People and Partners

Core Project Members

Rafid Shidqi Co-founder & Project Leader

Dewi Ratna Sari Co-founder & Program Coordinator

Gisela Emanuela Nappoe Training and Networking Coordinator

Ahmad Hilmy Mubarak Creative and Digital Media Coordinator

Project Advisor

Dr Mark V. Erdmann Project Advisor

Communication Division

Vivekananda Gitandjali Communications Manager

Vhetty Fatimah Social Media Officer

Etoile Smulders Website Officer

Deborah Estefanus Website Officer

Citizen Science Division

Muhammad Ichsan Citizen Science Program Manager

Putri Martosudarmo Citizen Science Program Assistant Manager

Former Members

Agustin Capriati Ecology Research Coordinator

Eka Maya Kurniasih Education and Outreach Coordinator

Alfian Bani Kusuma Socio-Economic Research Volunteer


Thresher Shark Project Indonesia
Alor Island, East Nusa Tenggara
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Thresher Shark Project Indonesia was founded in 2018 and initially supported by the Conservation Leadership Programme for Asia Pacific Region. Our work aiming to protect endangered pelagic thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus) in Alor Island, Indonesia through investigating the critical habitat, socio-economic importance of the species for the community and conservation outreach to local schools. We combine research and community engagement to inform policy decision for local protection of the species.

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