Journal of Geology & Geophysics

Journal of Geology & Geophysics
Open Access

ISSN: 2381-8719

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Aretha Aprilia

Aretha Aprilia
Technical Expert, German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) Kyoto University Indonesia


Aretha Aprilia has been working for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Bangkok as the Coordinator of the Asia Pacific Forum for Environment and Development (APFED) Showcase Facility. Upon her resignation from UNEP, the Regional Director awarded the Certificate of Appreciation for "Outstanding Performance as Coordinator of APFED Showcase Facility Secretariat". She previously was working with the UNEP Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) in Bangkok and Paris on Sustainable Consumption in Asia project.

In 2011, she was selected as a Climate Change Professional Fellow funded by the US Department of State for a 5-weeks program in New York and Washington DC. In 2013 she was nominated as the 'Most Powerful Woman' by Her World magazine Indonesia and received the 'Young Professional Caring Award' by Martha Tilaar group. She is currently working as Technical Expert at GIZ, while previously she was Director of Indonesia Center on Sustainable Consumption and Production (IC-SCP) at Surya University.

She is also undertaking her PhD research on waste management at the Department of Energy Science Kyoto University, Japan. She received a generous full scholarship from Schlumberger Foundation. During her PhD studies, she maintains her professional work by serving as Consultant to Mitsubishi Research Institute Tokyo, Institute of Global Environmental Strategies Tokyo, reviewer of the international journal of 'Waste Management & Research' SAGE publishing, 'Journal of Geology & Geosciences', and language reviewer of the International Journal of Nuclear Safety & Simulation.

Research Interest

Climate Change, Environmental Awareness, Sustainable Development, Waste Management, Environmental Issues, Renewable Energy, Environmental Science