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 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 to 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 Team


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


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 Administration 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

Field Learning Sites Team


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


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.


Nusa Penida Field Officer
Revani holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the Marine Science and Technology Department at Bogor Agricultural University. Her graduate research investigated the nesting habitats of green and hawksbill turtles at Pasir Panjang Beach, Riau Islands. As a volunteer during the two-week Nusantara Jaya expedition at Panggang Island and Kelapa Island, Seribu Islands, Revani organized beach and village cleanups, delivered community training on waste

Communications Team


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
Liana is a Balinese who joined CTC on March 11, 2019 as the Junior Communications Officer. As a graduate of Urban and Regional Planning from Universitas Gadjah Mada she takes interest in many fields including coastal and marine conservation. During her undergraduate days she worked on spatial planning of a mangrove agro-tourism project

Finance, Administration & Operations Team


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


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.


Event & Outreach Manager
Icha brings a decade of experience in travel, office management and administration, event organizing, sales and marketing. She has worked for Cathay Pacific, Ansett, and Thai airways, as well as for The Nature Conservancy and L-Instyle Boutique Travel Service Bali. She is known for her strong communications, public relations, and customer service skills. Icha has also worked in coaching and developing staff (monitoring staff quality and 


IT Management Specialist
Putu graduated from Udayana University, Bali majoring in Electrical Engineer in February 2014. Putu is responsible for day to day IT operations at CTC, to lead the system needs assessment, conceptualization and development of CTC’s integrated information system, support the data migration and integration process into MIS and CTC’s website, develop manual guideline


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;


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
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


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.


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 Officer
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,


Rika graduated from Gadjah Mada University majoring in Forestry in February 2019. During her studies, she did many activities related to environmental issues. One that introduced her to marine ecosystems was part of a student community service in Suak Gual Village, Belitung Regency in Kepulauan Bangka-Belitung Province. This village has dense mangrove forests and beautiful coral reefs that inspired her. She was there for 2 months.


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

Special Projects Team


USAID SEA Project Conservation Coordinator
Evi holds a Bachelor Degree from Marine Science Faculty of Diponegoro University in Semarang.  His field experience includes conducting Manta Rays research, fish ecological assessments, fish observer and data analysis, and biophysics monitoring in Teluk Cendrawasih National Park. Evi is a certified scientific diver, fish ID observer and coral ID observer.  He will be based in Ambon, Maluku Province to support MPA programs 


Government Relations & Outreach Specialist
Mad has more than 10 years’ experience working for NGOs in community development and marine conservation. He was the Community Outreach and Communications Coordinator at The Nature Conservancy – Raja Ampat Program, with main responsibilities to support the team in the process of establishing the Southeast Misool MPA. He was also responsible for developing and conducting the Perception and Monitoring


USAID SEA Project Senior MPA Specialist
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


USAID SEA Project Project Administrator
Prior to joining CTC, Ika was an employee at PT Bank Mandiri, Bali, after her graduation with a bachelor’s of accounting from the Faculty of Economics of Udayana University. She has skills in various accounting software and at CTC she is in charge of Accounts Payable, treasury and banking transactions, as well as maintenance of General Ledger transactions. She also assists with tax calculations, as well as keeping track of various


USAID SEA 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


USAID SEA Project Field Communications Officer
As a Field Communication Officer based in Ambon, Erni is in charge of communications and outreach activities to support CTC’s implementation of USAID’s Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project. Erni was formerly a journalist and TV producer. She shifted her career to NGO as a communication officer since 2014. She previously worked for Save the Children and then Rumah Energi in Jakarta. She graduated from the Communication  


USAID SEA Project Training, Learning Network & Program Support Specialist
Agustin is a young conservationist and marine ecologist. She joined CTC in February 2018 as Learning Networks and Training Specialist. Prior to this, she completed her undergraduate study at Fisheries and Marine Science Faculty, Brawijaya University in 2014. During her study, she worked on several projects of conservation issues with local communities in East Java. Further, she was honored to receive a full scholarship   


Marine Protected Area (MPA) Field Officer - Buano Island
Originally from Banyuwangi, East Java, Alfi joined CTC on February 10, 2019, as Marine Protected Area (MPA) Field Officer. Alfi is currently in charge for the USAID SEA Project marine conservation program in Buano Islands, West Seram, Maluku. He holds a bachelor’s degree in marine science from the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences of Dipenogoro University Semarang, Central Java. He also a certified diver with open water license.


Marine Protected Area (MPA) Field Officer – Sula Islands
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


Marine Protected Area (MPA) Field Officer – Lease Islands
Janer joined CTC on February 10, 2019, as the Marine Protected Area (MPA) Field Officer. His main responsibility is to support the USAID SEA Project marine conservation program in the target site of Lease Islands that consists of three small islands, namely Haruku, Saparua, and Nusalaut. He came with strong academic background with undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences 


USAID SEA Project Reporting Assistant
As Project Reporting Assistant, Yoga is responsible for consolidating project reports on regular basis and ensure their timely submission. He is also responsible for coordinating with the USAID SEA Project monitoring, evaluation and learning team. Yoga is currently pursuing his graduate degree in  Communications, Culture and Environment at Glasgow University under Chevening Scholarship.  He graduated from the University of Gadjah Mada with a Bachelor of Science in Geography in 2006.
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