Our People

Research

We have a dedicated team of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method researchers.

Senior Research Fellow

Communication and Information

Our communication and information staff bring a range of skills and expertise, including in publication, research communication, and information support.

Management

Our management team ensures the quality of our work and makes sure that all research and the institute’s operation run smoothly.

Support

Without our administrative, financial, and technological staff, SMERU would not be able to function.

Board of Trustees

SMERU's Board of Trustees is responsible for the general oversight of the institute, supports SMERU’s vision and mission, and gives invaluable insights on internal and external matters.

 Syaikhu Usman (Chairperson) - The SMERU Research Institute, Jakarta
 Gregory Churchill (Vice Chairperson) - Legal Consultant and Lecturer (Retired), Jakarta
 Chris Manning - Australian National University, Australia
 Joan Hardjono - Independent Researcher, Bandung
 Sudarno Sumarto - Senior Research Fellow, The SMERU Research Institute, Jakarta
 Syarief Hidayat - Researcher, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Jakarta

Board of Advisors

This group of specialists provide advice on research design and process, as well as the management of SMERU.

 Boediono - Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
 Chris Manning - Australian National University, Australia
 Gavin W. Jones - National University of Singapore, Singapore
 Gustav F. Papanek - Boston Institute for Developing Economies, USA
 James J. Fox - Australian National University, Australia
 Joan Hardjono - Independent Researcher, Bandung
 Lant H. Pritchett - Harvard University, USA
 Mohammad Ikhsan - University of Indonesia, Jakarta
 Solita Sarwono - Freelance Consultant, Wassenaar, Netherlands