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Suryani Amin
Senior Research Fellow

Cluster : DCR


Research Interest

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


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.

Education Timeline

  • 2008 Master of Science Sociology

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

  • 2002 Bachelor of Social & Political

    Faculty, Universitas Hasanuddin.

Working Experiences Timeline

  • 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.

  • 2006 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).

Publisher Springer (2018-2020):

Publisher National web-based media (2017-2020):
Publisher The World Bank (2016):
Publisher The World Bank (2015):
Publisher LeutiaPrio (2015):
  • Women Stories (fiction) - author

Publisher The World Bank (2014):
  • Contributor: Indonesia Economic Quarterly (IEQ) - Applying a rapid risk diagnostic approach for building disaster and climate resilience in Indonesia’s growing cities, The World Bank

Publisher The World Bank (2013):
  • Contributor , Indonesia Economic Quarterly (IEQ), - “Urbanization & Disaster Risks”, The World Bank

Publisher The World Bank - AusAID (2013):
  • Reviewer – Disaster & Climate Risk Profiles , Options for Resilience, The World Bank – AusAID

Publisher BPBD DKI Jakarta (2015):
  • Jakarta Disaster Management Plan 2013-2018 – co-author

Publisher Ministry of Health (2011):
  • Contribute article on lesson learned from implementation of Community Led Total Sanitation (book)

Publisher Akatiga (2009):
  • Contibutor : Journal of Social Analysis – Resource Mobilization ; Study on Social Movement Organization

Publisher To ACCAe (2006):
  • Writings Collection of Women writers “Perempuan Untuk Perempuan” (contributor), To ACCAe

Publisher Galuh Patria (2004):
  • Women Stories collection (fiction)

Publisher JARI Indonesia (2015):
  • Budget Advocacy Training Module (contributor)
  • Module of Community Based Development Watch with gender perspective (contributor)

Publisher JARI Indonesia (2003):
  • Editor of Vivek Pandit Book “Fearless Minds”

Publisher Local Newspaper in Makassar (2000-2002):
  • Articles on women and children issues, Local Newspaper in Makassar

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