Putu Martasunu Kamayana

Putu Martasunu Kamayana

Putu Martasunu Kamayana- Former Country Director, Cambodia at ADB

Member of Advisory Board
He has served 9 years in the United Nations Development Programme in both Bangladesh and Indonesia field offices, and in the New York headquarters.

About Putu Martasunu Kamayana

Puttu Martasunu Kamayana is a national of Indonesia and retired in May 2014 from the Asian Development Bank after over 18 years of service. In his final assignment in ADB, he spearheaded ADB’s re-engagement with the Government of Myanmar, as its first representative from July 2012 following the country’s re-opening to the international community in 2011, and established ADB’s first resident mission in Myanmar. He coordinated ADB’s effort to assist the Government of Myanmar to clear its loan arrears with ADB, working closely with senior officials of the Governments of Myanmar and Japan and the World Bank.

Before joining ADB, he served 9 years in the United Nations Development Programme in both the Bangladesh and Indonesia field offices, and in the New York headquarters with responsibilities ranging from planning and implementing technical assistance in regional cooperation, transport and energy infrastructure, urban development and governance sectors, to program monitoring and heading the finance and administration section of one of UNDP’s largest field offices.

After 5 years professional experience as an architect in the United States, earning a license to practice architecture in the State of California and an MBA, Mr. Kamayana returned to Indonesia in 1982 where he was engaged in planning a new city on an island adjacent to Singapore as well as improving management practices in a well-established national architecture and engineering consulting firm.