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KDI - Korea Development Institute

KDI - Korea Development Institute



Setting the Context for Infrastructure Investment as Catalyst for Sustainable Recovery and Climate-resilient Transition
Day 1 / Oct. 31, GKEDC Center

Registration and Networking(Hall) / Organizers’ Brief (Secretariat)

Opening Ceremony
  • Opening Remarks Jongkyu Lee Senior Vice President, Chief Management Officer, KDI
  • Welcoming Remarks Jungyoon Oh Director of Public-Private Partnership Policy Division, MOEF
  • Keynote Speech Seungju Baek Deputy Dean, ADBI

Coffee Break

Session 1: Advancing PPPs for sustainable recovery in times of limited fiscal space
  • Presentation 1Sujin Park Director of Public-Private Partnership Policy Division, MOEF of Korea
  • Presentation 2Takkyung Kim  Director of PPP Division, PIMAC KDI
  • Presentation 3Jongyearn Lee  Professor, KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Session 2: Issues and challenges in mobilization of private sector funds on infrastructure investment
  • Presentation 1Catherine Lopez Fong Undersecretary, Privatization and Corporate Affairs Group, Department of Finance - Philippines
  • Presentation 2 Keun Jung Lee  Professor, Inha University in Tashkent
  • Presentation 3Riznaldi Akbar  Senior Economist, ADBI


Session 3: Building Green and Resilient Infrastructure through PPPs
  • Presentation 1Towfiqua Hoque Senior Infrastructure Finance Specialist, Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF)
  • Presentation 2 Kihoon Kwak  Operations Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Presentation 3TBD  Senior Economist, ADBI
  • Floor Discussion

Coffee Break

Session 4: Opportunities for social infrastructure through PPPs
  • Presentation 1Helen Steward Principal Markets Development Specialist, Office of Markets Development and PPP, ADB)
  • Presentation 2 Botagoz Vaissova  PPP Advisor, Office of Markets Development and PPP, ADB
  • Presentation 3Maria Lerma Advincula  PPP Advisor, Office of Markets Development and PPP, ADB
  • Floor Discussion

Q&A and Wrap-up

Day 2 / Nov. 1, GKEDC Center


  • Armenia Gayk Oganyan Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Armenia
  • Bangladesh MD Amirul Islam Joint Secretary, Finance Division, Ministry of Finance
  • Cambodia H.E. Sim Vireak Under-Secretary, State at the Ministry of Economy and Finance
  • Georgia Levan Batiashvil Deputy Chairperson, Public Private Partnership Agency
  • India Baldeo Purushartha Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance of India
  • Indonesia Kingkin Fitoriani Policy Analyst, Ministry of Public Works and Housing
  • Lao PDR Phouvong Phaophongsavath Director of Division, Ministry of Planning and Investment
  • Mongolia Badamkhand Batmunkh Specialist, Ministry of Economy and Development
  • Philippines Cynthia C. Hernandez Undersecretary & Executive Director, Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippine
  • Thailand Suthinan Puangchaiya Plan and Policy Analysis, Office of the National Economic and Development Council
  • Vietnam Nguyen Thi Linh Giang Head, Public Procurement Agency, Ministry of Planning and Investment


Session 6: Financing of climate projects
  • Presentation 1Jaesun Shim Director General of Power & Energy Finance Department, Export-Import Bank of Korea (K-EXIM)
  • Presentation 2 Wonsuk HanHead of ESG Planning team, Korea Development Bank (KDB)
  • Presentation 3Seunghwan Lee  Head of Project Strategy Team, Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development Corporation (KIND)
  • Floor Discussion

Coffee Break

Session 7: Long-term perspective of infrastructure investment for a sustainable future
  • Presentation 1Steven Hong        Commercial Head, Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC)
  • Presentation 2Kyongae Park     Deputy Director of PPP Division, PIMAC, KDI
  • Presentation 3Masaki Matsukawa     Deputy Director of Private Finance Initiative Promotion Office, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
  • Floor Discussion

Overall Discussion, way forward and closing remarks

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