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Javier Coloma Brotons
Urban Development Specialist (Water Supply and Sanitation), Water and Urban Development Sector Office, Sectors Group, Asian Development Bank
Javier Coloma Brotons is an urban development specialist at the Asian Development Bank, focusing on water and sanitation in Southeast Asian countries, including Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Philippines, and Viet Nam. He has over 30 years of experience, having worked with various organizations across the globe in environmental engineering, wastewater/solid waste systems design, and construction supervision.
A livelihood project sets up night markets in border towns of the Greater Mekong Subregion and provides microfinance support to vendors.
In the Philippines, a pilot project to rehabilitate the Pasig River built community support around a low-cost waste management system.