OUR GIFT MAKERS
Delivering our gifts to the earth
Our team is an incredible source of information, inspiration, and dedication to everything su-re.co (Sustainability & Resilience) Gift-maker to the Earth stands for. We’re so happy to work in something that we love so much, and invite you to learn more about us below.
DR. TAKESHI TAKAMA
CEO & Founder
Takeshi leads this young think-and-do tank which aims to truly achieve a better environment and society for all of us. He makes strategic plans and decisions to make sure that projects run smoothly and effectively to support people in developing countries and solve environmental problems based on scientific analysis. He has been working as an international expert on climate change, environment and energy for nearly 2 decades, and has a PhD in Economic Geography from Oxford University.
CYNTHIA JUWITA ISMAIL
Cynthia is involved in a number of collaborative projects with international agencies e.g. EU (i.e. GreenWIN and TRANSrisk), UNIDO, UNDP and ADB. With a main focus on climate change adaptation and mitigation, she is designing for clean energy at household level. She has been working in the area of climate change as a researcher since 2012 and obtained an MSc degree in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy from KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
FABIAN PERI WIROPRANOTO
Fabian received his BSc at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. Having done a Liberal Arts program, he has a broad background of both technical and social sciences, ranging from topics such as Environmental Policy to Cognitive Neuroscience. Now he is supporting various research projects and writing research proposals and projects related to climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Business & Event
Maya joined su-re.co's Be-Event to coordinate and manage su-re.co activities such as international workshops, company training programs, Japan field school trip, and university research visits. As of the pandemic, Maya is now working on online programs and helping the Do-Business team with the export preparation and crowdfunding.
SITI NURLAILA INDRIANI
Indri has a Master's degree in Sustainable Energy from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Bachelor's degree in Physics Engineering from Gadjah Mada University. She has had experiences in renewable energy projects in remote areas and is now working on Indonesia's case study for LANDMARC project, a 4-year project funded by the European Commission.
Researcher & Operation Officer
Amanda received her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from UC Berkeley, focusing on environmental design and urbanism in developing countries. She is currently handling a variety of administrative and project management tasks within the company operations, while also supporting ongoing research project such as TIPPING+ and LANDMARC.
Business & Event
Okta is an entrepreneurship and community development enthusiast. She graduated from Chemical Engineering at University of Sumatera Utara. She is currently involved in business & online event activities to promote sustainability also to support local farmers across Bali & Flores.
Erina is currently studying international politics and development at Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan. From her experience visiting to Nepal for field research, she was shocked by how the climate change affected the farmers lives. She wants to support the farmers in Indonesia by spreading Gift Makers in Japan.
Business & Event
Sarah is a Bachelor of Management from Bina Nusantara University. Her intention as Green Business Development Intern is to gain knowledge in green business, sustainable development, and circular business model. Due to her experiences joining project of sustainable farming and rural community development, she wants to contribute in empowering Indonesian farmer.
Ai is an MBA candidate at The Wharton School, Class of 2023, and holds a Bachelor of Law and Political Science from Keio University. She represented Japan in G20 Youth Summit 2013 held in Saint Petersburg, Russia. After gaining six years of professional experiences at J.P.Morgan, she is passionate to elaborate knowledge and experience in sustainable development.
Crescencia is a Bioprocess Engineering student from Universitas Indonesia passionate in sustainable industry practices, waste management, and renewable energy. They hope to expand and practice their knowledge of socio-environmental proliferation through local development and community empowerment.
ELENA ESTEVEZ TAKASHIMA
Elena is currently studying international development in University of East Anglia. Since she visited the Tonle Sap lake in Cambodia and witnessed the degradation of the water quality, she has been interested in environment and its influence on people. She is passionate about gaining new skills and knowledge in su-re.co.
Vira is a Civil Engineering Undergraduate Student from Universitas Gadjah Mada, she is passionate in sustainable infrastructure, specifically digging deeper into environmental field. She hopes she can find opportunities to solve environmental issues and empower the local community.
Mako is a junior year high school student at Kichijo Girls Senior School in Tokyo. She participated in onlineAct! Batch4, the program held by the collaboration between TigerMov and su-re.co this May and got interested in shifting food systems into sustainable and circulated ones all the way from a food production phase to the consumption and waste management.
GUSTI AYU ISMAYANTI
Isma graduated as a Bachelor of Science from Institut Teknologi Bandung majoring in Oceanography. She passionate in ocean conservation, sustainibility management, and documentary filmmaking. Now Isma supporting the sustainable program on the company. In everyday life, She is also a photographer, videographer, and Balinese dancer. “Heart, mind, and soul into even the smallest act” is her everyday mantra.
I GEDE MERLIN A. LANDMANN
Merlin studies Global Project and Change Management in the Netherlands. Currently, he is working at his bachelor internship at su-re.co, where he researches blockchain as a solution for measuring carbon offset values for biogas digesters.
GEDE HERRY ARUM WIJAYA
Herry graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from Universitas Prasetiya Mulya majoring in Renewable Energy Engineering. He has a passion for research and engineering, implementing knowledge in the field of renewable energy for the wider community. Now Herry assists in the development, installation, and monitoring of the company's biogas system.
Cynthia graduated from Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China, majoring in environmental science. Knowing that indigenous and farmer communities are more vulnerable to climate change, she believes that community empowerment can help mitigate this issue. She hopes that her experience in su-re.co can help her empower more local communities around in Indonesia.
She is a university student and studying French and English at the university. She is interested in contributing to nature through the products that are kind to nature.