President, Indonesian Association of Urban and Regional Planners (IAP)
Hendricus Andy Simarmata is an urban planner with more than 20 years of experience in research, consultancy, and advocacy in the field of sustainable urban development.
He earned his Ph.D. in Development Studies from one of the leading research universities in Germany, The University of Bonn, in August 2015.
After completing his doctoral studies, Mr. Simarmata has served as a lecturer at the Urban Development Studies Postgraduate Program and Master Program of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Indonesia.
He is also the founder of HAS consulting and since November 2019, has served as the President of the Indonesian Association of Urban and Regional Planners. In addition, since May 2020, he has been selected as one of the ISOCARP Scientific Committee members.