Jannata Giwangkara is responsible for the energy and power system transformation programme at the Indonesian energy and climate think tank Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR). In this programme, he manages a high-level trust group (Indonesia Clean Energy Forum) to explore policy solutions and recommendation options to accelerate the low carbon energy transition in the country. Furthermore he runs Energy and Power Advisory services through evidence-based research and analysis. In addition to this work, he administers an energy hub to empower civic campaigns on clean energy through capacity and knowledge building and energy information dissemination.
Prior to his position at IESR in 2017, Jannata did his master's degree in energy, sustainability and environment at The University of Auckland, New Zealand. He has been working on energy and climate topics since 2010, and has been employed at international development agencies (i.e. USAID, GIZ) as well as intergovernmental organisations (i.e. UNDP).