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This special event brings together global and local experts to discuss evidence-based implementation efforts to net-zero buildings.

We welcome you, as an important stakeholder in the vital process of effectively decarbonizing the building sector, to attend in-person:

CORE Udayana University

Tuesday 30th May, 2023


This event will share leading insights from key experts who are doing this work right now. Hear more about how global experience and local expertise can work together to drive powerful on-the-ground solutions on a pathway to net-zero.

The event will include:

  • 15:00: 15:15 Welcome and opening remarks 
  • 15:25 – 15:35 Global Perspective on Net Zero Emission Pathway in Building Sector presented by Dr. Peter Graham, Executive Director of GBPN and Associate Professor in Architecture at Monash University
  • 15:35 – 16:00 Expert panel bringing together global & local experts to discuss evidence-based implementation efforts to net-zero buildings. Featuring Ir. Ida Bagus Setiawan, ST., M.Si., Head of Manpower, and Energy and Mineral Resources Agency, Provincial Government of Bali;
    I Nyoman Satya Kumara, PhD, CORE Udayana University; GBPN Board members, Ms. Jane Henley, Dr. Lee Siew Eang, Ms. Mili Majumdar, Dr. Sunita Purushottam.
  • 16:00 – 16:20 Interactive Q&A session with panel & audience.
  • 16:20 – 16:45 Student Panel Session featuring presentation from Udayana University students.
  • 16:45 – 16:50 Wrap-up with GBPN Senior advisor, Sandra Pranoto.
  • 16:50 – 17:00 Closing Remarks from Prof. Ida Ayu Dwi Giriantari, PhD., Head of CORE Udayana.

Please register your interest in attending using the form below so we can reserve space for you, as seating is limited. 

Expert Contributors

Mr. Ir. Ida Bagus Setiawan, ST., M.Si.

Head of Manpower, and Energy and Mineral Resources Agency, Provincial Government of Bali

Ida Bagus Setiawan earned his master’s degree from the University of Gajah Mada and Professional Engineer from Udayana University. He has extensive experience in working on policy formulation and implementation to support and promote renewable energy and clean energy development in Bali. As part of his current roles, together with the key agencies and other key stakeholders, he promotes better private non- private collaboration for local development program implementation.

Ms. Mili Majumdar

GBPN Board Member, Managing Director of Green Business Certification Institute Pvt Ltd, India and Senior Vice President, USGBC

As Managing Director of Green Business Certification Institute Pvt Ltd, India and Senior Vice President, USGBC, Mili is responsible for technical adaptation and customization of the portfolio of rating systems of GBCI for the Asia Pacific region. An architecture graduate and a building technologies specialist, Mili has more than two decades of experience in the field of energy, green buildings, climate resilient housing, city planning, urban transportation and environment with a focus on sustainable development of habitats.

I Nyoman Satya Kumara, Ph.D

Faculty of Engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering, CORE Udayana

Satya Kumara has been educated in Indonesia and the UK and taught subjects including Power Electronics, Electric Drive, Electrical Energy Conversion Technology,  Renewable Energy Technology, Smart grid, Energy Management, and English in Electrical Engineering.  His research interests include electric drive, renewable energy,  energy management, and smart systems.

Dr Sunita Purushottam

GBPN Board Member, Head of Sustainability at Mahindra Lifespace Developers

Dr. Purushottam is a Fellow of the Royal Met Society, London, and Certified GHG emissions quantifier. She has over 25 years of sustainability strategy and environmental consultancy experience in the areas of environmental impact assessment; air pollution modelling and meteorology; GHG emissions inventory and carbon offsets; carbon neutrality strategy; waste management strategy; and water risk, technology solutions for sustainability and CSR. Sunita has worked with regulatory bodies in the UK and India and has a deep understanding of Climate Change Science and adaptation.

Ms. Jane Henley

GBPN Board Member, Management Consultant

At the forefront of International Green Building movement for more than 13 years, Jane lead the World Green Building Council from 2010-2015 as doubled its size. Jane has advised governments on Green Building policies, participated in a number of UNFCCC COPs, as well as advised on UN 10YFP program development. She was a director of the United Nations Sustainable Building Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI) and acted as Chairperson of the popular ‘Business Case for Green Building (2013). Jane is valued for her business and finance perspective gained through her time with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group.

Dr. Lee Siew Eang

GBPN board member, Co-director of the Building Energy Efficiency Hub at the National University of Singapore (NUS)

Trained as a building scientist, Dr. Lee works in the areas of building energy performance and acoustics at the Department of Building, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is co-director of the Building Energy Efficiency Hub at NUS—a strategic initiative at the University aiming at reducing energy consumption on campus. As consultant, Dr. Lee and his team have participated in many multiple awards winning projects. He was the chair of the board of judges for ASEAN Energy Efficient Building Awards, and was awarded the ASEAN Ministers’ Meeting Award for Excellence in Energy Management.

Prof. Ir. Linawati, MEngSc. PhD

Dean of Engineering Faculty, Udayana University

Linawati was an executive director of Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) for nine years and was actively involved in developing e-learning, m-learning, and distance learning in Udayana University in collaboration with higher education institutions in Indonesia and in Asia Pacific under the World Bank support. She won many research funding and has been published in International Conferences, and Journals. She chaired international conferences, workshops, focus group discussions, seminars, and trainings which involved wide range of professionals with many backgrounds.

Dr. Ery Wijaya

Indonesia Country Manager – GBPN

Dr. Muhammad Ery Wijaya leads the GBPN Indonesia-based Team, including high-level GBPN representation in the country and building relationships with Governments, local key partners and stakeholders. Ery is an expert in energy policy and financing. He has supported the Indonesian government to develop first-of-its-kind assessments of viable energy efficiency business models, energy efficiency project financing guidelines, and enabling policies for energy efficiency programs. He has been working for more than 10 years to support innovative financing instruments and scaling up finance for renewable energy and energy efficiency. Prior to joining GBPN, he worked for almost 8 years at Climate Policy Initiative (CPI).


Sandra Pranoto

Senior Advisor of GBPN

Sandra Pranoto is an advocate of green building, policy reforms, and investment climate with over 20 years of professional experience in managing various projects in Indonesia and East Asia. At GBPN, Sandra’s various contributions also include HIDUP Policy Reform, where she supports developing and implementing a policy roadmap toward decarbonising the building sector in Indonesia. Sandra worked with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for over 15 years. Before that, she led a range of advisory services projects in IFC, working with high-level national and sub-national regulators as well as the private sector, donors, and business associations.

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Dr. Peter Graham

Executive Director of GBPN & Associate Professor in Architecture at Monash University

Dr. Peter Graham has 20 years experience in international advocacy, research and education in sustainable building design, construction, evaluation and policy. His career in sustainable building spans all levels of the industry, from the construction site to university, and from boardrooms to international negotiations. He is the Executive Director of the Global Buildings Performance Network and an Associate Professor in Architecture at Monash University, Australia. Previously he has been the Technical Advisor and past Coordinator of the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative and has a long career in academia at some of Australia’s top universities.

Prof. Ida Ayu Dwi Giriantari, Ph.D.

Head of CORE Udayana

Ida Ayu Dwi Giriantari is Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at Udayana University, Indonesia. She leads the Center for Community Based Renewable Energy (CORE) at Udayana University, which is one of seven centres of excellence in the PETUAH consortium. Her expertise straddles between Renewable Energy, Energy Management, Energy tariff, Photovoltaic, Smart Grid, High Voltage Technology, and Electric Circuit. She is a leading expert in her space and has been recognised both locally and internationally for her leadership and innovation, including in the USA.

Associate Professor Eka Permanasari

Associate Professor at Monash University, Indonesia

Eka Permanasari has led international research such as Cross-cultural Community-based Strategies for Sustainable Urban Streams in Des Moines and Jakarta, as well as the impact of the new Indonesian capital on the communities and surrounding cities. She is a researcher and has led several strategic national projects for the Jakarta government, such as the Giant Sea Wall Jakarta coastal development, the integration of Jakarta MRT and LRT lines, and Jakarta TOD urban renewal projects. As a faculty member, she has published in high-ranked journals and has also attracted research funding. She is based in Berlin, Germany.

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