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Soly Iman Santoso

Position

Senior Research Fellow


Cluster

Disaster & Climate Resilience (DCR)


Mail

soly.santoso01@gmail.com


Summary

Soly Iman Santoso is an independent urban development planning specialist. He has experience working in projects related to sustainable urban development. He also has a keen interest in research topics of climate change adaptation and mitigation as well as community resilience to climate change.

Research Interest

Disaster risk management, climate change adaptation.

Education
Year Experience
2018

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Urban Environmental Management, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands.

2008

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) in Regional and City Planning, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia.

Working Experiences
Year Experience
2019

Policy and Stakeholder Engagement Specialist, WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) – Indonesia A project of Low carbon development in west Papua dan Papua Province, Indonesia.

2018

Urban Environmental Management Specialist, Citieslab A project of Livable City Index Assessment of Sukabumi City, West Java Province, Indonesia.

2015-2016

Urban Planning Specialist, Lokalaras Indonesia Institute Foundation A project of sustainable landscape design of urban public green open space for Tangerang City, Indonesia.

2014

Sustainable Spatial Planning Specialist, WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) – Indonesia REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation plus) program at Mahakam Ulu District, East Kalimantan Province (a part of The Heart of Borneo (HoB) region).

2013

Sustainable Spatial Planning Specialist, WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) – Indonesia A project of Sustainable Spatial Planning in Kutai Barat District, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

2013

Urban Planning Specialist,Urban and Regional Development Institute (URDI) Indonesia Slum Alleviation Policy and Action Plan (SAPOLA) Project The World Bank-supported project aimed to formulate policies, strategies, and action plan to alleviate the slum settlement issues in metropolitan cities in Indonesia to realize sustainable urban development.

2012

Regional Planning Advisor, Bild Consulting Company A need assessment study of State Border Regions in Indonesia.

2009-2011

GIS-based Mapping Officer, National Land Agency for Republic of Indonesia.

Other Experiences
Year Experience
2018

Research Intern at Wageningen Metropolitan Food Cluster, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

2015

Spatial Planning Specialist for Directorate General of Spatial Planning, The Ministry of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning, Republic of Indonesia A project of formulation of Quality Management Systems of Directorate General of Spatial Planning.

2014

Spatial Planning Specialist for Directorate General of Spatial Planning, Ministry of Public Works, Republic of Indonesia A project of Bureaucratic Reform of Directorate General of Spatial Planning, Ministry of Public Works, Republic of Indonesia .

Publications
    • Simarmata, H. A., Dimastanto, A., Santoso, S. I., & Kalsuma, D. 2014. Institutional barriers of low carbon development planning in Indonesian small cities. Low Carbon Economy, 5(03), 105. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/lce.2014.53011
    • Pratama, M., Wirawan, B., Maria, D., Santoso, S.I., & Bidari, G., 2015. Menata Kota Melalui Rencana Detail Tata Ruang (RDTR) [Managing City Through A Detailed Spatial Plan]. Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Andi Publisher. ISBN: 978-979-29-5412-8
Workshop and Training

  • 2014, Tropical Forest Initiative Workshop, Bridging Capacity Gaps – Addressing Deforestation from a Landscape Perspective, organized by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Presidential Work Unit of Development Supervision and Control (UKP4) of Indonesia, and School of Business and Management ITB (SBM ITB), Jakarta Indonesia.
  • 2012, Technical Training of Spatial Dynamic Model as a support system of MP3EI Spatial Policy Making in Western Indonesia Economic Corridor, supported by Indonesian Geospatial Information Agency and Ministry of National Development Planning, and organized by Consultant Companies: Damarwuri Utama and Saranaprima Data, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • 2010, Technical workshop of GIS-Based thematic mapping, Deputy of Survey and Mapping, National Land Agency of Indonesia.

Scholarship Grants

Awardee of Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education Scholarship, 2016