Tiza Mafira is Director, Climate Policy Initiative, based in Indonesia, where she leads a team of analysts to deliver robust studies on climate finance effectiveness and innovations for policy-makers. With a background in environmental law, Tiza is a public policy expert specialising in land use and climate finance.
Tiza joined CPI in 2014, and played a large role in establishing the Indonesia office. She is also part of a technical experts team facilitating Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Finance in establishing an Environmental Fund Public Services Agency. Executive Director of the Indonesia Plastic Bag Diet Movement, a community-based organisation which advocates for policies and awareness to reduce single-use plastics.
Previously a lawyer specializing in natural resources and forestry law, she has also worked at the Office of the Special Staff of the President during President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s term as a speech writer and climate change policy handler. She holds a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Laws from Universitas Indonesia, with studies focusing on environmental law and climate change.