meet our team
of strategic thinkers

Andrew Bassford
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CEO
The can-do attitude: Andrew turns a simple idea emerging from casual conversation into both profitable and rewarding business that bring sparkles in your eyes.

Deborah Aragão
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Investment Advisor
Expert in community development and micro-finance, Deborah creates kick-ass strategic investments to empower communities.

Jessica Winarto
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Junior Finance Analyst
With her love for creative economic models & for community resilience, Jessica loves to think outside the box.

Jessica Yaputri
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Environmental and Ecological Engineer
Multitask, everything is possible with Jessica: she’ll dig into regulations, reports, complex data to provide sharp answer and solutions.

Karli Thomas
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Associate
Nothing escapes the eye of our Pacific Islands specialist. Karli will track all aspects of a project to deliver creative solutions.

Lalu Hizbulloh
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Associate
Lalu is our social-economic community Guru, with years of knowledge working with fishing communities across Indonesia and implementing Fair-trade practices.

Nuraini
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Associate
‘The boss’, Ani brings tons of enthusiasm and legal expertise in our team, keeping up the challenge by raising the right questions.

Paul Eka
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Tourism Outreach Officer
Avid diver and eco-tourism Master, Paul’s life is dedicated to protect the gems of our Oceans by developing eco-tourism industry in Indonesia.

Pauline Gentile
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Program Coordinator
Pauline makes sure that everything we do can be crafted into a story that connects with others.

Roderic Hodges
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Senior Investment Analyst
Roderic turns complex financial modeling and disseminates multi-layered structures into an easy and free flowing way, no matter the audience.

Rosa Buntaran
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Senior Finance
Rosa makes sure all our contractual relationships are delivered on time and budget.

Rufaidah
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Senior Administrator
Rifa gets her hand dirty with all our paperwork.

Sari Tolvanen
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Director
Sari is our moral-compass when it comes to marine programs, she makes sure we deliver the highest environmental and social returns.

Vanessa Kosasih
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Associate
With her love for language, Vanessa uses her copy-writter skill to bring joy and delight in our reports and outreach.