Heni Kurniasih

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Job Title
Institute Secretary

She holds a PhD  from the Faculty of Sciences, the University of Melbourne with a dissertation titled Multi-level transitions in the community forestry system for development in Indonesia, a Master of International Development from the University of Melbourne, and a Bachelor Degree in Political Sciences from Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia.

In her study, she applied systems of innovation theory to understand multi-level transitions in the governance of community forestry in Indonesia. She also studied the governance of water management in Jakarta, and the political economy of climate change.

Job Description

Heni is a Research Associate at SMERU. She was involved in the Diagnostic Study of the education system in West Nusa Tenggara Province. 

Previous Experience

Heni has a strong local knowledge on policy processes in Indonesian context built from her previous experience as a Program Officer, and also a Young Scholar Officer, in Australia-Indonesia Governance Research Partnership (AIGRP), an international development project managed by Australian National University funded by AusAID, and other previous work experiences including with a reputable national media.