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Suryani Amin


Senior Research Fellow


Disaster & Climate Resilience (DCR)



Suryani Amin M.Si is a professional in area of climate and disaster risk reduction with comprehensive knowledge supporting cities to tackle climate change and disaster risks. She was joining numerous projects nationwide for some different international organisations. Her experience ranges from project management to strategic advisory role . First began joining social movement and activism, she spends almost entire career providing assistance for those affected by disaster and climate change. Suryani is interested in writings and had wrote numbers of publication.

Area of Expertise

Disaster Risk Reduction, climate change adaptation, sustainable development, Monitoring & Evaluation, Knowledge Management

Year Experience

Master of Science Sociology , Universitas Indonesia/Post Graduate Program Dept. of Sociology – Awardee of Environmental Sociology Research Scholarship Ford Foundation.


Bachelor of Social & Political Faculty, Universitas Hasanuddin.

Work Experiences
Year Experience
Jan 2020 - present

City Adviser. C40 Climate Leadership Group

Jul 2019 - Sep 2019

Evaluator. Consultancy - End-line study & Project Evaluation of Urban Resilience impemented by Plan International, Resilience Development Initiative

Jan 2017 - Dec 2018

Community-based Climate Adaptation & Disaster Risk Reduction Advisor. USAID-APIK (Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim dan Ketangguhan/Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience) – consortium partners include Mercy Corps

Nov 2011 - Dec 2017

Climate Adaptation Consultant –Disaster Risk Management Unit. The World Bank Office Jakarta

Feb 2011 – Sep 2011

Senior Facilitator/Project Coordinator :Climate Resilient City-Kelurahan Empowerment Initiative (CRC-KEI)-World Bank Funded. Mercy Corps

Jul 2009 - Dec 2010

Project Coordinator: Generating environmental Improvements and economic benefits for the urban poor. Mercy Corps

Feb 2007 - Oct 2008

District Coordinator , Urban Safe & Healthy Communities-USAID funded. Mercy Corps


Training & Field Support Officer. International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

2003 - 2004

National United Nations Volunteer (NUNV) Specialist, Community Recovery Programme (CRP). United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)