Our People

Board of Directors

Fajri Siregar

Fajri Siregar

Executive Director

    Fajri Siregar currently serves as the Executive Director of CIPG. He is a researcher with educational background in Development and Governance from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (MA) and Sociology (BA) from the University of Indonesia. He has accomplished various research and projects during his appointment and beyond. His most recent includes “Mapping media policy in Indonesia”, and his MA thesis, “The middle class in Post-Soeharto Indonesia”. He is familiar with case study, semi ethnography, surveys and evaluation research.

      Jimmy Tanaya, Ph.D

      Jimmy Tanaya, Ph.D

      Research Director

        Jimmy is a social innovation researcher, CSR consultant, facilitator and community organizer. This set of skills is gained from extensive experience in working with CSO, international NGOs, consulting companies, university, and government ministries/agencies. He is well-versed in multi-stakeholder participatory approaches and mixed methods research.

          Mona Luthfina Usmani

          Mona Luthfina Usmani

          Operational Director

            Mona Luthfina Usmani currently serves as the Operational Director of CIPG. She is a researcher with bachelor degree on Industrial Engineering and master degree on Petroleum Engineering, both are from Institut Teknologi Bandung. Currently she’s working as research fellow in the Centre for Innovation Policy and Governance and involved in education-related activities on her time off. Her hobbies include watching dramas, reading, traveling and spending a quality time with her family.

              Advisor

              Yanuar Nugroho, Ph.D

              Yanuar Nugroho, Ph.D

              Co-Founder & Advisor

                Yanuar Nugroho is an activist-scholar, born in Indonesia in 1972. He finished his PhD in 2007 in technological innovation and social change focusing on the role of the Internet in civil society activism.

                Yanuar Nugroho (born 1972) is the CIPG senior intellectual and academic advisor. He is currently based in the University of Manchester UK, and committed in advising CIPG’s research in voluntary basis.

                Yanuar holds a PhD (Manchester, 2004-2007) in technological innovation and social change focusing on the role of the Internet in civil society activism. He is the holder of the Hallsworth Fellowship in Political Economy of Innovations & Social Change, and work in the area of innovation, development and sustainability at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR/PREST), Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. He was an industrial engineer by training (ITB Indonesia, 1990-1994) and a masters in information systems engineering (UMIST, 2000-2001).

                Prior to his doctoral study, Yanuar was active in three Indonesian NGOs: Business Watch Indonesia, Uni Sosial Demokrat, and ELSPPAT/Institute for Rural Development and Sustainable Agriculture. He was also a visiting lecturer in some Indonesian private universities (1998-2004) and a regular contributor major newspapers in Indonesia like The Jakarta Post,English Daily (2002-2004), Kompas, Media Indonesia and Suara Pembaharuan(2001-2005). All of his articles are archived in his personal blog.

                During his work with the University of Manchester, he has been involved in around 20 projects funded by the European Commission, British Government, and international charities. He supervises doctoral, masters and bachelor degree students working in issues intersecting technology, society, and societal change.

                  Rachmat Affriadi Anggara

                  Rachmat Affriadi Anggara

                  Co-Founder & Advisor

                    Rachmat Affriadi Anggara (Angga) has education background in Industrial Engineering in Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and earned an MSc. degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management from Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. During his study, He has accomplished several research and projects.

                    His undergraduate final project “Development of Marketing Strategy using System Dynamics Modeling”, designed a set of marketing policy in Indonesian Telecommunication state-owned-enterprise using system dynamics method and for his master dissertation “The Development of Risk Mitigation Framework in Supply Chain Management” investigated in biofuel Company in Indonesia. The research findings were published in Manchester Business School Working Paper Series 2010. He has strong research interest in Operation& Supply Chain, Sustainable Development, Business Strategy, Business Development, Climate Change, and Innovation.

                    Angga works with both quantitative and qualitative approaches. He is familiar with case study, in-depth interview, workshop, survey, system modeling as well as observation. He has good knowledge in using statistical application such as SPSS and System Modeling tools. He was faculty member in Department Operations and Supply Chain Prasetiya Mulya Business School Indonesia. He teached operations management, supply chain management, technology business, and actively engaged in student character development in Prasetiya Mulya Business School. In CIPG, he has accomplished several research and consultancy with Indonesia’s National Research Council. He is also active in social movement in Jakarta, Indonesia. Currently, he is working in a Private holding company who has diversified business portfolio as Manager in Startegy& Development.

                    Prior to his Masters study (2007-2008) he worked in a fast moving consumer goods multinational company in Indonesia. During his master study in United Kingdom, he was the President of Indonesian student society in United Kingdom. He has responsibility to manage many projects and coordinate all Indonesian student activity in United Kingdom.

                      Mirta Amalia, Ph.D

                      Mirta Amalia, Ph.D

                      Co-Founder & Advisor

                        Mirta Amalia earned an MSc (with Distinction) in Management and Information Systems (M&IS) from Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester. She was the only student to achieve Distinction in the 2008/2009 academic year on the M&IS programme.

                        Her MSc dissertation, “Knowledge Management: A Case of a Multinational Company Subsidiary in Indonesia”, identified the ways a multinational subsidiary in Indonesia devised and implements its knowledge management (KM) strategies using a qualitative method involving interview and observation. The research findings were presented in the 2010 R & D Management conference in Manchester, UK and will be published in the forthcoming issue of Journal of Knowledge Management. She has also published a paper about KM in civil society organisations (CSO) in the MBS Working Paper series. She then further develops interest in research on the links between KM and innovations in service organisations.

                        Mirta works with both quantitative and qualitative approaches. She is familiar with case study, in-depth interview, workshop, survey as well as observation. She has experience in using statistical application such as SPSS. She currently holds scholarships from Manchester Business School Bursary for her doctoral study at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), Manchester Business School, University of Manchester (2010-2014). Her doctoral research is provisionally titled “Transferring Knowledge, Managing Innovations: Does Knowledge Management matter in Knowledge-Intensive Business Services?” In this research, she aspires to examine the links between knowledge transfer activities, innovation and KIBS processes by taking some selected KIBS sectors in Indonesia as a set of case studies.

                        Prior to her Masters study (2004-2008) she worked in a multinational company –Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN)– subsidiary in Indonesia which operates as a telecommunication service provider. Her tasks and responsibilities included, but not limited to, product development and implementation; customer consultancy relating to the customer’s business processes and development; demo presentation promoting new products and features; liaising with other project members from parts of Europe, Asia and Australia; as well as organising and conducting training or knowledge transfer programmes.

                          Irsan Pawennei

                          Irsan Pawennei

                          Co-Founder & Advisor

                            Irsan was graduated from ITB for his Bachelor Engineering Degree. He also has Master Degree in Management of Science, Technology and Innovation from University of Manchester. He has interests in Innovation, Policy, and Technology issues. His experiences include Science, Technology and Innovation policy and engagement with ministries and local government. He was co-author for the latest OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy 2013, particularly for Indonesia chapter.

                               

                              Researcher

                              Leonardus K. Nugraha

                              Leonardus K. Nugraha

                              Research and Knowledge Manager

                                He is a researcher with educational background in philosophy from Driyarkara School of Philosophy, Jakarta. His recent publication is on the dynamics of television content production and consumption where he works mostly with qualitative approaches. His subject interest includes social sciences and technology & society. He is familiar with case study, focus groups discussion, in-depth interview and semi-ethnography. His experiences also include public policy and engagement with the government and CSOs.

                                  Daya Sudrajat

                                  Daya Sudrajat

                                  Research Associate

                                    Daya is a researcher with Political Science educational background from Universitas Indonesia. Her favorite issues include public policy, education, and development studies. In spare time, she loves to run, hunt literary books and write story for Komunitas Logika Rasa.

                                      Ferzya

                                      Ferzya

                                      Senior Research Associate

                                        Ferzya is our senior research associate who concerns in the economic diversification, local content and social impact of technology. While her interest spread through various topics, her research focus is in inclusive development. She is also involved in the environment & cultural preservation and play a role as a chief of the start-up based in Sumatra. Ferzya gained formal education from Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Oxford, United Kingdom.

                                          Klara Esti

                                          Klara Esti

                                          Research Associate

                                            Currently a junior researcher having bachelor degree on Communication Studies from University of Atma Jaya Yogyakarta. She has been always interested in community development, ecology, culture and communication used in specific context. Her undergraduate final project portrayed how communication strategy used by local community to persuade local farmers to put green agriculture into practice. She is familiar with case study, ethnography, and observation.

                                              Mohammad Rinaldi Camil

                                              Mohammad Rinaldi Camil

                                              Research Associate

                                                Rinaldi is a researcher with educational background in Media Studies from University of Indonesia. He is familiar with qualitative and quantitative approaches. Beside being a researcher, Rinaldi also a Co-Founder of a media startup based in Jakarta. He enjoys discussing things related to media, culture and technology issues.

                                                  Natasha Hassan Attamimi

                                                  Natasha Hassan Attamimi

                                                  Research Associate

                                                    She is a researcher with a Political Science background from Brawijaya University. Due to her research experience, she possesses a comprehensive knowledge in qualitative researches using an ethnographic methodology, in-depth interview and forum group discussion. She also has a strong interest in quantitative researches toward the application of Big Data. Her current research area is on media studies, identity production, public sphere, race and ethnicity.

                                                      Wirawan Agahari

                                                      Wirawan Agahari

                                                      Senior Research Associate

                                                        Aga is a researcher with bachelor degree in Telecommunication Engineering from ITB and master degree in Engineering and Policy Analysis from TU Delft, the Netherlands. His interest lies in the field of ICT, especially in exploring how ICT could empower society to have a better life.

                                                          Aldani P Wijayanti

                                                          Aldani P Wijayanti

                                                          Research Assistant

                                                            Aldani is a Bachelor of Psychology whose previously explores mental health policy. Joined CIPG for completing her interest in SDGs and further digging about policy brief. Her current research focuses on media monitoring and the innovation system among national research agencies. Her activity concentrates in community development and concerned law in health and society.

                                                              Our Team

                                                              Nurhasanah

                                                              Nurhasanah

                                                              Accounting

                                                                Nurhasanah is currently an accounting and finance staff in CIPG since September 2011. She graduated from the economic studies majoring in management University of Pakuan Indonesia in 2006. Starting from 2002, Nurhasanah has significantly improved her professional skills in sales, marketing, finance, and accounting.

                                                                  Septia Nurul

                                                                  Septia Nurul

                                                                  Finance and Admin Staff

                                                                    Septia Nurul (Tia), born in 1992, is currently Finance and Administration Staff in CIPG. She graduated from Indonesian Teachers Association or Persatuan Guru Republik Indonesia (PGRI) 1 Vocational School Jakarta, majoring in office academy. She enjoys reading book during her leisure time.