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									Environment Specialist                                                                                 Carsten M Hüttche
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1.       PROPOSED POSITION                       :    ENVIRONMENT SPECIALIST
         FOR THIS PROJECT
2.       NAME                                    :    HUTTCHE, Carsten M
3.       DATE OF BIRTH                           :    06 May 1966
4.       NATIONALITY                             :    German / Singapore PR
5.       PERSONNEL ADDRESS                       :    8, Jalan Arnap Singapore 249314
         TELEPHONE / FAX NO                      :    (65) 97321644; Mobile: (65) 983 62201 / (65) 67321645
         E-MAIL ADDRESS                          :    carstenh@pacific.net.sg; envpro@starhub.net.sg
6.       EDUCATION                               :    MSc, Biology (Tropical Ecology), Freie Universität Berlin (FU
                                                      Berlin) in conjunction with National University of Singapore
                                                      (NUS)
7.       OTHER TRAINING                          :    Lecturing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Tropical
                                                      Ecology and Sustainable Design for degree program by Lincoln
                                                      University, New Zealand, in Singapore since 2002
                                                      “Environmental Auditing in Asia and the Indonesian Strategy
                                                      Towards Sustainable Development”, November 1994
                                                      “Planning and Design for Small-Scale Ecotourism Development
                                                      Projects”, May 2000
                                                      “Responsibility Business: Sustainability or Profitability”,
                                                      September 2004
8.       LANGUAGE AND DEGREE                     :    English       (Excellent)       French        (Good)
         OF PROFICIENCY                               German        (Native)          Indonesian (Good)
9.       MEMBERSHIP IN                           :    The Nature Society Singapore (NSS)
         PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES                       The Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR), Singapore
                                                      The Singapore Institute of Biology
10.      COUNTRIES OF WORK                       :    Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, PR China, Singapore, Thailand,
         EXPERIENCE                                   India, SAR Hong Kong, Maldives, Iran, Germany
11.      EMPLOYMENT RECORD:

Key Qualifications:                                                                              Years of experience: 13

Carsten holds a M.Sc., in Biology (Tropical Ecology) from the University of Berlin in Germany, and has some 13 years
experience in the environment sector. His first assignment in Indonesia was in 1993, and since then has worked on some
17 relevant assignments in Indonesia, and is therefore fully familiar with the AMDAL process in Indonesia, along with
other Indonesia government environmental regulations and procedures.
He is currently working on one of the ADB funded Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Support Project (ETESP)
packages as the Environment Specialist and also worked on the Inter Island Transport Project (ADB SSTA 4429-INO) in
the country, he has prepared Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) and Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA’s) in
accordance with applicable Indonesian standards, and in line with ADB requirements. In total, has prepared about 20
rapid environmental assessments, IEEs and EIAs to ADB standards, for projects up to several ten million dollars in value.
He has a good command of Bahasa Indonesian and is able to hold a technical discussion and give presentations in the
language.

        FROM                                :        1998 TO PRESENT
A.
        EMPLOYER                            :        INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT

Relevant Projects

A1.      PROJECT NAME                       :       Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Support Project, Irrigation
                                                    Component, ADB, Aceh and Nias, North Sumatra, Indonesia
         FROM                                 :     February 2006 to Present (1 month)
         POSITION HELD                        :     Environmental Specialist (Black & Veatch)
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES                :     Prepare an initial environmental examination (lEE) or environmental
         impact assessment (EIA) and a summary lEE or a summary EIA for the whole Project, in accordance with
         applicable national standards, and in line with ADB requirements.

A2.      PROJECT NAME                       :   Pilot Field Trial of Enhanced Constructed Wetlands for the
                                                Treatment of Stromwater at Kranji Reservoir, Singapore
         FROM                              :    April 2005 to Present (10 months, in progress)
         POSITION HELD                     :    Environmental Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES             :    Conducting environmental assessment of pollutants in stormwater run-
         off from urban and mixed water catchments in Singapore; designing development for stormwater treatment
         systems based on constructed wetland technology and iron-mediated nutrient removal; construction of a 1,000
Environment Specialist                                                                                   Carsten M Hüttche
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         sqm pilot system and subsequent testing of performance and function.

A3.      PROJECT NAME                        :    Rapid Environmental Assessment of Tsunami Damage to Coastal
                                                  Ecological Resources, Private, Indonesia
         FROM                                :    March 2005 (1 month)
         POSITION HELD                       :    Environmental Assessment Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES               :    Conduct rapid environmental assessment of coral reef and mangrove
         ecosystems impacted by the December 26 tsunami in Aceh. Worked as part of multi-disciplinary team to conduct
         and report research results to stakeholders. Provided inputs and prepared draft proposals for ecological and
         economic recovery in Aceh for Flora Fauna International – Aceh Programme.

A4.      PROJECT NAME                        :     Environmental Assessment for SSTA for Inter Island Transport
                                                   Project, ADB TA No 4429-INO, Indonesia
         FROM                                :     March 2005 (0.25 months)
         POSITION HELD                       :     Environmental Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES               :     Conduct environmental assessment for new proposed resettlement site
         in connection with the Sorong airport extension. Oversee all environmental issues relative to the preparation of a
         resettlement area in Sorong. Prepare a report indicating whether the area is acceptable and providing an action
         plan for environmental protection activities needed fitting ADB policy; revise as needed the PPTA final report to
         ADB.

A5.      PROJECT NAME                        :    Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment Services for Drainage
                                                  Improvement in Northern New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, PR
                                                  China
         FROM                                 :   February 2005 (0.75 months)
         POSITION HELD                        :   Environmental Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES                :   Undertake the Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) and
         obtain all necessary approval for the LVIA. Provide general advice on how to meet the requirements of Drainage
         Services Department (DSD) and represent the Client in dealing with DSD in connection with the LVIA.

A6.      PROJECT NAME                        :    Feasibility for Samut Prakarn Wastewater Treatment Project,
                                                  ADB, Thailand
         FROM                                :    January 2005 (0.5 months)
         POSITION HELD                       :    Environmental Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES               :    Provide comments and advise on seawater quality modeling of treated
         water discharge from sea outfall and subsequent ecological marine impacts.

A7.      PROJECT NAME                        :   Inter Island Transportation Project, ADB TA No 4038-INO,
                                                 Indonesia
         FROM                               :    November 2003 to present (3.5 months intermittent)
         POSITION HELD                      :    Environmental Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES              :    Develop and apply environmental evaluation criteria for proposed
         inter-island transport interventions in Eastern Indonesia. Assisting the Ministry of Communications in
         environmental evaluation of transport projects and integrating the ADB environmental assessment process
         framework with Indonesia framework (AMDAL). Assessing the capacity of stakeholders, especially
         BAPEDALDA in Eastern Indonesia in context of regional autonomy. Review and edit final project evaluations
         according to ADB Environmental Assessment Guidelines (2003) for bank’s decision making process.

A8.      PROJECT NAME                      :       RKL/RPL for Primate Breeding Facility/Riau Islands, Indonesia
         FROM                              :       May to August 2004 (4 months)
         POSITION HELD                     :       EIA (AMDAL) Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES             :       Conduct project environmental assessment process within framework
         with Indonesian legislative framework    (AMDAL); prepare and submit EIA documentation to authorities for
         approval.

A9.      PROJECT NAME                        :    Pollution Control Study (PCS) for Tuas Desalination Plant
                                                  Singspring Pte Ltd, Singapore
         FROM                                :    April to December 2003 (9 months)
         POSITION HELD                       :    Team Coordinator / Environmental Assessment Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES               :    Environmental impact assessment for Singapore’s first RO desalination
         plant according to EPCA (Environmental Pollution Control Act) of national legislation; coordinate
         environmental inputs with project process engineers for outfall configuration and location.
Environment Specialist                                                                                 Carsten M Hüttche
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A10.     PROJECT NAME                       :       Tourism Challenge Fund (PPP): Bintan Ecotourism Venture
                                                    Project, DFID, Indonesia
         FROM                                 :     July 2001 to November 2003 (15 months)
         POSITION HELD                        :     International Technical Team Leader (TA)
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES                :     The project aims to develop community-based ecotourism micro-
         enterprise for rural low income families in Indonesia. Development of a comprehensive project framework for 3-
         years. Detailed stakeholder analysis and cooperation framework development between local communities,
         regional development and private sector tourism partners. Micro-enterprise and tourism capacity building in 2
         communities. Project and staff management (7 domestic consultants). Technical and progress reporting, result-
         oriented project evaluation. As part of the ecotourism capacity building programs, the consultant also developed
         strategies and plans for sustainable resources usage on village level in Indonesia. For the community of Sungai
         Kecil, Bintan Utara, a sustainable pandan handicraft workshop facility was developed and built as a 'Gotong
         Royong' initiative by the villagers. This was linked to a sustainable pandan planting program to support the
         village handicraft industry.

A11.     PROJECT NAME                        :    Water Quality Assessment of Jurong Lake, Singapore
         FROM                                :    July to September 2003 (3 months)
         POSITION HELD                       :    Ambient Water Quality Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES               :    Develop and conduct an ambient water quality assessment program for
         recreational water use in Singapore. Supervise hydrographic and water velocity assessments. Evaluate
         measurement against national and international standards for recreational uses of lakes. Advise on public health
         risks and technical measures to improve ambient water quality.

A12.     PROJECT NAME                       :   Design and Construction Supervision for Constructed Wetland
                                                Wastewater Treatment System at Singapore Night Safari,
                                                Singapore
         FROM                              :    March 2001 to April 2003 (6 months)
         POSITION HELD                     :    Wastewater Treatment Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES             :    Design a constructed wetland system for the treatment and recycling of
         animal husbandry wastewater. Advise on environmental compliance issues. Prepare and submit construction
         drawings to National Environmental Agency (NEA). Supervise construction and commissioning of system.

A13.     PROJECT NAME                       :   RKL/RPL for Kampong Bale Village Development/Riau Islands,
                                                Indonesia
         FROM                              :    December 2002 to February 2003 (3 months)
         POSITION HELD                     :    EIA (AMDAL) Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES             :    Conduct project environmental assessment process within framework
         with Indonesian legislative framework (AMDAL). Prepare and submit EIA documentation to authorities for
         approval.

A14.     PROJECT NAME                       :      Ecotourism Feasibility Study for Berau Regency/East
                                                   Kalimantan/Conservancy (TNC), Indonesia
         FROM                                :     May to June 2002 (1.5 months)
         POSITION HELD                       :     Ecotourism Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES               :     Conducted a stakeholder analysis of regional government, local
         communities and private sector. Natural resources planning and management practices were analyzed for the
         Regency. An evaluation of TNC’s conservation and natural resources policies, programs and projects for Berau
         was conducted. A capacity building strategy for ecotourism development for local communities was proposed.
         The opportunities and benefits of integrating ecotourism into TNC’s framework of conservation and sustainable
         development policies and programs were discussed.

A15.     PROJECT NAME                       :   Wastewater Treatment Systems for Hilltop SPA for PT Bintan
                                                Hotels, Indonesia
         FROM                              :    February to March 2002 (2 months)
         POSITION HELD                     :    AMDAL and Environmental Mitigation Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES             :    Site assessment, environmental impact evaluation and design services
         for wastewater treatment system up-grading (re-design of grease traps). Processing of pre-treated wastewater
         with constructed wetland technology, design development and drawings. Advise on wastewater treatment
         standards and processes for spa effluent at Banyan Tree Bintan Resorts. Construction supervision and
         commissioning. Addendum to AMDAL reports for Banyan Tree Bintan Hilltop Spa Extension Project.
Environment Specialist                                                                                 Carsten M Hüttche
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A16.     PROJECT NAME                       :    Project Identification Mission for Natural Resources Planning and
                                                 Management Project in East Kalimantan, EC, Indonesia
         FROM                              :     August to October 2001 (1.5 months)
         POSITION HELD                     :     International Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
                                                 Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES             :     The EC has commissioned a project identification mission to Indonesia
         to identify an EC-Indonesia co-operation project in the field of natural resources planning and management in
         East Kalimantan. The consultant developed a Regency (Kabupaten)-based capacity building project, aiming to
         strengthen the regional agencies involved in natural resources planning and management in the context of
         regional autonomy. A stakeholder analysis was conducted in Berau and Bulungan Regencies. A focus of the
         proposed project was to foster transparency in decision-making and the involvement of civil society in the
         process.

A17.     PROJECT NAME                       :       Initial Ecological and Social Examination for JTC Wafer Fab
                                                    Parks in Singapore/Environmental Technology Institute (ETI),
                                                    Singapore
         FROM                                  :    May to June 2001 (2 months)
         POSITION HELD                         :    Environmental / Social Impact Assessment Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES                 :    Site inspections were conducted for the identification and
         documentation of ecological and social impact issues. Predictions on ecological and social impacts and impact
         boundaries were made based on available data. Recommendations for the Environmental Management Plan for
         the three sites were presented for inclusion in Environmental Impact Assessment Statement.

A18.     PROJECT NAME                       :       Asia Ecobest Programme: Appropriate “Clean and Green
                                                    Industry for the Asian Tourism Industry”, EU, Singapore
         FROM                                  :    May 2000 to December 2001 (12 months)
         POSITION HELD                         :    Environmental Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES                 :    The study aimed to asses the market potentials for appropriate
         environmental technologies, specifically in the areas renewable energies and wastewater treatment, in the Asian
         tourism industry. A report and manual provided market orientation to small and medium sized European
         companies to gain access to a new market for renewable energies and other appropriate environmental
         technologies in Asia. Assistance to Asian tourism developers and operators to understand the benefits from and
         highlight the incentives of the use of appropriate environmental technologies in their operation.

A19.     PROJECT NAME                       :    Wastewater Treatment Systems for Back-of-House at Banyan
                                                 Tree Bintan, Indonesia
         FROM                              :     October 1999 to October 2000 (6 months)
         POSITION HELD                     :     Wastewater Treatment Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES             :     Site assessment and design services for wastewater treatment system.
         Processing of pre-treated wastewater with constructed wetland technology, design development and drawings.
         Advise on wastewater treatment standards and processes for spa effluent ant Banyan Tree Bintan Resorts.
         Construction supervision and commissioning.

A20.     PROJECT NAME                       :        Environmental Management and Environmental Monitoring
                                                     Training at Laguna Resort Development/Riau Islands, Indonesia
         FROM                                  :     December 1998 to July 1999 (6 months)
         POSITION HELD                         :     Environmental Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES                 :     Develop an environmental monitoring program and training of ground
         staff for integrated resources development. Prepare and submit initial bi-annual environmental monitoring report
         to authorities, including coral reef health assessment as blueprint for further monitoring activities.

A21.     PROJECT NAME                       :      Advisory Services to the Provincial Government of Kalimantan
                                                   Timor (East Kalimantan) in Spatial Planning and Environmental
                                                   Impact Management in the Transportation Sector, Indonesia
         FROM                                :     October to December 1998 (3 months)
         POSITION HELD                       :     International Environmental Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES               :     Analyzed the integration of environmental and conservation aspects.
         Prepare a sectoral assessment in forested area from environmental and conservation perspectives. Conduct in-
         field rapid environmental evaluation. Conduct detailed stakeholder discussions. Provided direct inputs to the
         Five-Year Spatial Plan for the province provided guidelines for GEG and AMDAL integration to BAPPEDA.
Environment Specialist                                                                                   Carsten M Hüttche
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A22.     PROJECT NAME                        :     Guidelines for Ecotourism for Integrated Conservation and
                                                   Development Project (ICDP), World Bank, Indonesia
         FROM                                 :    May to June 1998 (1.5 months)
         POSITION HELD                        :    International Ecotourism Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES                :    Direct inputs to the first database on best management practices for
         Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs) in Indonesia. Developed and compiled guidelines
         for the feasibility assessment and development process of ecotourism operations in National Parks and ICDPs in
         Indonesia to be distributed by the World Bank to be disseminated as a comprehensive database.

A23.     PROJECT NAME                        :      Environmental Justification Report/EIA for Banyan Tree Hotel
                                                    and Resorts, Pulau Bintan, Indonesia
         FROM                                 :     1997 to 1998 (4 months)
         POSITION HELD                        :     AMDAL Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES                :     Provided a detailed environmental impact assessment for phase 2&3
         tourism resort development for Banyan Tree Resorts on Bintan Island. Followed the format and standards set by
         the Indonesian Environmental Management Agency (BAPPEDAL). Developed a comprehensive and stringent
         environmental mitigation and management plan (RKL/RPL) for the resort. Based on the assessment the client
         received a waiver to construct resort buildings within the 100 meter shoreline setback stipulated by the
         Indonesian authorities. Followed up on the actual implementation of the mitigation plan by providing technical
         solutions and product access to the resort operator (e.g. wastewater management).

A24.     PROJECT NAME                        :     Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Mamut Copper Mine
                                                   (MCM), Sabah, Malaysia
         FROM                                :     1997 to 1997 (4 months)
         POSITION HELD                       :     Environmental Impact Assessment Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES               :     Prepared an Environmental Scoping Study for the proposed closure
         and conversion of the mine to identify major issues associated with the proposed conversion of the site for use as
         a resort development. Preparation for the scoping study included reconnaissance surveys conducted at the sites,
         interviews with key informants, and literature reviews. Principal issues identified include (among others) effects
         of construction, impacts on flora and fauna, impacts on conservation of national parks, impacts on water quality,
         and socioeconomic consequences.

A25.     PROJECT NAME                        :   Environmental Planning for El Nido Resort / Lio Site, El Nido,
                                                 Northern Palawan, Philippines
         FROM                               :    1996 (1.5 months)
         POSITION HELD                      :    International EIA Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES              :    Conduct an environmental site assessment to determined
         environmental site assessment to determined environmentally sensitive areas in El Nido. Advise client on EIA
         requirements for proposed project. Provide inputs on sustainable development for planning implementation
         process.

A26.     PROJECT NAME                        :   Ecological and Socio-economic Reporting for Fil Estate’s Laurel
                                                 Volcanic Mountain Ridge-Teal Lakeside Integrated Development,
                                                 Philippines
         FROM                                :   1996 to 1997 (6 months)
         POSITION HELD                       :   International Environmental Impact Assessment Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES               :   Conduct an environmental evaluation of development programs and
         site assessments to determined environmentally sensitive areas. Advise Client on EIA requirements for proposed
         project. Provide program to integrated principles of sustainable development for planning and implementation
         process.

A27.     PROJECT NAME                        :  Environmental Planning and Management for 23,000 ha Tourism
                                                Development (Bintan Beach International Resort), Indonesia
         FROM                              :    May 1995 to April 1996 (12 months)
         POSITION HELD                     :    Senior Environmental Specialist
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES             :    Planning and management of all environmental and conservation work
         at the 23,000 ha integrated tourism development project on Pulau Bintan Island, Riau province, Indonesia.
         Scoping and conducting of natural resources inventories and biodiversity assessments to assess tourism
         development potential and environmental sensitive area management plans. Development and implementation of
         environmental management and conservation management strategies and planning parameters (e.g. Network of
         Greenbelt Corridors/Conservation Core Zones) for the project.
Environment Specialist                                                                             Carsten M Hüttche
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A28.     PROJECT NAME                       :     Development of Conservation Management Program for 23,000 ha
                                                  Tourism Development (Bintan Beach International Resort),
                                                  Indonesia
         FROM                               :     January 1994 to May 1995 (17 months)
         POSITION HELD                      :     Conservation Management Executive
         DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES              :     Policy development for the resort's environmental and conservation
         programs.   Environmental guidelines for Design and Development Guidelines for resorts (DDGs).
         Environmental site evaluations and rapid natural resources inventories.




12.      DETAILED TASKS ASSIGNED                WORK UNDERTAKEN THAT BEST ILLUSTRATES
         IN THIS PROJECT                        CAPABILITY TO HANDLE THE TASKS ASSIGNED

  A      Environmental Studies (IEE, EIA,       A1(1); A2(10); A3(1); A4(0.25); A5(0.75); A6(0.5); A7(3.5); A8(4);
         etc)                                   A9(9); A10(15); A11(3); A12(6); A13(3); A14(1.5); A15(2);
                                                A16(1.5); A17(2); A18(12); A19(6); A20(6); A21(3); A22(1.5);
                                                A23(4); A24(4); A25(1.5); A26(6); A27(12); A28(17)

                                                No of projects: 28                 Total time: 137 months

   B     Sanitation Component                   A2(10); A5(0.75); A6(0.5); A9(9); A11(3); A12(6); A15(2); A17(2);
                                                A18(12); A19(6); A23(4); A25(1.5); A26(6); A27(12); A28(17)

                                                No of projects: 15                 Total time: 91.75 months

   C     AMDAL Experience                       A7(3.5); A8(4); A13(3); A15(2); A21(3)

                                                No of projects: 5                  Total time: 15.5 months

   D     Experience in Indonesia                A1(1); A3(1); A4(0.25); A7(3.5); A8(4); A10(15); A13(3); A14(1.5);
                                                A15(2); A16(1.5); A19(6); A20(6); A21(3); A22(1.5); A23(4);
                                                A27(12); A28(17)

                                                No of projects: 17                 Total time: 82.25 months
Environment Specialist   Carsten M Hüttche

								
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