- climate finance
- land use
- adaptation finance
- international climate negotiations
- natural capital
- climate policy
- conservation finance
Dr. Suzanty Sitorus directs CPI’s Indonesia program, leading analysis and advising government, business, and civil society leaders on land use, energy and climate finance. Under her leadership, CPI Indonesia has developed several strong initiatives on climate finance effectiveness, including fiscal policy instruments for sustainable land use and clean energy, and advisory to line ministries and financing institutions.
Suzanty joined CPI in 2016 with nearly two decades of experience in climate finance, land use, and natural resources management. From 2009 to 2015, Suzanty worked in the National Council on Climate Change, a government body coordinating climate change policy and strategy, and served as Indonesia’s lead negotiator on climate finance in the UNFCCC processes. From 2014-2016 she served as a member of the UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance, and from 2012-2014 she was an adviser to the Green Climate Fund Board member from Indonesia. She has also served as a Board member in the Indonesia Philanthropy Association.
As an expert on climate finance and natural resources management, and in her capacity as a negotiator, Suzanty regularly moderates and speaks at high-profile events. She co-facilitated UNFCCC negotiation sessions on issues related to finance and chaired discussions on issues related to climate finance at international forum, including the OECD Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG) from 2012-2014.
Suzanty has a Doctor of Philosophy from the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia, UK.