Strategic Team

The CTC Team are the heart of the organization. These are the people at the frontline of our work 24/7. Their dedication and commitment is what makes all of our work possible.


Executive Director
Rili has worked for over 25 years to improve the management and financial sustainability of marine protected areas and reduce the use of unsustainable fishing practices in Southeast Asia. She is the co-founder and executive director of the Coral Triangle Center (CTC), a learning center of excellence on coastal and marine resources management based in Bali established in 2010.


Senior Program Manager
Hesti is CTC’s Senior Program Manager and oversees  CTC’s programs (Training and Learning; Learning Sites and Learning Networks) into one integrated portfolio. She develops the CTC curricula and ensures that CTC’s training modules meet the needs for capacity development in the field of marine and coastal management. The work covers monitoring and evaluating capacity development activities and regular assessments of potential needs for new course development. Hesti has worked in the field of Marine Outreach and Environmental Education for more than 12 years. Her background includes marine science, social marketing, and environmental social science. Hesti is involved in developing a socio-economic monitoring standard focusing on the way local communities perceive the establishment and management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).


Marine Conservation Advisor
Marthen is CTC's Marine Conservation Advisor and focuses on three key areas: government relations at the regional level, national and provincial levels; MPA policy, regulations and outreach. He also has a technical role at the Center for Marine Conservation with two key components: training and outreach with dive and boat operators, and promoting and implementing sustainable marine tourism activities in MPAs. Marthen was the Field Learning Sites Manager since 2011, managing all learning site activities. This includes all Nusa Penida MPA management support and on-site training activities, as well as the design, development and management planning support to the emerging Banda Islands MPA network and potential Atauro learning site development in Timor Leste. 

Training and Learning


GIS & Knowledge Management Specialist
Nyoman began his career as database administrator in the private sector. His expertise in Microsoft Excel, Geographic Information System (GIS), database and system development and his love of nature led him to expand his career to coastal and marine resource management in 2010 with The Nature Conservancy – Indonesia Marine Program. In 2011 he was promoted to Conservation Database Specialist.


Training Manager
Silvianita brings extensive professional experience in community-based ecotourism, coastal ecosystem management, coral reef ecology and monitoring, and environmental policy. Before joining CTC, Silvianita was Deputy Director at the Terangi Foundation where she spent 13 years in various positions such as Director and Policy Program Manager. She is also a member of the Indonesian


Training Specialist
Boy has more than 17 years of experiences as professional facilitator for environmental awareness, organizational and skill development through the use of participatory and adult learning approaches. He has expertise in facilitating participatory community-based planning, community-based information system, strategic planning and training of trainers/ facilitation on marine and small islands conservation


Training Officer
Aulia joined CTC in June 2019 as a Training Administration Officer. She holds a Marine Science Bachelor Degree from the University of Padjadjaran. Before joining CTC, Aulia worked on a Marine Spatial Planning Project (RZWP3K) with the Marine and Fisheries District office of West Java. When she was a university student, she was actively involved in PARIMANTA, as a nature enthusiast and scientific explorer organization


Fisheries Training Specialist
Wienda joined in CTC in 2021 as a Fisheries Training Specialist where she is responsible for developing sustainable fisheries training activities such developing a training plan, writing training modules, and other supporting materials. Wienda holds a Bachelor's Degree from IPB University majoring in Fisheries Resource Utilization. During her undegraduate studies, she took the role as an assistant in several subjects and was also active in the diving club that later enabled her to participate in the Zooxanthellae Expeditions in Paloh, West Kalimantan, and Sabu Raijua, East Nusa Tenggara. Before continuing her studies, she joined TNC's internship program for  


Virtual Training Officer
Nadia holds a degree in Educational Technology from the State University of Jakarta. She joined CTC as a Virtual Training Officer in 2020 to help strengthen and develop our online training portfolio. Before joining CTC, Nadia was a Talent Acquisition Specialist in an HR Consultancy company where she analyzed online training modules and helped create learning objectives for teachers’ competency assessments. She also trained at the Center for Teacher and Education Personnel Development and Empowerment (PPPPTK)

Learning Sites


Project Leader | Nusa Penida
Jaya has experience in monitoring destructive fishing sites in Bali. He started as a participant of the underwater ecological surveys done in Bali and learned underwater monitoring techniques in 2001. He joined Yayasan Bahtera Nusantara as a member of the Monitoring team supporting the “Biological Impact on Bali Beach Rehabilitation Project”, in Nusa Dua and Sanur. Jaya conducted coral reef ecosystem monitoring


MPA Learning Site Manager
Purwanto is highly experienced in working with multi-stakeholder to develop Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Indonesia and a specialist in designing and implementing marine biological monitoring programs to look coral reef communities and the impacts of human use, reef resilience to climate change, MPAs surveillance system and marine conservation strategies. Purwanto has diverse skills in multi-objective MPA design


Maluku Government & Partnership Coordinator
Dr. Sahertian is based in CTC’s Ambon office and is responsible for coordinating programs in the Maluku Province. She acts as the focal person for partners, government, local community, and related stakeholders. Her expertise includes community empowerment, sustainable fisheries governance, marine protected areas and conservation issues, community law enforcement, customary law community, solid waste management, and conducting research on marine ecology.      


Marine and Fisheries Coordinator
Holding a bachelor’s degree in marine science from the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences of Hasanuddin University Makassar, South Sulawesi, Kasman is a certified open water diver with several research experiences. Prior joining CTC on February 10, 2019, as Marine Protected Area (MPA) Field Officer, Kasman was involved in the fish ecology assessment in Spermonde Islands, South Sulawesi, the community social


Banda MPA Officer
Ode supports the Banda MPA. He is based in Banda, reporting to theBanda MPA Coordinator. He has a fisheries education background from the STP (College of Fisheries) Hatta-Syahrir in Banda Naira, Maluku, and is originally from Walang Village on Banda Besar Island. He was previously affiliated with the College of Fisheries as Head of the Cultivation Laboratory and Lecturer at the STP Hatta-Sjahrir Banda Naira.



Coral Reef Restoration Task Force Coordinator
Eureka Amadea (Dea) joined CTC on April 2021 as CTC’s Coral Reef Restoration Task Force Coordinator where she will provide coral restoration practitioners with advice and support regarding the planning, implementation, maintenance, monitoring, and quality control of restoration projects using the Mars Assisted Reef Restoration System (MARRS).  Dea holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marine Biology from the University of Indonesia.

Special Projects


Finance and Administration Staff, COREMAP-CTI ADB Nusa Penida Project
Oka supports all financial, accounting and administration functions for CTC’s special projects, ensuring that all financial policies are properly implemented. She ensures transactions are processed, recorded, and reported efficiently. Part of this role involves maintaining the accuracy of transaction records to ensure CTC provision. Oka also assists the Senior Accountant in the Bali Office to review financial transactions and operations in accordance with CTC finance policies and procedures.


COREMAP-CTI ADB Project Leader
Evi leads the implementation of a COREMAP-CTI ADB Project project to ensure the quality of on-site deliverables by experts during the project and coordinating reporting requirements. He coordinates communication with local communities and related stakeholders, working closely with provincial government-related agencies including Marine Protected Area management, district government, and the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF). He is also the lead for CTC’s Gender Action Plan, establishing environmental and social safeguards and liaising with Indigenous people in project activities.


Finance & Administration Officer, COREMAP-CTI ADB Nusa Penida Project
Ika is responsible for managing all finance, accounting, and administration for COREMAP-CTI ADB, a program in Nusa Penida for Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management funded by Asian Development Bank. She is responsible for ensuring that public donors’ financial policies are properly implemented and all transactions are properly processed, recorded, and reported on time. She regularly assists the Finance and Admin Manager to review financial systems and operations, including grant administrations and management in accordance with public donor policies and procedures.



Program Communications Officer
Yoga has been working in the communication field for almost 10 years. He started his career as a journalist at KOMPAS for four years before deciding to focus more on humanitarian work at international non-governmental organizations, handling various issues from disaster risk reduction to public health management. He joined CTC in November 2016 as Field Communication Officer for the USAID SEA Project based in Ambon. Yoga led the "Pejuang Laut" (Champions of the SEA) program that supported marine conservation in Maluku and North Maluku  


Regional Communications and CTI Program Coordinator
Leilani  is a communications and project coordination specialist with nine years experience in leading outreach, capacity building, and network development for regional development projects in the Asia-Pacific region. She has worked on critical environmental issues such as marine resource management, sustainable fisheries, climate change


Junior Communications Officer
Adam is responsible for ensuring the development of high quality and technically sound communications materials for external and internal audiences. He works closely with the Regional Communications and Program Coordinator to ensure that CTC’s communication products support the overall mission and vision of the organization while catering to the specific audience and stakeholders of each department.  

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning


MEL Coordinatior
Ii Rosna Tarmidji joined CTC in May 2021 as CTC’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Coordinator. Ii will be responsible for implementing our MEL Framework and help keep track of the organization’s progress in the implementation of CTC’s Strategic Plan 2020-2024. Ii holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering from Trisakti University in Jakarta and completed her International Master’s Program in Environmental Science (LUMES) at Lund University, Sweden, through a scholarship from The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education.

Finance & Administration


Finance & Administation Manager
Nengah has experience in Finance, Accounting and Human Resources fields since 2000, working with financial management systems, preparing financial reports and controlling budgets against actual expenses for every project. He brings to CTC his expertise in administration, finance, and managing the organization’s HR. Following his graduation from the Faculty of Economics majoring in Accountancy at Udayana


Executive Admin & Human Resources Assistant
Wati is the executive assistance to CTC Executive Director and she also supports the formalities and Human Resources functions of CTC - assisting Finance, Admin and HR Managment. She comes with 20+ years of admin and HR experience in the private sector, most recently at Sentosa Resorts Bali (PT. Carlton Crest Bali) as Executive Personal Assistant to the General Manager and the Resort Manager. Wati started her career


Senior Accountant
Eka joined the CTC in November 2015. He graduated from the faculty of Economics from the Mahasaraswati Denpasar University. His career started in August 2010 as a tax officer at an accounting and tax consultation firm, CV. Prima Astha Konsultama. In July 2011, he moved to work at PT. Blue Water Safaris as junior accounting staff, handling taxation matters. Until recently, he worked for PT. Spa Alliance and PT. Glo


Junior Accountant
Sagung finished her diploma in Politeknik Negeri Bali, a year later she continued her studies and get her bachelor's degree from Economics Faculty of Universitas Mahasaraswati. While finishing her studies, Sagung started her career as a junior accountant at Seed Resort. In 2017, she worked for manufacturing company called PT Kapit Mas as junior accountant. Before joining CTC in May 2019, she was an employee at RSUD Bali Mandara as finance staff.


Junior Accountant
Lia joined CTC on 28 March 2018, before joining CTC, Lia worked for PT Dewata Motor (Authorized Honda Car Dealers) as sales administration. She has a strong accounting background since graduate from vocational high school majoring in Accounting from SMK Negeri 2 Denpasar and get her bachelor degree from Economic Faculty of Mahasaraswati University. As Junior Accountant, she is in charge of daily


HR Coordinator
Yuar is the Human Resource Coordinator of CTC. Before joining CTC, Yuar worked at PT Tripper Nature Bali, from 2014 until December 2019 in human resources development, responsible for recruitment, employee benefits and employee relations. During her employment at PT Tripper, she attended various trainings;


IT Specialist
Ngurah is CTC’s IT Specialist. He is responsible for managing IT and network equipment and ensuring its functionality. Ngurah plays a strategic role in ensuring the development and implementation of CTC’s information management system, including the implementation of a program dashboard that captures and manages program and operation information to ensure compliance and audit objectives. He works closely with teams to ensure information is properly entered, and quality standards are developed and maintained. Ngurah supports computer hardware and network management (security and audit) and handles IT troubleshooting. Ngurah reports directly to CTC’s Finance & Administration Manager.    


Project Admin Assistant
Ula joined CTC on 1 April 2017. Before joining CTC, Ula worked for PT Tifa Manise Tour and Travel and Yayasan Amaone in Ambon as Admin Officer from April 2014 to March 2017. She also worked for Mercy Corps Ambon from October 2001 to November 2013 as Administrator Officer. Ula is responsible for managing all financial, accounting and administration functions for the project ensuring that USAID financial policies are properly

Center for Marine Conservation


Business Development Specialist
Herni graduated from the English Literature Department of Brawijaya University in Malang. She has extensive experience working for various NGOs since 2007, in some instances building them from the ground-up. She has worked with PPLH Seloliman-East Java, PPLH Bali, among others. Her last post was as the Education Program Manager for Bottle for Botol where she worked with private sector partners in Bali, Lembongan, Australia


Sales & Marketing Consultant
Siwi joined CTC in February 2019 as a sales and marketing staff. Siwi is in charge to assist the center in developing cross promotions and promotional campaigns including digital and social media marketing. She also assists in keeping track of accounts and maintain good relations with partner including performing regular sales call. Siwi obtained her undergraduate degree in International Relations,


CMC Facilitator
Cikal is a recent graduate of the Marine Sciences Program, Faculty of Marine and Fishery Sciences, Udayana University, Bali. He was the chairman for the president of the students’ association of his study program. He was involved in several campus events concerned with preserving nature and the marine environment, such as Earth Hour Bali, Signing Blue WWF, and Elasmobranch Project Indonesia. In addition to his academic activities, he is interested in marketing as well and has experience as a marketing team member in a local clothing brand in Bandung.


CMC Facilitator
Lisa is one of the Center for Marine Conservation’s Facilitators. In this role, she is responsible for the daily operation of the CTC Center for Marine Conservation, along with supporting the operation of the Escape Rooms as a Game Master, hosting CMC’s visitors, and conducting CTC house tours. Lisa also facilitates CTC’s fun learning classes and assists the sales and marketing staff to promote CMC products. Lisa reports directly to CTC’s Business Development Specialist.



Facility Coordinator
Ronny has been in the Hospitality Industry for over 12 years in Bandung, Bali and Belitung. His last position is the Hotel Manager for the newly established Arnava Mutiara Hotel, Bangka Belitung. Previously, he had held various managerial positions in several Bali hotels and accommodations. He graduated from the Tourism Education & Training of Bali Province (BPLP Bali) in 1984, majoring in Hotel Management.


Dian supports Office & Outreach Manager in the CTC office with all event and logistical functions. She assists travel and operational logistics as well as overall office operations and maintenance. Dian brings a spectrum of administration knowledge and secretarial skills to the organization. Her prior experience includes working as a Quality Control Officer for a foreign investment shoe company in East Java (PT. Ecco Indonesia), secretary to
Coral Triangle Center