Tanty Surya Thamrin
Tanty is an independent consultant specialising in disaster management in Indonesia. She has over 15 years’ experience in humanitarian and development sector in Indonesia, including in project design, management and monitoring and evaluation. Tanty specialises in disaster management, including civil-military relations, gender, and conservation and natural resource management. Tanty has previously worked for NGOs, local government and regional bodies including the ASEAN Humanitarian Assistance (AHA) Centre in Jakarta.
She is also a Search and Rescue (SAR) expert diver, with experience in underwater recovery operations. She is currently team leader for an underwater research team at the ILLA DIUES® – NAUI Pro Scuba Center in Jakarta. Tanty is currently completing a PhD in Natural Resource Management at the University of Göttingen in Germany, and is a lecturer in civil-military relations and disaster response at the Indonesian Peace and Security Center.