Our Team

The Indonesian Sustainaqua Foundation has reliable human resources in the field of aquaculture.

Rizki Dwinanto


Rizki Dwinanto graduated from Aquaculture IPB University. He started his career at the aquaculture industry since 1999 when he was appointed to lead the development of Labatorium Alam Segara Anakan demo pond in Kampung Laut, Cilacap. In 2002 – 2004, he was supporting the community farm development in Marisa, Gorontalo. His interest in farming technicalities led him to becoming a technician in Citarate, West Java, and Punduh Pidada, Lampung, which further hired as a consultant in a project of shrimp farm construction in Indramayu. In 2015 – 2016, he was employed at Sustainable Fisheries Partnership as Training Program Lead that supervising all aquaculture training activities at SFP Indonesia. Currently, he is the CEO of YSAI, an organization that he co-founded in 2016



Pamudi is the co-founder of Yayasan Sustainaqua Indonesia in 2016.  He is currently aquaculture consultant for US Soybean Export Council (USSEC), FAO of the UN and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP).  He has been working in aquaculture sector since 1998 and has played significant role in development of the sector for Phillips Seafoods Indonesia, CP Prima and Nissui Indonesia.  He was also aquaculture consultant for Asian Development Bank (ADB), Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia Pacific (NACA), Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Hatfield, and Deloitte, and was visiting scientist for University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute where he developed blue crab hatchery technology for restocking program.  Pamudi holds degrees in aquaculture and environmental science both from IPB University.

Retno Nuraini, M.Aqua

Chief, Science and Data

Prior to joining Yayasan Sustainaqua Indonesia, Retno started her career on the aquaculture world  when worked at the WorldFish Center exploring the results of shrimp farming across different shrimp sub-species in Aceh, Indonesia, which continued to be employed at Rare International for project blue print development of sustainable shrimp farming financing. During 2008 – 2020, she was working on the Aquaculture Improvement Project in East Java as SFP’s consultant. Retno has a Master of Science in Aquaculture from Wageningen University and a bachelor’s degree in Science in Biology from the Institut Teknologi Bandung in Indonesia.

Kenidas Lukman Taufik S.Pi

Chief, Monitoring and Evaluation

Kenidas has worked in Aquaculture since 2005 with different sectors; shrimps farming, pearl industry, aquaculture freelance consultant, and also running his own small scall catfish hatchery since 2010. Working on the Aquaculture Improvement Project in East Java as SFP’s field consultant in 2019-2020.  Kenidas has a bachelor’s degree in Aquatic Resources Management from IPB university in Indonesia.

Dr. Aslan

Chief, GIS and Mapping

Dr. Aslan is a professional researcher, results-oriented, and highly committed personality who has a strong background in environmental science and geography, specializing in spatial planning, remote sensing, geographic information system, and natural resources management. Throughout 20-years of career development, he has been involved in various research, teaching, training and projects consultancy in the field of biodiversity, conservation, ecosystem restoration, watershed management, wetland ecosystem mapping, community empowerment, and social-humanitarian

Alongside of his research experience, Dr Aslan has numerous experiences in establishing linkages
and conducting collaborative activities at national, regional, and international levels of institutions; among others are University of Missouri, Indiana University, Louisiana State University, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), Bogor Agricultural University, Bina Nusantara University, Southeast Asian Ministries of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Centres/Networks, U.S Forest Services, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).