Meet the Team

Sebastian

Sebastian has over 10 years experience in the youth and community sector, not only in the UK, but also in India, Indonesia and Gambia. He has also worked in cultural relations. developing cross curricular education projects with Africa, Asia and South America. Sebastian has project managed a number of large-scale projects for international clients such as the Welsh Government, UNICEF and the European Commission. Trained at De Montfort University, his passions are for Development Education, Citizenship and Sustainable Development.

Aini

Aini is an experienced project manager who has worked in various industries including stock exchange, logistics and website development. After establishing her own web design company in 2005 she began collaborating with many charity and voluntary organisations. Her passion for travel inspired her to create international opportunities available to young people from all over the world, particularly those from ethnic minority groups and underprivileged backgrounds. In 2011, Aini co-founded Act Global CIC in the UK and has since been project managing Act Global’s international events all over the world.

Andrew

Andrew has over 16 years of experience managing a young people’s charity in Hastings (UK). Within this role, he has delivered and facilitated a wide range of workshops and seminars for young people, which have lead to both regional and national guidelines in good practice and innovation. Andrew is a student of Applied Social Science, a lecturer at Brighton University and a local Councillor for Hasting Borough Council. His interests are in the areas such as engaging young people as active citizens, working with them to develop sustainable projects that meet the need of the community as well as areas of mental health, self-harm and sexual health.

Alena

Alena has been working with international coaching, project development and implementation in non-profit and business sectors in Russia, Europe and Asia since 2007. Having background and practical experience in psychology, training methodology and intercultural communication, she contributes with creative approach and innovative ideas to the development and growth of individuals and organisations. Using interactive, non-formal methods and techniques she is happy to inspire and motivate. She strongly believes in inner potential of each individual and with each training and project helps bring it from inside out.

Andy

Andy is a reflective practitioner with decades of experience working in formal, non-formal and informal education settings. A successful career qualified in youth work in NGO and statutory settings, allied to development work in formal school, college and higher education settings, Andy is highly skilled in roles and all aspects of levels ranging from face to face work with young people through to strategic management and consulting work in the sector. With rich experience and qualification in assessment and verification of youth work allied to auditing and mentoring, he is passionate about youth work and the pursuit of quality training of the next generation of youth workers.

Andreea

Andreea has worked in the NGO sector since 2005, managing various training and youth projects. She has an educational background in management, human resources and pedagogy. Andreea now works as a trainer and consultant on project planning and management. Her main interests include organizational development, conflict resolution and creativity. She is a strong supporter of social businesses that create sustainable development in local communities, which is why she teamed up with Act Global.

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Tria

Tria started joining Act Global since 2012 and has been involved in coordinating the local projects in Bali. She works closely with management teams, partnership and social media. Tria also works as an independent writer – her writing can be found in the book “We Indonesians Rule” (2014) and Festival Fiksi Kompasiana (2011). She has over 10 years experience working in media. She studied Broadcasting at Sebelas Maret University and interested in creative projects. She also supported Act Global’s partners projects abroad such as Intercultural Communication in Romania, Green Entrepreneurship in Slovenia and (I)mmigrant + Action= Global Reaction in Madrid, Spain and in Berlin, Germany.

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Trisna Putri

Trisna is an experienced project manager with a strong interest in digital marketing, international business, and woman empowerment. She has been participating in various Act Global international projects over the years visiting Turkey, China and Poland. Recently Trisna has been developing a social media platform with Act Global called @dama.nara (on Instagram); which is an intergenerational initiative that fosters dialogue and collaboration in cultural learning, farming, technology etc. Trisna has been engaging with one village community across Bali to encourage them to join the project and ensuring that the leaders of the community are fully onboard with our concept.

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Chika Kusuma

Chika has a passion for creativity and artistic projects involving videos and writing, she also has a keen interest in gender equality. Chika leads on Act Global’s video content, managing our YouTube channel and other short video content on social media. Professionally, Chika works for a marketing company that is based across the South East Asia Region, but volunteers her spare time to support Act Global, which she has been doing since 2019. Chika’s interest in youth and community development started when she joined the Bali Local Guides Community, there she supported the Google Local Guides initiative. Chika was also a part of Cakrawala Theater group and won several medals for her Poetry Musicalization competitions with her team.

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Hermanto

Hermanto was born and raised in Jakarta, studied at Bina Nusantara University majoring in Computer Science, graduated in 2006. Started serious career in game development for SLAB from 2010. He has made several games of International and National scale. Since 2012 he moved to Bali and still actively making games. Hermanto is also involved in Erasmus+ projects, such as Green Entrepreneurship and (I)migration + Action = Global Reaction. Hermanto joined Act Global since 2016. He has been involved in coordinating local projects in Bali and technical aspects i.e. website in Act Global.

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Pudak Sari

Pudak is an expert in digital marketing covering a wide range of content strategy, copywriting, Google Ads, Facebook Ads, email marketing, and application development. She has several interest in entrepreneurs, technology and runs her own business called Smookah. She is also an active university student of STMIK Primakara Bali majoring in Computer Science. She started to be a volunteer in local photography community from the age of 18 and joining Act Global in 2020. 

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Nevy Pangestika

Nevy has been volunteering for Act Global since 2019. Currently, she is working as an Environmental Educator and content writer. She is also the Co-Founder of a writing start-up (@typoo.id). She was active in several committees with different roles during her education. Her passion is getting involved with languages and cultures, self-development, environment, and women’s empowerment. She joined Bali Local Guides Community and has been actively contributing for Google Local Guide since 2018. She believes that everyone is brilliant in their own way.

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Asa Onsai

Asa Onsai was born and raised in North Sumatra. After high school, she left home to study in Bali in 2016. She has experience as a Professional Conference Organizer (PCO) staff at the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group Annual meetings (IMF-WBG 2018). Besides, she is an active volunteer in a non-profit organization. Since she was a child, she has been fond of the arts and joined several performances in art activities, such as choir group and guitarist at the concert event. This simple-looking girl likes children, she loved volunteering activities to teach children in Bali. Also, she is a lover of animals and plants.

Kristian

Kristian has over 5 years experience working in education and with young people. He studied English Literature at Northumbria University and graduated in 2013 with a passion for travel and non-profit education. Kristian has studied and worked in the USA and has been involved in various youth projects across Europe. With Act Global, Kristian aims to aid in creating more opportunities available to young people and to promote the importance of international development.

Mening Lestari

Mening has interest in the entrepreneurship, cultures, languages, and gender equality. She was active as Board of Director of Udayana Young Entrepreneur Community. She is capable of secretarial, organizing activities, writing, and design. She joined Act Global Indonesia in 2018 and has been actively carrying out various activities of non-formal education. She believes that everyone deserves to have vision and to develop themselves at all times without any judgement from anyone.

 

 

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