Martin Drenth, PhD Candidate at the Department of Planning, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen. He spent most of his professional life in Indonesia. As a researcher, he was affiliated with the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). In his PhD research, Martin studies the institutional design and governance that can help Indonesian cities transform into water sensitive cities that are more inclusive and climate-resilient. His case studies are Bandung, Semarang, Medan, and Makassar. Recently, he studied the hydrosocial cycle of Bandung’s water system to analyze the influence of socio-political factors in achieving the SDGs.