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Experts & Staff

WRI brings together 1,400 experts and other staff in working in seven programs: food, forests, water, energy, cities, climate and the ocean and four centers of excellence for business, economics, finance and equity. Our staff and researchers work globally to produce data-based solutions that generate real change on the ground.

96 Featured Experts

Desi Anwar

Board Member, Director/Senior Anchor/Correspondent CNN Indonesia TV

Masyita Crystallin

Board Member, Special Advisor to the Minister of Finance on Macroeconomic and Fiscal Policy

Masyita Crystallin

Dino Patti Djalal

Board Member, Former Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Indonesia

Dharsono Hartono

Board Member, President Director of PT. Rimba Makmur Utama

Mari Elka Pangestu

Board Member, Economist

Mari Elka Pangestu

William Sabandar

Board Member, Commissioner of PT. MRT Jakarta

William Sabandar



Nirarta Samadhi

Country Director

Program Experts & Staff

Bonifasius Y. Lody Maturbongs

West Papua Regional Coordinator


South Sumatera and Aceh Senior Program Lead


West Sumatera and Riau Senior Program Lead

Geraldy Arief

Project Lead for Research and GIS Papua

Carolina Astri

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Research Analyst

Firda Astriyani

Office Manager

Bukti Bagja

Supply Chain and Livelihood Transformation Senior Manager

Kenny Cetera

Forest Legality Analyst

Sri Noor Chalidah

Food System Analyst


Admin Assistant

Mora Dingin

Community Development & Conflict Transformation Analyst

Mora Dingin

Edwin Doringin

Project Operations Specialist

Dhio Teguh Ferdyan

Forest and Legality Initiative Project Lead

Dhio Ferdyan

Fadhil Muhammad Firdaus

Air Quality Research Analyst

Rizky Firmansyah

GIS Analyst for Forest Monitoring

Azka Ghaida

Air Quality and Climate Research Analyst

Azka Ghaida

Sofwan Hakim

Senior Lead, Program Management Unit in Bali

Sofwan Hakim

Hidayah Hamzah

Forest and Peat Monitoring Senior Manager

Mirzha Hanifah

Forest Research Assistant

Sakinah Ummu Haniy

Communications Coordinator

Azam Hawari

Project Lead for Palm Oil Legality and Compliance

Rakhmat Hidayat

Sumatra Regional Senior Manager

Rismanitia Pertamasari Ridha Ismail

Project Operations Specialist

Julia Kalmirah

Papua Regional Senior Manager

Martha Triasih Karafir

Strengthening Tenurial Right and Livelihood Business Model Project Lead

Gina Karina

Food and Land Use (FOLU) Manager

Bunga Karnisa Goib

Community Coordinator for National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP)

Irsyad Kharisma

Lead Developer

Clorinda Kurnia Wibowo

Energy Manager

Aulia Lastriarsi

Project Operations Assistant

Heriza Leni

Program Planning Monitoring and Livelihood Coordinator

Ary Lesmana

Head of Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning