|John Bruce Wells
Chief of Party, USAID LEAD Program/ICF International, and head of the Asia LEDS Partnership Secretariat
John Bruce Wells has more than 25 years of experience in the design and management of innovative public-private alliances and the analysis of government and corporate strategies to manage social and environmental concerns. He is currently based in Bangkok where he oversees the USAID LEAD program, an 11-country climate change mitigation initiative. Previously, he supported clean energy and green growth programs in South Asia and Eastern Europe; was a Partner with Environmental Resources Management in Jakarta; and led the corporate consulting practices of Citizens International, LLC and Chemonics International. Mr. Wells was also the founder and president of The Bruce Company that advised the USEPA, U.S. Department of Energy, World Bank, and UNDP on global environmental issues.
|Mr. Ron Benioff
Director of the LEDS Global Partnership, and Director of the Green Growth Best Practices Initiative
Ron Benioff serves as Director of the Green Growth Best Practices Initiative working on assignment with the Global Green Growth Institute. Ron also serves as Director of the LEDS Global Partnership and the Clean Energy Solutions Center, along with other multilateral programs for the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Ron has managed international and environmental programs at NREL since 1997. Prior to joining the lab, he worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 11 years on climate change and waste management issues. Prior to joining NREL in 1997, he worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 11 years on climate change and waste management issues.
|Dr. Doddy Sukadri, Indonesia National Council on Climate Change
Co-Chair of the Asia LEDS Partnership and Low Carbon Emission Development Advisor with the Indonesia National Council on Climate Change
Dr. Doddy S. Sukadri is a forest policy analyst, holding a PhD in Forestry from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA. He did his master program at University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, majoring in forest-watershed management. His BS, also in Forestry, was obtained from Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia. Before joining NCCC, he worked for the Ministry of Forestry of Indonesia for more than 25 years, and during his tenure, he posted in various divisions, ranging from forest planning, reforestation and land rehabilitation, foreign cooperation, and forest policy research and development. He is experienced in working with international organizations, including CIFOR and the World Bank. Prior to his engagement with NCCC, he was seconded to the World Bank office in Jakarta, in charge of developing Indonesia wood-based Industry and other policy-related matters.
|Mr. Orestes Anastasia
Co-Chair of the Asia LEDS Partnership and Senior Regional Climate Change Advisor, USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA)
Orestes Anastasia played a leading role in launching the Asia LEDS Partnership in 2012 and currently serves as Co-Chair. He serves as USAID’s senior regional advisor on low emission development strategies (LEDS) for Asia and oversees the Climate Change Mitigation portfolio of programs at USAID’s regional mission for Asia based in Bangkok. He has been responsible for designing and leading regional initiatives and programs addressing low emission climate resilient development and green growth, public-private partnerships and innovative financing promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy, greenhouse gas inventories and accounting, sustainable cities, sustainable forestry and land use, and adaptation and disaster risk reduction. He has worked on environment and development challenges across Southeast Asia, South Asia, China, and worldwide and has a background in environmental law.
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