Gregory (Greg) Elms brings over 30 years of experience in international private sector development and program management, with special emphasis on Indonesia to his role as Field Director at TPSA. Prior to joining TPSA, Greg served for ten years as Investment Advisor to Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board as part of the Canada-Indonesia Business Development Office.
Greg also managed a diverse number of trade and investment climate projects for the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank. There, he performed advisory work for multi-donor projects, which included directing regulatory reform, public-private dialogue, smart regulation, investment policy, special economic zones, investment promotion and facilitation. Greg served as Team Leader for the EU-funded Trade Cooperation Facility.
Said Fauzan Baabud
Said is Project Manager at the Canada-Indonesia Trade and Private Sector Assistance Project of The Conference Board of Canada. Said has worked in the development sector since 2005, generally in large projects financed by international development agencies such as The World Bank and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). He has extensive experience including emergency and recovery post disaster, livelihoods recovery and sustainable development projects. He has experience in renewable energy projects in Indonesia such as wind farm and mini hydro and waste management infrastructure.
Aji brings extensive experience in developing creative artwork and managing a project’s visibility to his role as Communications Manager at TPSA. He supervises the implementation and updating of content to the website, e-newsletter, and social media vehicles. He also provides support for Indonesian SMEs in creating marketing material to compete internationally. Prior to joining TPSA in 2017, Aji worked at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the Community Relations Department and he contributed to making a successful 50th ASEAN Anniversary last year. He holds a degree in Visual Communication Design and has experience in brand development.
Events and Logistics Manager
Shendy brings exceptional administrative and organization management skills, and expertise in organizing meetings and events. As the TPSA Events and Logistics Manager, she is responsible for: organizing the TPSA program and events; communicating with project participants and beneficiaries; contracting and processing invoices for event venues and service providers, as well as coordinating meeting logistics and all event and meeting materials.Prior joining TPSA in 2017, Shendy worked at several international organizations including United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Institute of Natural & Regional Resource (INRR) and International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF).
Indonesia Financial Officer
Siti brigs her impressive attention to detail and her passion for assisting female Indonesian entrepreneurs and SMEs to her role as Indonesia Financial Officer at TPSA. Siti joined TPSA in January 2015 as Project Assistant and caries out day-to-day financial activities within TPSA projects in Indonesia.. Outside of work, Siti can often be found indulging herself in the kitchen and experimenting with new recipes she cracked down, through the internet, from all around the globe.
Rahman Dako is responsible for implementation of TPSA’s project environmental activities, including providing liaison between TPSA Project and government and non-government stakeholders.
Before joining TPSA Project in 2016, Rahman has had long experience in environmental advocacy, governance and community development issues. Since 1995, he has worked with non-government organizations at local, national and international levels including WALHI (Friends of the Earth Indonesia), Wetlands International, and IUCN Asia Regional Office. He is founder of local NGOs in his hometown, Gorontalo, including JAPESDA, Gorontalo Green Community and several community groups. He also has experience as a consultant on natural resources management planning, monitoring and evaluation, capacity building and environment-related studies with several International development agencies and local/national governments.
Senior Gender Equality Consultant
Leya Cattleya is responsible for undertaking analysis of Indonesia’s trade and investment regulations of selected industries from a gender perspective, including the identification of constraints faced by women-owned or -operated small and medium enterprises (SME). Her sectoral experience includes: poverty reduction, women economic empowerment, SME and private sector development, human and women rights, violence against women, law and justice, migration, indigenous people, education, health, and civic governance.
Leya graduated from the Center for the Development of Economics, Williams College, Massachusetts USA. She started her career as a planner in the National Planning Board (BAPPENAS) of the Government of Indonesia in 1986, and took a position as an Economic Specialist of the USAID in the American Embassy in Jakarta in 1993. Since 1999, she has been an independent consultant for bilateral agencies, multilateral agencies, consulting firms and research organizations.
Gender Equality Officer
As part of TPSA’s Gender Equality Team, Dati Fatimah is responsible for further developing and implementing TPSA’s gender equality strategy to achieve gender equality results. Prior to joining TPSA in 2015, Dati worked as a researcher and a consultant for the government and international development organizations. She provided consultation services and conducted research on gender mainstreaming in economic empowerment, regional development planning and budgeting, project evaluation, community-based disaster management and climate change, and social protection. Dati holds a master’s degree in Political Science and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.