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Wildan Ghiffary


Research Fellow


Regional & Urban Policy (RUP)



  • Specialities: marine and fisheries governance, small scale fisheries, marine conservation, IUU fishing, community development, policy analysis and project development.
  • Hold Bachelor and Master of Science Degree in marine and fisheries management field.
  • Experiences in working with Ministries and its agencies both provincial and district level, and International or local NGOs;
  • Advance interpersonal communication skills, writing skills (academic or non), leadership skills, public speaking, organization and community empowerment, and has solid analytical thinking.
  • Has been working on management of marine resources production, marine and fisheries multi-level governance system and coastal community in Indonesia for two years and working on some consultancy projects abroad.
Year Experience
2015 - 2017

MSc in Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management, Specialized in Marine Governance, Wageningen University. Netherlands

2009 - 2014

BSc in Marine Science, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Universitas Padjadjaran (Unpad), Indonesia

Working Experiences
Year Experience

Associate Intern, Marine Change Specialist Advisory Firm, Oversee and support analysis for The Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) proposal for Morotai Island (USAID SEA Project).


Widya Buana Prasetya Consultant, Assist communities of North Karawang to build and drown the “fish houses” as Fish Aggregating Device (FAD)


Strategic Development Partnership, The Nature Conservancy International NGO, Develop strategic documents and provide scientific background to advance the strategic partnership with involved stakeholders.


Researcher, Agency of Fisheries and Marine Science Research and Development, Worked as a researcher of mangrove conservation under the Ministry of Marine and Fisheries (MMAF)


Apprentice Officer, Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology, Worked as a ocenographer to study stream at sunda strain with GIS software, responsible to make a map for salinity and density and support data.

Project Experiences
Year Experience

European Workshop in Malta, Sustainable Fisheries Consultancy Project, Consultancy project led by Environmental Policy chair group from Wageningen University and fish4tomorrow (Local NGO)


Programme Manager, 1000 Artificial Limbs, Bakti Nusa Bandung programme led by the Dompet Dhuafa (NGO)


Programme Manager, 20000 Mangrove Rehabilitation, Student Council of Faculty programme led by the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science Unpad


Light Up Cambodia, Successfully fundraised and delivered 140 solar lights to the community in Kampong Speu and Lvea Aem in Cambodia

Organizational Experiences

  • President of Universitas Padjadjaran Student Council/BEM Unpad (2012 – 2014)
  • President of Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science Student Council/BEM FPIK Unpad (2012)

Writing Experiences

  • Scientific Paper “Composition and Distribution of Dolphin in Savu Sea National Marine Park, East Nusa Tenggara” (Jatiluhur ‘17) by Research Center for Fisheries Enhancement and Conservation
  • Book of “Belajar Merawat Indonesia” (Jakarta ‘14) by Dompet Dhuafa
  • Mimbar Akademik Page-Newspaper (Bandung ’13) by Pikiran Rakyat
  • Wacana Page-Newspaper (Jakarta ‘13) by Republik

Training Experiences

  • Open Water Scuba Diver (West Java, ‘17) by Possi-Cmas
  • Community Assistance and Development Training (Bandung ’13 – ‘14) by Dompet Dhuafa
  • Journalistic Training (Bandung ’13 – ‘14) by Republika
  • GIS Training (Unpad ’13) by Marine Science, Unpad
  • ASEAN Campus Leadership Exchange Programme (Brunei, ‘11) by ASEAN Secretary
  • Kesemat Mangrove Rehabilitation and Conservation (Semarang, ‘10) by Universitas Diponegoro

Training Experiences

  • Studeren in Nederland (StuNed) Full Scholarship Master Programme (2015 – 2017) from Nuffic Neso.
  • 2nd Best Place Award of Community Development Programme (2013 – 2014) from Dompet Dhuafa.
  • Honorable Activist Scholarship Award (2013) from Dompet Dhuafa.
  • Outstanding Student (2012) from Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science Universitas Padjadjaran.
  • Finalist of Research Paper (2012) from Ministry of Education and Culture.
  • Silver Award for Scientific Paper (2011) from the Universitas Padjadjaran.
  • Second Place Unpad Basketball League (2010) from Universitas Padjadjaran.