Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board provides support to the Governing Board as well as conducting due diligence on the Foundation’s activities, including overseeing financial audits.

CHAIR -Dr. Dolly Priatna

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Dr. Priatna holds a doctorate degree in wildlife spatial ecology from the Department of Forest Resources Conservation at Bogor Agricultural University.

His passion for wildlife conservation started when he joined the Biological Science Club in 1985. Dr Priatna’s professional career began when he was appointed as a researcher at the Ecological Project of Wildlife Conservation International (currently WCS) in the Gunung Leuser National Park, northern Sumatra, in 1992. He then spent three years working at the Integrated Conservation and Development Programme (ICDP), a programme funded by the European Union which focused on the management of the Leuser Ecosystem.

Between 1997 and 2004 he held various technical positions in the Leuser Management Unit, where he was responsible for the implementation of conservation programmes in the Leuser Ecosystem area. During this time, alongside colleagues, he established a conservation foundation.

Following his time at the Leuser Management Unit he spent almost nine years working for the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Indonesia Programme as a Country Manager and also as a short term consultant (wildlife and biodiversity expert) for the Hatfield Group and Rainforest Alliance.

Since 1991 he has been writing many scientific papers and guidelines on wildlife conservation and ecology. He was also chairman of the Sumatran Tiger Conservation Forum and the Society for Conservation GIS.

Dr. Priatna currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board at the Asian Journal of Conservation Biology and the Sumatran Tiger Conservation Forum, as well as a member of the IUCN Species Survival Commission Tapir Specialist Group.

VICE CHAIR - Prof. Dr. Lilik B. Prasetyo

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Professor Lilik B. Prasetyo is lecturer at Bogor Agricultural University (Institut Pertanian Bogor/IPB). He completed his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Environmental Sciences at the University of Tsubaka in Japan.

Professor Prasetyo has been involved in numerous environmental development and research projects; some of the most notable ones are: a) spatial database development for greenhouse gas estimation, b) the impact of forest fires on biodiversity and the ecosystem in Indonesia, c) estimation of greenhouse gas emissions from forest fires, d) the impact of CDM on biodiversity, and e) spatial and household scale approach to identify factors contributing to the success of community forestry programs. Professor Prasetyo is also a prolific author, active in publishing articles and scientific papers about conservation and the environmental impact of various activities.

MEMBER - Ardinis Arbain

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Ardinis Arbain is a lecturer and Head of Environmental Study at Andalas University, Indonesia. He received a doctorate degree in Plant Taxonomy from Heidelberg University, Germany.

MEMBER - Najib Asmani

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Najib Asmani is an expert in climate change and is the South Sumatra Partnership Coordinator for Integrated Landscape Management for the Governor of South Sumatra. Mr. Asmani is also the Head of Agricultural Economics for South Sumatra and a lecturer in the economics of natural resources at Sriwijaya University.

Mr. Asmani regularly attends global environment events and was part of the Indonesian delegation at the COP21 summit in Paris, having previously attended COP16 in Mexico.

MEMBER - Professor Teguh Soedarsono

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Prof Teguh Soedarsono is Vice Head of the Witnesses and Victims Protection Agency. He graduated from UNTAG Law Faculty in 1989 and continued his masters at the University of Indonesia in Environmental Science & Human Ecology.

During his career Prof Soedarsono held a variety of roles across law enforcement and the environment. He was an Assistant III of Ministry of Environment in 1994, Head of Central Information Development & Environmental Compliance in 1998 and also held the positions of Head of National Crime Statistics, Head of the Crime Information Center and Head of the Police Law Development Division.

He is a lecturer on Police Law, Environment Law and Restorative Justice at the Police Academy College, Bhayangkara Jaya University, University of Indonesia, Pakuan University, and Atmajaya University. Prof Soedarsono has received a number of awards for his work and has also published numerous books in the field of law.

MEMBER - Agung Wiyono

Agung Wiyono

MEMBER - Radhar Panca Dahana

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Born in Jakarta, Radhar Panca Dahana finished his study of sociology at faculty of social and political sciences, University of Indonesia. He continued the study at Université de Frénch Comte, Besançon and  Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

Writer, poet, script writer, essayist, researcher, he started his professional career, since he wrote a short story in Kompas newspaper at age 10, and then works as a journaliste and editor of several magazines, newspaper and dotcom medias, between 1977 until now.

In 1982, he found The Theatre of Emptiness with plusieurs performances of theatre autour his country. By NHK Japan, he was elected as “The 5 Young Futur Artist in Asia”, in 1996. He refound and elected as Secretary General of P.E.N. Club Indonesia (an association of writers) with W.S. Rendra as President, in 1997. Also founded and coordinated Mufakat Budaya Indonesia a such free forum among 300 Indonesian prominents artists and intelectuals.

He directs a centre of Indonesia Theatrical Research at 2000 and since 2002 became a lecturer at University of Indonesia and post graduate University of NU, Jakarta. In December 2004, he found and elected as President of FTI (Federation of Indonesian Theatre) and Bale Sastra Kecapi (a Indonesian network of literary community). Since then also, he worked as editor and permanen contributor at Kompas daily.

In 2005 he awarded by Paramadina Foundation (of Nurcholish Madjid), as an artist for his artistic achievement. A year after, he received le Prix de francophonie for his struggle, as a journalist and writer, for freedom and cultural expression. He became the first and single man of culture who received The Kuntowijo Award for his contribution for amelioration of world of culture and scientific. Latest, he received also others award, as “Man of Culture” from Badan Bahasa, Education and Culture Ministry, IKJ award for his contribution on film’s critic, and “Deidicated Intellectual Award” from Kompas daily newspaper.

MEMBER - Arman Sutedja


Arman Sutedja

Born in Bandung on June 30, 1973,
Mr. Sutedja graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Trisakti University, Jakarta, majoring in Accounting.

After graduation, he started his career as auditor at Prasetio, Utomo & Co (1995-1997) and later worked as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance in PT. Sinarmas Sekuritas (1997-1999). In 1999, Mr. Sutedja joined APP. More recently, he has been the Director of Marshall Enterprise Ltd. since 2006, as well as the Director of PT Cakrawala Mega Indah since 2009. On 24 June 2011, at the Annual General Shareholder Meeting, he was appointed as a Director of PT Pabrik Kertas Tjiwi Kimia Tbk. Since 2015, he is also Director of PT Syndopek Perotama dan PT Ekamas Fortuna.

Over the course of 2015, Mr. Sutedja attended various in-house discussion forums regarding Indonesian economics, politics, GCG and employment.