Indriany Lionggo

Academic Assistant, Urban Economic Development and Resilience

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Indriany Lionggo is an Urban Economics and Development Resilience specialist with a background in Architecture studies. She has a comprehensive theoretical knowledge in the fields of urban design, economic growth, innovation, and place-based action planning with a demonstrated working experience both in the Higher Education industry and Architecture firms. Her expertise includes theories on the fundamental urban and regional economic processes that explain economic competitiveness, resilience, and quality of life for cities, to develop the ability to analyse and govern these processes. She has been trained in quantitative research skills and understands the fundamental concepts of statistics regression analysis.

Indriany works as an academic assistant for Urban Economic Development and Resilience (UEDR). She supports the organisation and management of the master and short courses in the specialisation. She has coordinated a one-week Action Planning as part of the master programme and has developed resources for one of the master’s thematic areas at IHS. She is now involved in project management and acquisition related to proposal writing, content contribution, project execution, communication and coordination of project partners, and administrative support in several tailored-made-trainings (TMTs) funded by Nuffic.

In addition to her work at IHS, she works at C40 Cities Climate Change Leadership Group as a workshop coordinator for the Climate Adaptation Academy based in Rotterdam. The academy consists of an Adaptation Masterclass which provides training for policymakers on the basics of adaptation planning, and a City Leadership Symposium which focuses on capacity building of decision-makers on adaptation planning. She is involved in developing the academy planning, from giving sessions, managing event logistics in coordination with the cities, to liaising with the financial and legal team to ensure all expenses are in line with both C40 protocol and requirements. Her expertise includes climate change environment in terms of tackling climate change by identifying and supporting innovative actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create resilient, sustainable and low carbon cities.

She is interested in the topic of urban planning in a city and its characteristics to make a city thrive in the perspective of social, environmental, economics. Similarly, she is fascinated to combine her urban planning knowledge and the relationship between cities and climate change in the topic of tackling climate change and driving urban action that reduces greenhouse gas emissions as well as climate risks while increasing the health, wellbeing and economic opportunities of all urban citizens.