William Sabandar

President Director, PT MRT Jakarta

William Sabandar, President Director of PT MRT Jakarta, is currently responsible for constructing and operating the first metro system in Indonesia. He began his career in natural disaster response, which led him to an appointment as the Director of Corporate Affairs ASEAN Secretariat. He then moved to central government, working in various departments in environmental affairs. Before becoming president of PT MRT Jakarta, William served as Head of the National Task Force for the Acceleration and Development of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation. He completed his master’s in transportation engineering at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and his doctorate in transport geography at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.


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