Ambrosius Ruwindrijarto Facts
Indonesian environmental crime investigator
- Ambrosius Ruwindrijarto is receipent of the 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award for 'creating entrepreneurial ways for community-based natural resource management'.
- He was born on November 14, 1971 in Central Java to a father who was a teacher-farmer and a mother who until now practices organic farming.
- In 1999, partnering with the UK-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), which specializes in the investigation of environmental crimes.
- He led bold campaigns to stop illegal forest exploitation.
- He studied Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management at the Harvard Business School Executive Education in 2009.
- Since 2003, he was the Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Fellow and co-founder, Samdhana Institute.