Fitrian Ardiansyah

Indonesia Country Director, IDH-The Sustainable Trade Initiative

Fitrian Ardiansyah is Indonesia Country Director at IDH-The Sustainable Trade Initiative. His geographical coverage includes areas inside Indonesia, Australia and the Asia Pacific. In the past, he was Adviser and Program Director for Climate and Energy, WWF-Indonesia. In the field of climate and energy, he was one of the experts of the Indonesia Forest Climate Alliance (IFCA) and serving as a member of Indonesian Official Delegates to UNFCCC.  In addition to his core work, Mr. Ardiansyah served as an Advisory Board member of Asian Young Leaders Climate Forum, a technical expert member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB), and a member of the Global Youth Forum on Agriculture Research and Development. Also, he was an active member of Criteria Working Group in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil/RSPO and a member of the Executive Board of RSPO. In Australia, he served as the Coordinator of Indonesia Synergy (knowledge network initiated by young Indonesian scholars from various universities in Canberra, Australia). He obtained a Master’s degree in Environmental Management and Development from the Australian National University, Canberra and a bachelor degree at the Environmental Engineering Department, the Institute of Technology, Bandung.