Our Team

Chrysant Lily Kusumowardoyo

Country Director

Chrysant Lily Kusumowardoyo (Lily) creates synergies and cultivates mutual relationships between ASB and local organisations through grant partnerships. As Partnership Manager, Lily provides remote management and support to ASB partners throughout Asia-Pacific. Since joining ASB in 2016, Lily is in charge of ensuring ASB partners have the capacity to mainstream disability-inclusion into their socio-economic development, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Climate Change Adaptation programmes. Aside from managing partnerships, she is also working with ASB to achieve a more inclusive humanitarian response through research and practice innovations. Under her leadership, ASB recently completed research on barriers and opportunities to disability and older age inclusion in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) humanitarian programming.

Lily is a development professional by training, with a master’s degree in gender and development from the Institute of Social Studies Erasmus University Rotterdam. In the past 15 years, she has consistently focused on social inclusion and community resilience through her work with various international development organisations, both in Indonesia and overseas.

Agnes Patongloan

DiDRRN Partnership Manager

Agnes Patongloan joined ASB for the first time in 2010 for two years and rejoined in 2016. She is currently managing ASB’s DiDRRN project on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in preparedness and emergency response. Prior to it, she also managed inclusive emergency response and early recovery programs post-earthquake and tsunami and inclusive COVID-19 response in Central Sulawesi and inclusive disaster management capacity building program for government officials in Indonesia. Through this program and her previous works, she works closely with local Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) for a more inclusive DRR and humanitarian response. She has more than ten years of experience in disaster risk management and humanitarian response with various organisations. She has extensive, inclusive facilitation, training and capacity development experiences throughout her professional working years.

Ary Ananta Prasetya

Emergency Response and Project Manager

Ary Ananta Prasetya joined ASB in September 2013 as a Project Officer for facilitated projects on community based inclusive disaster risk reduction (DRR). He currently manages the ASB emergency response team and provides technical support to the program and projects level-related inclusive DRR, humanitarian action, capacity building, and stakeholder engagement. He was part of the Sphere (Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response) and Humanitarian Inclusion Standards (HIS) as a global trainer. He contributed to the development of the Indonesia National Standard on the Resilient Village (2017) and the IASC Guidelines on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (2019).

Using his background as a local volunteer during the Tsunami in Aceh 2004 and Earthquake in Yogyakarta in 2006, he encouraged people to put the most at-risk people at the centre as the core for inclusive community engagement in the development, DRR and humanitarian action.

Rofikul Hidayat

Capacity Building and Engagement Manager

Rofikul Hidayat joined ASB for the first time in 2008 for five years and rejoined in 2014. He is currently managing ASB’s project on Partners for Inclusion: Localising Inclusive Humanitarian Response (PIONEER). He has experience in the implementation of school-based and community-based inclusive disaster risk reduction programs and eco-tourism livelihood projects. He develops his career with particular expertise in disaster risk management, develops a disaster risk reduction plan document, social inclusion, and community empowerment. His skills include inclusive facilitation on training, institutional capacity development and strategy establishment for partnership, government engagement and meaningful participation of the community.

Bibit Sofani Ngusman

Finance Manager

Bibit Sofani Ngusman (Bibit) serves as Finance Manager, which is responsible for leading financial organization management for day to day financial operations, managing direct project implementation and grant partnership projects through local partners in Indonesia, Philippines and Asia-Pacific. She also contributes to developing ASB partner financial guidelines, ASB financial guidelines and requirements include the financial capacity building material.  She provides mutual liaison and support for ASB with head office, donors and partners in terms of budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting and audit.

Bibit joined ASB in May 2011. She has more than 15 years of experience from several non-government organizations under the finance department and operations for emergency and development projects since she began in 2006. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia.

Rani Sawitri

Training and Capacity Transfer Coordinator

Rani Sawitri joined ASB in 2007 for a school-based DRR program until 2010 implemented the largest school-based DRR Education project in Indonesia for inclusive schools, special needs schools, and children with disabilities outside school. She rejoined in 2015 as Training and Capacity Transfer Coordinator. She is currently managing capacity building activities for ASB and partners in coordination with the programme/project manager. She is also responsible for developing IEC materials for training and the project’s knowledge product. She has extensive overseas training and facilitation experience in the field of capacity development and humanitarian action. She is a national safe school facilitator who works closely with the Ministry of Education. She has experience in managing mangrove conservation and restoration projects with a master’s degree from Environmental Management Gadjah Mada University.

Husna Yuni Wulansari

Communication and Information Coordinator

Husna Yuni Wulansari joined ASB in February 2020 as a Research Officer for a research project about inclusive water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), while supporting some communication-related tasks in several projects. She currently leads, develops, and implements the communication strategy and plans of the ASB’s programme/projects and the DiDRRN (Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Network) consortium. Before joining ASB, Husna worked as a research assistant for various on-campus research projects focusing on social inclusion, water governance, nonviolent actions, and global south politics. Husna holds a Bachelor of Political Science (International Relations) from Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia.

Dwi Sakti Murdaningsih

Programme Assistant

Dwi Sakti Murdaningsih joined ASB Indonesia and the Philippines in June 2017 as a Programme Assistant. She is currently responsible for supporting the administrative and financial requirements of all projects/programmes in ASB. Prior to joining ASB, Dwi Sakti worked as a Programme Assistant in numerous national and international NGOs focusing on the issues of reproductive health, women, and children. She obtained her degree from Public Administration Law in Muhammadiyah University Yogyakarta.

Anis Nuria Perwitasari

Accountant

Anis joined ASB in 2014 with more than 10 years of working experience in the finance of NGOs. Her main duties in ASB are to ensure all transactions fulfill the office standard operational procedure, as well as document and manage tax reports. Before working in ASB home office in Jogja, Anis was deployed in ASB field offices in Mentawai (2015), Padang (2016-2019), and Kupang (early 2020). Being a part of the finance team intrigues her to always challenge herself and put her best efforts in presenting accountable and transparent financial reports.

Titi Nugraheni

Administration & Logistic Officer

Titi Nugraheni joined ASB in April 2016 as Administrator & Logistic Assistant. She is a performing and knowledgeable administrative officer with 8+ years of experience managing various daily office operations, maintaining documents and files, and being in charge of office supplies. Besides providing administrative support for all staff and projects, she is responsible for providing logistic support and overseeing the overall logistic processes in support of the organisation’s objectives. She is an effective communicator with a highly professional attitude, excellent organisation skills, strong attention to accuracy and detail, multitasking and well-developed teamwork abilities.

Rachman Sanjaya

Finance Assistant

Rachman Sanjaya holds a background in accounting and economy with working experience of more than fourteen years as accounting, finance, and administrative staff. He was the Head of Accounting and Finance in a branch office of a multinational company in Indonesia. Rachman started his career in non-governmental organisations in 2015. He supported the financial aspects of several projects related to decreasing maternal mortality rate, strengthening the health system for tuberculosis, HIV, and malaria, capacity building for governmental apparatuses and basic services, and building economic opportunities in agriculture. Rachman is currently supporting the finance team of ASB Indonesia and the Philippines from 2020.

Fabio Dinasti

Project Capacity Building Officer

Fabio Dinasti began his career in humanitarian projects by joining emergency response to the Padang earthquake in 2009. He has been developing his skills and capacity on disaster management as a staff and volunteer for different local NGOs. He is an active member of Forum Pengurangan Risiko Bencana (FPRB / Disaster Risk Reduction Forum) of West Sumatra Province since 2014. His expertise includes community empowerment, especially the empowerment of the at-risk groups. He joined ASB in 2018 for a humanitarian programme in West Sumatra in 2018 and in Central Sulawesi in 2019. Currently, he is involved in the PIONEER project as a Project Capacity Building Officer.

Deni Aulia

Project/Training Officer

Deni Aulia joined ASB for the first time in August 2015 for four and a half years and rejoined in August 2021. He currently supports ASB’s DiDRRN project on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in preparedness and emergency response. Prior to it, he also supported projects on inclusive school-based disaster risk reduction in Central Java and inclusive community resilience in East Nusa Tenggara, working with various Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) for a more inclusive impact to the community.

As a development enthusiast, Deni has remarkable experience in proposal development focusing on human trafficking, providing technical support on inclusive humanitarian action-related activities, and leading inclusive capacity buildings to diverse audience. Throughout his professional working years, Deni consistently works on social inclusion and possesses an excellent understanding on gender and diversity that appears in his latest role. Deni holds a Bachelor of Political Science from the Brawijaya University, majoring in International Relations with focus study in development aid scheme.

Silma Desi

Project Capacity Building Officer

Silma Desi joined  ASB in September 2020. She is currently supporting capacity building activities ASB’s project on Partners for Inclusion: Localising Inclusive Humanitarian Response (PIONEER). She has the experience of more than five years of facilitating inclusive DRR training in the organisation of persons with disabilities, NGOs, the government and civil society(community empowerment).

Before joining ASB, since she was a student in 2014, she has been actively involved with the ASB programs. She was invited as a representative to uphold the voice of youth-promoting disability inclusion in the Asian Ministerial Conference DRR Mongolia, 2018 and the Global Platform DRR in Switzerland, 2019.

Besides being active in inclusive DRR, she was also active in voicing disability inclusion of the Inclusion education, health, employment, the protection of the law especially for women with disabilities a victim of violence, and other issues of disability inclusion. She was the Head of the Indonesian Association of Women with Disabilities (HWDI) 2016-2019 period in West Sumatera. She was also a sign language interpreter (SLI). Leave No One Behind, Salam Tangguh!

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