Khesyia (Echa) started work at WRI Indonesia as an intern and continues to be a forest and ocean analyst in the ocean portfolio. He is involved in several Ocean projects such as Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) and marine trends. Currently, Khesyia is also heavily involved in climate programs, especially in projects to strengthen and increase climate ambitions such as Science Based Targets (SBTi), Long Term Strategy (LTS), and encourage changes to reduce GHG emissions from the AFOLU sector.

Khesyia has a lot of experience related to coastal and marine management and pearl cultivation. Before joining WRI, he had experience joining various organizations, both international and national organizations, as well as the private sector, including, as a fishery consultant at TNC, trainee manager at Atlas Pearls and Perfume, coordinator for research and education programs at Mangrove Nusantara, also as a coastal and marine consultant in several other companies and organizations.

In 2010, Khesyia received a Bachelor's degree in Marine Science from Sam Ratulangi University, Manado. During her studies, She worked as a black pearl project coordinator and as a marine biology laboratory assistant focusing on analyzing and identifying benthos. Then, in 2018 Khesyia received an Education scholarship from the Indonesia Education Scholarship (LPDP) and completed her master's education, namely coastal and marine management, at the University of Western Australia in 2020.

In her spare time, Khesyia does a lot of volunteering in local communities, one of which is the local mangrove community as advisor and teaches elementary-high school children about natural environment education in Bali dan Sumba. In addition, she also enjoys doing yoga, playing board games and The Sims, making handmade accessories, and exploring nature (especially waterfalls and beaches).