Key people who initiated our venture
ITB graduate in planning, a Hubert Humphrey Fellow and Fulbright Scholar, trained in the US and UK. A retired UN Habitat Programme Manager for Indonesia. Teaches and organises research on territorial planning and management, and actively involved with environmental NGO activities.
Chief Executive (non-active).
Currently appointed as the Expert Staff of Gen.(ret.) Luhut Pandjaitan, the Coordinating Minister of Marine Affairs.
ITB and French educated researcher on geophysics and oceanography, former Director of the National Council of Climate Change.
UNPAD and British educated economist, a formerly active at Danareksa Research Institute and Strategic Asia Partners, and early career at the Indonesia National Research Institute.
ITB civil engineering graduate and U-Pittsburg PhD in Public Policy; Recently appointed as the Secretary General of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences; former Deputy Minister at the Ministry of State Secretariat
ITB geologist and PhD from U-Portsmouth; two terms Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Research and Technology. A co-founder and teaches at the University of Indonesia geosciences department.
Key people who are in our working team
UNDIP graduata and U-Queensland MPhil, PhD. An active researcher on social-ecology in Indonesian islands.
Adrian Wells has over 14 years experience in ‘resource trap’ economies, including support to institutional change and low-carbon investment, as well as natural-resource governance; poverty and decentralisation. He spent several years living in Indonesia advising DFID, the FCO and Indonesian national and regional government on issues including low-carbon development, sustainable palm oil production, illegal logging and legal verification system
Matthias Rhein is a highly experienced finance policy advisor, whom until joining Seventythree was a senior policy advisor at the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and a former member of the UK Prime Minister’s Expert Group on Climate Finance. He has particular expertise in system dynamics, natural resource economics, renewable energy, forestry, land reform and investment analysis.
Dominic Elson is a development management consultant with 20 years experience in the private sector – in investment management, media and as an entrepreneur – before coming to Indonesia to work as a management advisor for small rural cooperatives in remote eastern islands.
He specialises in natural resource economics with a focus on small and medium sized enterprises, forestry and agribusiness. He has wide experience as a consultant for various institutions including the IFC, FAO