• Indonesian National Council on Social Welfare
  • Nov 2018 – Present2 years, 6 months
  • Greater Jakarta Area, Indonesia



  • Anjali Travelmart Wholesaler
  • Jul 2018 – Present: 2 years, 10 months
  • Greater Jakarta Area, Indonesia

Chairman, Anjali Travelmart Wholesaler. Rendering corporate strategic  directions and expansion of a 15-year wholesale travel business establishment into broader conventional packages and innovative leveraging of the growing markets in the government-accredited Umrah pilgrimage from Indonesia and worldwide halal tour as well as the express parcel branch of the Lion Air Group


Senior Programme Officer,

  • United Nations : Jan 2018 – Jun 2018, 6 months
  • Bangkok / Tehran

Senior Programme Officer, United Nations’ Asian and the Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management, January – May 2018. Developed the strategic programme direction of the Centre, conceptualised a regional platform for disaster information management, regional capacity development programme for disaster information management, and regional data repository for cross border disaster hazards.


United Nations ESCAP

4 years 5 months

Regional Adviser on Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Jul 2014 – Dec 2017: 3 years, 6 months
  • Bangkok Metropolitan Area, Thailand

Provides advisory services to the governments in the formulation, organization and management of policies and actions for disaster risk reduction (DRR). Leads in the identification of new or emerging development issues on DRR of potential concern to the international community, particularly those of a regional or global nature, and designs and develops programmes to address them. Provides direct substantive support on DRR issues to governments, intergovernmental bodies by offering strategic advice, giving technical guidance and assisting in developing a consensus. Develops and maintains relations with governments and ensures a response to requests for advice and/or assistance on DRR issues and policies. Organizes and coordinates cooperation among Member States on DRR programmes or issues. Negotiates with donor and recipient governments on technical assistance programmes and projects. Organizes and coordinates cooperation among Member States on DRR issues.



Total Duration, 6 yrs 1 mo

Project Manager, Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme

  • Dates Employed: Dec 2010 – Jul 2013
  • Employment Duration: 2 yrs 8 mos
  • Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme Phase II is one of the world’s largest disaster risk reduction programmes. A collaborative project of the Government of Bangladesh and six development partners, it capitalises on the success of the CDMP Phase I to further reduce the vulnerability of Bangladeshi people, particularly the vulnerable groups, through comprehensive all hazards, all actors, all settings, all phases approach. Currently the Programme also integrate the climate change adaptation in its portfolio.


Early Recovery Needs Assessment Advisor

  • Dates Employed Jul 2007 – Dec 2010
  • Employment Duration: 3 yrs 6 mos

Design, conduct, playing key roles in international multisectoral needs assessments: Padang Earthquake West Sumatra Indonesia PDNA; Conflict Early Recovery Initial Needs Assessment Pakistan (CERINA) 2009 Post Disaster Needs Assessment for flood in Northern Namibia 2009, Gaza Early Recovery Rapid Assessment (GERRNA) 2009; Early Recovery Needs Assessment (ERNA) of Gov-UN-World Bank PDNA in Haiti (Hurricanes Faye, Gustav, Hanna, Ike); member of a nine-person Tripartite Core Group of ASEAN – UN – Gov of Myanmar (Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar) Sub-committee of Post-Nargis Joint Assessment / PONJA of Gov-UN-World Bank; Early Recovery Needs Assessment Coordinator (Cyclone Sidr, Bangladesh); Post-Disaster Needs Assessment mission with ECLAC team (Hurricane Dean Dominica),


Policy and Legislation Advisor

  • Company Name: Indonesian Parliament/UNDP Jakarta
  • Dates Employed: Jan 2007 – Jul 2007
  • Employment Duration: 7 mos

Leading an expert team of the Special House Committee on Disaster Management Law, expert adviser to UNDP Jakarta Disaster Risk Reduction. Provide the strategic linkages of the Disaster Management Bill and the implementation of Strategic National Action Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction. Expert advices to national and local government on post-disaster recovery i.e. Aceh Tsunami and Yogyakarta earthquake


Head of Kobe Office/East-Southeast Asia Regional Adviser

  • Company Name: UN OCHA
  • Dates Employed: Jan 2006 – Dec 2006
  • Employment Duration: 12 mos

Heading the OCHA office in Kobe. Leading UN operation responding to disasters and developing response capacities in East/Southeast Asia. UNDAC Team Leader, Philippines landslides, February 2006, UNDAC Team Leader, ASEAN Regional Exercise, Cambodia, April 2006, UN Area Coordinator in Java Earthquake, May – September 2006

Expert on Disaster Management

  • Company Name: ASEAN Secretariat
  • Dates Employed: Jan 2003 – Dec 2005
  • Employment Duration: 3 yrs
  • Location: South East Asia

Technical expert of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management. Developed a regional framework for disaster management cooperation; drafted and facilitated the conclusion of negotiation of the Regional Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response.


Refugee Relief and Services

  • Company Name: VARIOUS
  • Dates Employed: Apr 1985 – Dec 2004
  • Employment Duration: 19 yrs 9 mos
  • 2001 – 2004: UNHCR and ASEAN, Developed regional collaboration framework for emergency preparedness of UNHCR, national governments, and NGOs in Southeast Asian Region.
  • 1999 – 2000: UNHCR, Emergency Social Services Officer in West Timor during East Timor refugee crisis.
  • 1989 – 1994: Community and Family Services International (CFSI) Hong Kong and Vietnam. Part of management team operating social services and protection for refugees, asylum seekers, those determined not to be refugees, and returnees/repatriated persons
  • 1986 – 1989: UNHCR, Galang Refugee Camp, Indonesia: managing the protection and resettlement of vulnerable groups among Indochinese refugees
  • 1985 – 1986: Indonesian Red Cross, Social Welfare Counselor, developing and providing community-based social services and protection to Indochinese refugees