greater China, Korea, India, U.A.E., Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand. With a background in operations research, Mr.Goldberg’s areas of special expertise are airport capacity planning and airfield layout planning. He is particularly experienced in providing the analysis and support necessary to define and secure stakeholder approvals for the implementation of cost-effective airport development programs. Mr.Goldberg has earned a reputation for providing expert, hands-on strategic and technical planning support from the master planning process through advanced planning, design, construction, commissioning and operation of major airport development projects.

Mr. Neil Bentley

Managing Director Aviation Asia, AECOM

Neil Bentley is responsible for the aviation market sector within the Transportation business line in Asia including China, India and South East Asia and is based in Hong Kong. Neil has a wealth of airport management, master planning, facilities planning, concept design, design management, operational, commercial and engineering experience accumulated over the last 23 years of full time airport related employment and over 29 years as an engineering professional. Neil was the Project Manager for the recent Hong Kong Airport Master Plan 2030 Study and is currently Project Director for the Brunei Airport Expansion and for numerous other planning and development projects in Asia including Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Philippines, India and China.

Mr. Alan M Hewitt

Transportation Vertical Manager, Cisco Systems

Alan M Hewitt Is the Cisco Systems, Vertical Manager Transportation, working globally in an advisory enablement roll from Cisco Transportation Customers, working from Concept, through Design, Solution Development, Delivery, and on-going Operational Management for Transportation Projects. Cisco’s Transportation, and logistics vertical covers form Aviation, Maritime, Road, and Rail. Alan has engaged with Public Sector Government Bodies, Private Sector Business’s; focused on projects for Airports, Seaports, Railheads, River, Canal infrastructures! Cisco’s work has been in helping develop intelligent Intermodal, Multimodal, Transportation and Logistics, Technology IT and Communication Solutions, from a single Airport, Seaport, to a national, international Transportation infrastructure, working from a single airport, seaport, Railhead engagement, up to AEROTROPOLIS, Logistic Cities, Mega City.. Such as Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Athens, Beijing, to name but a few, developing as part of a THE global Transportation, and Logistics network! Alan has actively involved with Global Transportation and logistics solution, development, and delivery for over 35 years, Alan lives in Dubai with his family, and has been actively involved in the ITC development of Emerging Middle East, Africa Projects for the last 20 years, I have watch Dubai grow out of the desert, from a simple trading sea port, all the way through to the Global, Financial, Logistics, and Transportation HUB it is today. Alan has been with Cisco for over 12 years

Mr. T.J. Chen, P.E

Regional Director, Zodiac Aerospace

T.J. joined the EMAS Division of Engineered Arresting Systems Corporation (ESCO) – a Zodiac Aerospace company, headquartered in Aston, Pennsylvania, in September of 2011 as a Regional Director. He is responsible for Asian countries in the Pacific Rim. T.J. has over 15 years of experience in airport design, construction, and program management. Prior to joining ESCO, T.J. worked at the San Francisco Airports District Office of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a program manager for 8 years. As a FAA program manager, he managed airport improvement projects at 30+ airports and was the project leader for many complex airport improvement projects which included terminal construction, airfield construction, runway safety area improvements and EMAS installations. He has in-depth knowledge of FAA design standards, safety requirements, construction specifications and construction practices. T.J. received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University in San Jose, California, and a graduate of FAA’s Program for Emerging Leaders. He is also a registered professional engineer (P.E.) in California.

Mr. Jim L.Martin

Managing Director, ARINC Asia Pacific Division

Mr. Martin has over 25 years experience in the airport/airline industries in various operations, marketing, sales and IT positions. He joined ARINC in 1999 and has held a wide range of management and business development positions within the company.Jim is responsible for all corporate business in Asia Pacific, including the expansion of ARINC’s presence and technical infrastructure in the region. He held the position of Asia Pacific Managing Director since January 2010 and now manages the firm’s offices and operations in 11 countries throughout the region.

Mr. Mike Caflisch

Director of Flight Services Strategy & Business Development, Boeing

Mr. Caflisch has over thirty years of experience in the aviation industry. During his career he has worked in a number of different aviation disciplines including aircraft performance engineering, avionics systems and integration engineering, software development, product management, marketing and sales, strategy, and business development.After starting his career with Republic Airlines, Mr. Caflisch has held key leadership roles with Honeywell, APU, Jeppesen, and The Boeing Company. Caflisch holds a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics from the University of Minnesota and a master of business administration from the University of St. Thomas.Currently, Mr. Caflisch is the Director of Strategy & Business Development for Boeing’s Flight Services business, a unit of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. In this position, he is responsible for global business development activities and development of business unit strategy.

Mr. Alexander Wendler

Managing Director, Macquarie Capital

Alex is member of Macquarie Capital’s infrastructure advisory team based in Sydney and leads the team’s activities in airport advisory. Over the last 12 years Alex has advised key infrastructure players on airport acquisitions and financings in Australia, Asia, the US and Europe. From 2005 to 2008 Alex worked for MAp Airports in acquisitions and asset management. Alex joined Macquarie in 2005, after five years in corporate finance at Deutsche Bank.

Mr. Jeff Scheferman

President and CEO, ADC & HAS Airports Worldwide

Mr. Scheferman has over 15 years of experience in airport privatization, operations and commercial real-estate development. His positions have included Managing Director of Airport Group Australia, the Australian subsidiary of Airport Group International which was responsible for the successful acquisition of 5 Australian airports to include Perth, Darwin, Alice Springs, Hobart, and Tenant Creek. He was later AGI’s Regional Director of Latin America, responsible for the concession and operation of Bolivia’s three major airports, including La Paz, Santa Cruz, and Cochabamba. He was also responsible for AGI’s business development activities in the region.

Mr. Karthi Gajendran

President of Airport Development, GVK

Karthi Gajendran is currently serving as the President, Airport Development and Transportation for GVK Group. In this role, Mr. Gajendran is responsible for development and delivery of major capital programs as well as new business development in the Airport and Transportation markets. GVK is the largest private airport operator in India. Under the Public Private Partnership (“PPP”) Program GVK owns and manages India’s busiest airport, the Mumbai International Airport and India’s fastest growing airport, Bangalore International Airport. GVK is responsible for financing, developing and operating these airports under a 60 years concession with Government of India. GVK is also developing two Greenfield airports in North Bali and Yogyakarta in collaboration with Government of Indonesia. Mr. Gajendran is responsible for managing the multibillion dollar development and expansion program.


Mr. Donald Ward

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration

Donald Ward was recently selected to serve as the Senior FAA Representative for Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Don arrived at post in Singapore in January 2012 and is responsible for the agency’s efforts to improve aviation safety, strengthen FAA relations with the region, and advance global harmonization. Don came to Singapore from his previous assignment in Brussels as the Air Traffic Organization representative to Europe, Middle East, and Africa. While in Brussels, Don led the effort to harmonize the Single European Sky ATM Research program (SESAR) with the FAA NextGen modernization effort. Don has worked in the aviation field for 20 years and has held management positions in both private industry and for the FAA. Don previously served as the director for System Operation Programs and has an extensive back ground in Traffic Flow Management and Collaborative Decision Making. Don has also chaired several work groups for the Civil Air Navigation Service Organization (CANSO). Before joining the FAA, Don worked in private industry for on various large-scale IT integration, modernization, and network management programs.

Mr. Justin Powell

Director, Leigh Fisher

Mr. Justin Powell has 16 years of experience in airport development, finance and privatization, transportation logistics management, cargo route development, and operations planning. Much of that experience is international, including the Pacific Rim, Central and South America, and the Middle East. In 1996, Justin led a project team in a valuation analysis and market study of the major international airports in Thailand and Indonesia, as part of a build-operate-transfer feasibility study. He has recently provided financial and strategic analyses and forecasts for the international airports serving Abu Dhabi, Delhi, Denver, Guam, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Houston, and Nagoya.

Dato’ Azmi Murad

Senior General Manager of Operations Services, Malaysia Airports Holdings

Dato’ Azmi Murad started his aviation career in 1970 with the Department of Civil Aviation as an Air Traffic Controller.  From 1984 until  April 1998, he had served as Airport Manager for several domestic and international airports in Malaysia and later at KL International Airport (KLIA) when it opened in 1998 as Head of Operations, Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn. Bhd. His 14 years’ experience as Airport Manager at various airports has since provided him with substantial experience and management acumen of airport operations. He then held various senior management positions covering different portfolios, namely General Manager of Sepang International Circuit in 2000, General Manager of Corporate Communications an Air Traffic Services in 2001, and later General Manager of Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn. Bhd. in 2004 before attaining his current position in June 2006. Dato’ Azmi sat on the Airport Council International (ACI) World Facilitation and Services Standing Committee as the Chairman (until November 2011).

Mr. Peter Stubbs

Strategic Account Leader Airports Systems and Critical Infrastructure Protection, Honeywell Building Solutions South Asia Pacific

Peter has over 26 years experience with Honeywell. His first 14 years were as Project Engineer/Manager implementing integrated facility control systems on many key projects across Australia, with a focus on mission critical security & surveillance. Over the last 12 years Peter has worked in a Business Development/Sales roles specialising in the design, specification and pricing associated with the sale of large and complex Integrated Life Safety and Security Solutions for a range of markets including Airports, as well as Commercial Buildings, Casinos, Industrial Sites, Correctional Facilities, and Rail Transport solutions.

Mr. V. Raman Narayanan

Regional Head - Asean Affairs & Government Relations, Air Asia

Raman joined AirAsia as Regional Head of Communications in 2009. An award-winning journalist, he began his career with The New Straits Times in 1973 before moving to The Star in 1977. He was named “Reporter of the Year” in the inaugural Malaysian Press Institute’s awards in 1982. In 1988, he left for the United States, joining The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, where he served as Opinion Page Editor. During his tenure, the AJC won several national awards for the section. In 1999, he became an editor at CNN International. In 2002, he moved back to the AJC as International Editor. He returned to Malaysia in 2007, serving as a media consultant to AirAsia before joining the airline full-time. In late 2010, Raman moved to the Group CEO’s Office to assume the newly created position of Regional Head, Asean Affairs and Government Relations. In 2011, he moved to AirAsia’s new regional headquarters in Jakarta, the AirAsia asean office, where he heads Asean Affairs and Government Relations for the entire AirAsia Group.


Mr. C.W. Lee

CEO, Incheon Airports

President and CEO of Incheon International Airport. Incheon is one of the world's best airport that has already won Airport Service Quality Award from the Airport Council International (ACI) for 7 consecutive years. This airport is one of the success stories of the airport development who have implemented the "Airport City" concept. The implementation of this concept at Incheon, not only developed the airport itself, but also provide a multiplier effect to the development of its surrounding area regionally and even nation wide and at a global level. The Airport was developed in 2001, employs approximately 35,000 workers, with the contribution revenues of USD 16 billion dollars. Incheon Airport has become the generators of regional economic activities in South Korea.

Mr. Carlos Y. Kaduoka

Vice President Business Management, Airport Solutions – Asia Pacific, SITA

Carlos Kaduoka is Vice President at SITA, responsible for all airport-related businesses in Asia Pacific. He is Brazilian-Japanese and experienced business strategist, with vast aviation experience on a broad range of IT projects for both airlines and airports. He created the IT Outsourcing practice as result of his participation in the Dusseldorf Airport IT Outsourcing project. He also conducted and managed projects for the development and implementation of IT Strategy / IT Master Plan, as well as consultancy to develop an IT Commercialisation model for airports in US, Malta, Italy, Panama, Argentina, and China. Before joining SITA, Carlos was station manager for VARIG Brazilian Airlines in Hong Kong. He has a post-graduate degree in Financial Economics from London University, a Master’s in Air Transport Management (focused on airport performance) from Cranfield University (England). Also at Cranfield University he is currently pursuing his doctorate researching the impact of IT on airport performance. He is also a guest lecturer on Airport Management Systems at Cranfield University.

Mr. Bill Matz

Managing Director, The (Strategic Airport Planning) S-A-P Group

Mr. Bill A. Matz is Managing Director of The S-A-P Group, an aviation consultancy that provides strategic planning services for airports and other aviation-related clients in the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East. Based in Bangkok and San Francisco, Mr. Matz has assisted government and private operators with the creation of commercial and strategic planning projects for airports around the region. Over the last three years, The S-A-P Group has performed a greater number of strategic business and development plans for airports in the Asia-Pacific region than any other company.

Mr. Azam Khan

Principal Investment Officer, Infrastructure East Asia and Pacific, IFC

Azam joined IFC in 1998, transactions in Structure Finance, microfinance and banking investments in the Central Capital Markets Division of IFC. Subsequently, headed the Private Equity Investments in South Asia from 2003-2008, and built strong pipeline of private equity funds and led high visibility transactions for IFC. From 2008 to 2011 led IFC's private equity business in East Asia. While heading private equity business in both East Asia and South Asia, he has been earmarked as Global structuring specialist for all Infrastructure and Distressed debt funds and negotiated transactions with lead players in respective sectors in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Russia. During more than decade of private equity investments, built strong relationships with private equity and debt fund managers globally. Prior to joining IFC, Azam pursued an extensive career in engineering and finance in Pakistan and Middle East. He holds a Master of Engineering and MBA degrees from Purdue University, Indiana, USA.


His Excellency Dahlan Iskan

Minister of State-Owned Enterprises


Dr. Bambang Susantono

Vice Minister of Transportation

Dr Susantono is the Vice Minister of Transportation Department, Republic of Indonesia. Beside in the government, he is also the President of Indonesia Transport Society; Vice President of East Asia Society of Transportation Studies (EASTS) based in Tokyo, Japan; and member of Board of Trustee of the Southsouth North Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr. Bambang Susantono holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the Bandung Institute of Technology, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) in Transportation Engineering, a Master of City and Regional Planning (MCP), and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), all from the University of California at Berkeley. He teaches at the Graduate Program of Civil Engineering at the University of Indonesia

Mr. Yasin Limpo

Governor, South Sulawesi Province and Chairman, Association of Provincial Governments



Mr. Hadi Prasetyo

Assistant for Economic and Development, East Java Provincial Government



Mr. Emirsyah Satar

CEO, Garuda Indonesia and President of INACA

CEO of Garuda Indonesian and Chairman of the Indonesian National Air Carriers Association (INACA), under the leadership of Mr. Emirsyah Satar, Garuda Indonesia entered in the list of Skytrax four-star airline, which means that the performance and service of Garuda Indonesia equivalent with the 4 stars hotel. Garuda Indonesia has also been awarded as the Best Improved International Airline among the other world class airlines with 91 percent of passengers declared very satisfied with its service. For more improvement, in 2012 Garuda will join the SkyTeam airline alliance.

Mr. Tommy Soetomo

President Director, Angkasa Pura 1

Born in Cimahi, West Java on January 17, 1960, Tommy Soetomo started his career in Bukopin Bank in 1987 upon completion of his Accounting degree in Padjadjaran University, Bandung until his last position as Assistant Vice President Treasury in 1993. He received a Superior Performance award while joining Advance Bank Management program in Asian Institute of Management, Manila in 1989. His various prior positions include as Finance Director then as Vice President in Induk KUD (1994-1995), Director of Treasury and Overseas Bank Muamalat Indonesia (1996), Director of Credit bank Intan (1996), Finance Director then as Vice President PT Abdi Bangsa, Tbk. (1999-2002), also as Expert Staff for State Owned Enterprise Minister (2006). In year 2006, he became Finance Director of PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) and then appointed as President Director of PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) since July 27, 2010.

Mr. Tri Sunoko

President Director, Angkasa Pura 2



Mr. Bambang Tjahjono

Director of Airport, Directorate General of Civil Aviation


Mr. Risdianto W. Charis

Country Sales Manager, System Solutions, Motorola Solutions Indonesia

Risdianto is currently Country Sales Manager for System Solutions Business at Motorola Solutions Indonesia. He is responsible to co-ordinate and to manage Motorola radio trunking system business across Indonesia for the Headquarters.

He has more than 18 years of experience, of which in last 10 years in the IT and communication technology industry. He has technical engineering background obtain from Indonesia and UK universities, combined with commercial and management experience gained through his tenure with management consultancy and various multinational IT and communication technology companies.

In Motorola, Risdianto has been involving in supporting various APCO P25 and TETRA system projects, working closely with distributors to co-ordinate and support Motorola Solutions delivery to public safety, military, airport, oil&gas, mining, as well as other customers.

Mr. Budiarsa Sastrawinata

President, International Urban Dev. Association

The entrepreneur who has an extensive track record in real estate. Currently Mr. Budiarsa also served as President of INTA since 2008. International Association of Urban Development called INTA is a global association whose members consist of urban policy makers and practitioners to share knowledge, experience and tools integrated territorial development. INTA was born in 1976 in Paris as an international association of new cities.

Mr. Rusdi Kirana

President Director and Co-Founder, Lion Air

Rusdi Kirana did not really know where to begin when he was starting Lion Air in the late 1990s and quickly found he had to do most thigns himself. That included going to Rusia to lease Yakolev Yak-42Ds, as well as designing flight attendant uniforms, which he did with the help of three fashion books. These days Rusdi heads an airline with 4,500 employees and he no longer has to do such things on his own. But those who know him say he remains a down-to-earth guy who works long hours and is a night owl, often holding meetings into the early hours on the morning. He spends his weekends in Singapore, where his wife and three young children live. Rusdi was born in Indonesia to parents of Chinese descent. A youthful-looking 47, Rusdi has no hobbies, as he is either working or spending time with his family. He does, however, enjoys association work and is involved in groups such as the Indonesian National Air Carriers Association and his school reunion organizing committee. He has an economics degree from a local university.

Dr. Hc. Ir. Ciputra

Legend of an Indonesian Real Estate Developer

An engineer and a successful property entrepreneurs in Indonesia. His name is legendary through projects built property which has now evolved into an independent city (Ancol, Bintaro, BSD, etc..) And a factor of economic growth in surrounding communities.


Mr. Tanri Abeng

Publisher of Globe Media.

Tanri Abeng is the Icon of Indonesian Professional Manager. Dub as One Billion Rupiahs Manager since 2 decades ago. In March 1998, Tanri Abeng was appointed by President Soeharto as Indonesia’s first Minister for State Owned Enterprises overseeing 159 state-owned corporations. Mr. Abeng was given the challenge not only of restructuring the State sectors but also of undertaking the huge task of creating a new Ministry from scratch. Under the next President Habibie’s term, Mr. Abeng was reappointed in the same Ministerial position. Tanri Abeng has occupied top executive positions in government, multinationals and national corporations for over three decades in Indonesia. Mr. Abeng has also made extensive contributions to governmental and non-governmental civic organizations throughout his illustrious career including, 8 years as Chairman of Tourism Promotion Board, 5 years as a member of the National Education Advisory Board, as well as, spending 9 years as an elected member of the People’s Consultative Assembly (the highest legislative body of the Republic of Indonesia).

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