GBPN PEOPLE

Like our network of experts, building practitioners and donors — our people are truly global. We’re fortunate to have some of the brightest, determined minds working together to reduce emissions and improve building performance — supporting governments to create real, lasting change. GBPN’s organisation brings over 10 years of knowledge and innovation to sustainable building practices and policy reform.

Global

Dr. Peter Graham
CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Peter’s career in sustainable building spans all levels of the industry, from boardrooms to international negotiations, construction sites to universities, including Associate Professor in Architecture at Monash University.

Claire Brulé
HEAD OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Claire Brulé has over 20 years experience in International Business, Corporate Administration and Financial Management.

Khadija Esseghairi
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Khadija is a freelance specialist in energy policy, energy finance, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and project finance.

Christina O’Hagan
COLLABORATION MANAGER
Christina O’Hagan has 15 years’ experience delivering social impact programmes within the community and government sector across Ireland, Cambodia, Australia and Singapore.

Heather Potter
HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
Heather is a former journalist with over 20 years experience as a professional communicator.

Monash University Art, Design and Architecture (MADA):

Asia-Pacific Office

MADA
MADA is leading integrative, transformational practice-based research on real-life projects that are important to the future of our cities and our planet. MADA is a Global Expert Partner with the GBPN and host for the GBPN Regional Office for Asia Pacific.

Jeswynn Yogaratnam
HEAD OF POLICY REFORM
Jeswynn is Head of Policy Reform for India and South-East Asia at GBPN. Jeswynn has 20 years experience in  legal consulting, legal education and policy development within public, private and tertiary sectors in the APAC region. He works at the Monash University Regional Program Office for Asia-Pacific.

Kate McFarlane
HEAD OF NETWORKS AND ENGAGEMENT
Kate has ten years of experience in international development and education focused on research and knowledge management, program management and technical advisory roles. Kate works at the Monash University Regional Program Office for Asia-Pacific.

Mehdi Taheri
NETWORKS ADMINISTRATION

Craig Burton
HEAD OF KNOWLEDGE INNOVATION
Craig supports GBPN’s various projects in capacity building and the collection and use of evidence. Craig supports policy reform with GBPN’s country teams in SE Asia and India. Craig works at the Monash University Regional Program Office for Asia-Pacific.

Indonesia

Jatmika Suryabrata
CONSULTANT – HIDUP WORKING GROUP
Jatmika Adi Suryabrata is a lecturer at the Department of Architecture and Planning, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, since 1986 with special interests in Green Buildings/Bioclimatic…

Sandra Pranoto
CHAIR OF HIDUP WORKING GROUP
Sandra Pranoto is an advocate of green building, policy reforms and investment climate with 20+ years of professional experience in managing various projects in Indonesia and East Asia, including 1…

Yeni Indra
SUB-NATIONAL STRATEGIC PROJECTS LEAD
Yeni Indra has a degree in economic and social science from Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). She has extensive knowledge and experience in qualitative and quantitative research, policy analysi…

Mei Batubara
PROJECT CONSULTANT
Mei has a degree from Architecture University of Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia. She is passionate about sustainable building and culture.

Matthieu Caille
PROJECT CONSULTANT
Matthieu is a French mechanical engineer with more than 7 years of experience in the field of energy efficiency, both for the public and private sectors.

Ratri Widyadari
NATIONAL STRATEGIC ADVISOR FOR INDONESIA
A private sector and business enabling environment specialist with over 20 years of experience of working with the national and sub national governments,…

Asri Triesnasari
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION
Asri supports the Indonesia Program. She has prior work experience of almost 19 years with IFC in Indonesia and The World Bank in Washington, D.C..

India

Gautam Nagar
SENIOR ADVISOR – INDIA
Gautam is a professional with 7 years of experience in leading and managing a portfolio of projects in India, Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Gautam has worked on Energy efficiency, Circular econo…

EXPERT PARTNERS & COLLABORATORS

Asia-Pacific

Indonesia

Monash University Indonesia
Monash Indonesia is Monash University’s postgraduate campus in Indonesia located in Tangerang, Banten. Monash Indonesia offers Masters, PhD, Executive education programs and engages in collaborative research with various stakeholders, with a mission to contribute to the development in Indonesia in Human Capital, Technology and Innovation. GBPN and Monash Indonesia have established a framework to collaborate on key projects in the region.

Green Building Council Indonesia (GBCI)
GBC Indonesia is GBPN’s Local Expert Partner in Indonesia to support sustainable building policy development, adoption, and implementation in Indonesia, emphasising supporting local and state government entities and SME’s. During two years of collaboration, the GBC Indonesia and GBPN will focus on the shared goal of decarbonising the building sector through linking high-performance standards with the adoption and effective implementation of building energy codes and supporting policies in Indonesia.

Center of Excellence Community Based Renewable Energy (CORE) – Udayana University
CORE (Center of Excellence Community Based Renewable Energy) Udayana University is one of seven center of excellences in PETUAH consortium. The PETUAH consortium consists of seven state universities in Indonesia and was established in an attempt to contribute to the Green Knowledge Millennium Challenge Account Indonesia (MCA-Indonesia). CORE has a vision to become a leading Center of Excellence in the field of community based Renewable Energy development in Indonesia in 2025.

Universitas Tujuh Belas Agustus (UNTAG)
University of 17 August 1945 Surabaya (Untag) Surabaya is the first private university in East Java, established on 17 August 1958. It offers education levels from Diploma through to Doctoral level studies. GBPN has forged a collaboration with the Architecture Department of the university to support the decarbonization and contribution to sustainable development goals of the Buildings Sector in Indonesia.

Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)
Bandung Institute of Technology (Institut Teknologi Bandung) is a state university located in Bandung, Indonesia. ITB has been credited as one of the most prestigious universities in Indonesia, which led GBPN to enter into a term of an agreement with its School of Architecture, Planning, and Policy Development (SAPPK) to nurture and develop scientific knowledge, conducive academic culture and community, and worldwide networks and initiatives.

Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR)
Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) is a think-tank in the fields of energy and environment. IESR encourages transformation into a low carbon energy system by advocating a public policy that rests on data-driven and scientific studies, conducting capacity development assistance, and establishing strategic partnerships with non-governmental actors. The Working Group on Power Sector Restructuring (WGPSR) is the forerunner of IESR that advocates policies and regulations on electricity tariffs, subsidies, and the electricity sector’s management.

MASKEEI
MASKEEI is a not-for-profit Civil Society Organization (CSO) established in 2014, advocating and promoting the efficient use of energy in all sectors of the economy, including the sectors of industry, transportation, buildings and household.

It deals primarily with the demand side of the energy equation. MASKEEI encourages all efforts in using the energy more efficiently to meet the national energy needs without necessarily building up more supply capacity to meet the increasing energy needs for sustainable development.

India

Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE)
Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) is a leading not-for-profit organisation in India that works on creating awareness about energy efficiency (EE) as a resource. As an energy efficiency market enabler, it advocates for data-driven and evidence-based EE policies and research. AEEE isone of our local expert partners. In 2019, GBPN, AEEE and CEPT Research and Development Foundation (CEPT CRDF) have signed a tripartite partnership agreement aimed at decarbonising the residential building sector in India.

CEPT UNIVERSITY
CEPT University, formerly the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, is an academic institution located near the university area in Ahmedabad, India, offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the natural and developed environment of human society and related disciplines. Consisting of five faculties, CEPT is focused on designing, planning, constructing and managing human habitats. Recently, in 2019, GBPN, AEEE and CEPT university have signed a tripartite partnership agreement aimed at decarbonising the residential building sector in India.

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