Sebagai Manajer Keuangan, Yoppy mengelola dana hibah untuk kebutuhan kegiatan-kegiatan yang dilakukan oleh Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID). Dia juga bertanggung jawab dalam mengembangkan laporan keuangan yang dihasilkan oleh IRID untuk berbagai kalangan.
Yoppy telah berpengalaman lebih dari sepuluh tahun di bidang keuangan Lembaga Swadaya Masyarakat (LSM) dan dimulai di salah satu LSM lingkungan internasional terbesar di Indonesia. Sebelum bergabung dengan IRID, Yoppy bekerja sebagai konsultan keuangan independen untuk mengelola anggaran, khususnya membuat sistem keuangan dan administrasi yang baik untuk LSM.
Yoppy mendapatkan gelar Master Manajemen dari Universitas Mercubuana.
Esti memiliki pengalaman selama 20 tahun di bidang manajemen, administrasi dan marketing. Sebagai Operation Manager, Esti bertugas untuk mengelola seluruh kegiatan operasional di IRID dan memastikan setiap kegiatan berjalan dengan lancar.
Sebelum bergabung bersama IRID, Esti menjabat sebagai Project Manager Think20 Indonesia, bagian dari Engagement Groups G20, yang dikelola oleh Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) di mana dia mendukung Sekretariat Eksekutif Think20 dalam perencanaan dan implementasi kegiatan-kegiatan Think20. Dia juga berpengalaman dengan pengelolaan berbagai konferensi di tingkat nasional serta internasional.
Pada tahun 2016 hingga 2018, Esti bekerja untuk Indonesia Infrastructure Support (INIS) Trust Fund Grant TF0A04005, sebuah proyek kerja sama antara Bank Dunia dan Kementerian Energi dan Sumber Daya Mineral (KESDM). Dia memperoleh gelar Sarjana Ekonomi dari Fakultas Ekonomi Universitas Indonesia.
Maria joined the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID) in early 2023 and became part of the communications team. She supports the amplifying of decarbonization efforts by IRID, mainly through social media and websites.
Previously, Maria had worked in external communication and social media management for a think tank in Indonesia focusing on climate change and climate resilience. She has a deep interest in the field of international communication.
Maria holds a Bachelor of International Relations degree from Parahyangan Catholic University and is currently an active member of the Australian-Indonesian Youth Association (AIYA). Between 2018 and 2022, she actively participated in several international events such as the B20 Summit Indonesia 2022, the AIESEC Program "Education Quality: World Without Borders" in Kharkiv, Ukraine, and the 2018 Asian Games, where she volunteered.
With over seven years of experience in the administration field across various private companies in Indonesia, Sandra currently holds the position of Finance and Administration Staff at the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID). In this role, she is responsible for overseeing and managing all administrative activities and projects at IRID, ensuring that they align with the institution's main objectives.
Sandra's career in administration began in 2010 when she worked with PT. Jalan Nugraha Ekakurir (JNE), a leading shipping company in Indonesia, as part of their social media management team. Additionally, Sandra has also led the Admin and Project Events team, where she was first introduced to organizing activities under the non-profit sector.
Sandra holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from the Jakarta Institute of Social and Political Sciences (IISIP).
As a Communication Specialist, Dita manages all communication activities to amplify decarbonization efforts undertaken by the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID). She is also responsible for “translating” the analysis and studies produced by IRID for various audiences and into various products.
With over 12 years of experience in communications, Dita began working on environmental issues in 2008 when she worked with one of the largest environmental international NGOs in Indonesia, focusing particularly on projects related to sustainable wood-based supply chains, payment for environmental services, sustainable forest management, and management of habitats for endangered species in natural forest concessions.
Before joining IRID, Dita worked as an independent communications consultant for various clients and projects. Her primary responsibilities included developing communication strategy documents, external communication guidelines, report writing, publications, and social media for issues such as sustainable finance, marine and fisheries, and peat restoration.
Dita earned a Master of Arts degree in Marketing Communications from the LSPR Communication and Business Institute and a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Mass Communication (journalism) from the Universitas Indonesia.
Kevin began his career as a junior researcher at the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID) in 2022, where he has since been involved in nearly all IRID's research related to energy transition, loss and damage caused by climate change, emission trading systems, and carbon taxes.
Prior to joining IRID, Kevin worked as an associate at a law firm in Jakarta after completing his internship at the Directorate General of Law and International Agreements at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia. Kevin is still actively involved with the Indonesian International Law Society Association (INASIL), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the study of international law in Indonesia.
Kevin graduated with Cum Laude predicate from the Faculty of Law at Parahyangan Catholic University. In 2018, he won the national-level international humanitarian law moot court competition and represented Indonesia in the same competition at the Asia-Pacific level in 2019. He has a strong interest in research on international law, international humanitarian law, and air and space law.
Julia has more than seven years of experience managing and implementing projects. As a Policy Advocacy Officer at the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID), Julia is actively involved in designing, implementing, as well as monitoring and evaluating the projects. She is also contribute to the policy research related with IRID's core issues and building network with other stakeholders.
Prior to joining IRID, Julia worked at the Institute for Research and Community Service at Bogor Agricultural University (LPPM IPB), where she managed grant projects related to integrated agriculture, good agricultural practices, and disaster management. From 2018 to early 2022, Julia worked on several sustainable projects related to food, green society, and renewable energy at Hivos, including the EU SWITCH ASIA Local Harvest program.
Julia obtained her master's in Disaster Management from Indonesia Defense University (Unhan RI) in 2018, while actively contributed as a Researcher and Project Associate at the Indonesia Defense University (Unhan RI) Center for Disaster Studies. Her experiences have instilled in her a keen interest in research on disasters and loss and damage caused by the impact of climate change.
In 2022, Ajeng became researcher at the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID), drawing from over a decade of experience in climate change issues. She began her career as a technical staff for the Working Group on Climate Funding at the National Climate Change Council (DNPI) in 2011, and later served as Deputy Assistant of the Special Envoy to the President on Climate Change Control, specializing in climate finance. Between 2017 and 2019, Ajeng played an active role in climate finance negotiations for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Before joining IRID, Ajeng worked as a consultant for GIZ/Center for Climate Change and Multilateral Policy, Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia. She also contributed to green finance studies on the energy sector in Indonesia, under the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) and supported by the World Resources Institute (WRI).
Ajeng holds a master's degree in international relations from the Universitas Indonesia. Her research interests include climate finance, gender, youth, and climate change.
Ajeng memperoleh gelar Magister untuk Hubungan Internasional dari Universitas Indonesia. Dia tertarik pada penelitian-penelitian seputar pendanaan iklim, gender, youth dan perubahan iklim.
Imelda is responsible for leading policy advocacy affairs at the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID), which aims to promote the decarbonization agenda at the national level. In this role, Imelda ensures that all policy advocacy efforts involve relevant stakeholders, from policy makers to civil society organizations.
For more than 15 years of experience, Imelda has been working on issues related to climate change mitigation, energy, and low carbon development. She has been part of the Indonesian Delegation for climate negotiations, particularly in discussions on climate finance since COP20 in Lima, Peru, as well as negotiations related to the Paris Agreement. Prior assuming the role of Director of Policy Advocacy and IRID’s co-founder, Imelda worked as an Advisor on Low Carbon Development with GIZ Indonesia, ASEAN & Timor Leste. Advisor on Low Carbon Development bersama GIZ Indonesia, ASEAN & Timor Leste.
Since 2013, Imelda has been actively involved in discussions on climate finance, particularly the Green Climate Fund (GCF), through the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) climate funding expert consortium. Imelda holds a Professional Doctor in Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Twente, as well as a Master of Engineering from the University of Groningen.
Andri leads research department at the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID). With over 20 years of experience in the legal field, he has worked as a corporate lawyer at law firms in Indonesia and the United States, as well as served as a legal advisor on environmental issues and climate change for various international organizations. On multiple occasions, he has participated as member of the Indonesian Delegation in climate negotiations, primarily focused on legal discussions and international agreements compliance on climate change.
Andri is recognized as a legal expert regarding payment for environmental services (PES) and financing projects related to climate change in Indonesia. He has served as a legal advisor to the Government of Indonesia in the developing of the REDD+ financing mechanism. Additionally, Andri has contributed to the development of various regulations in multiple ministries in Indonesia, such as those related to carbon pricing, and was involved in the revision of Energy Law Number 30 of 2007, which was initiated by the Regional Representatives Council of the Republic of Indonesia.
Andri earned master's degree on International Environmental Law and Policy from the University of Kent, UK and a PhD in Environmental Law from Pace University, USA.
Kuki Soejachmoen, with over 20 years of experience in international climate diplomacy and research on energy and climate policy analysis, has led the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID) as Executive Director since its establishment in 2020. IRID's primary objective is to promote decarbonization efforts where energy transition becomes one of the ways to achieve this.
Since 2007, Kuki has represented Indonesia in climate negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Furthermore, after the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21), Kuki played an active role as a negotiator for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, which governs international cooperation to help each Parties achieve their commitments. Currently, Kuki also serves as Lead Co-Chair for Taskforce 3: Governing Climate Target, Energy Transition and Environmental Pollution of Think20 (T20), the official G20 engagement group consisting of think tanks and research institutions around the world.
Kuki worked for two terms (2010-2014 and 2015-2019) at the Office of the Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Indonesia on Climate Change, following her position as Executive Director of Pelangi Indonesia. Over the course of almost 30 years, Kuki has been engaged in a variety of research and policy analysis related to climate change, energy, transportation, and air quality.