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Board of Patrons

Board of Patrons

Teuku Faizasyah

Teuku Faizasyah is a senior Indonesian diplomat, and had served as the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Canada from 2014 to 2018. He currently holds the position of Advisor to the Minister on Political Affairs as well as the Spoke person of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Teuku Faizasyah obtained a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Waikato, New Zealand (2004); a Master of International Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK (1993); and a Bachelor degree in Social and Political Science at Padjadjaran University, Indonesia (1989) and has written a number of opinion articles in Indonesian national media

Esti Andayani

Esti Andayani, a retired career diplomat, served as  Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Iceland (2010 – 2014) and, Italian Republic, Republic of Malta, Republic of Cyprus, and Republic of San Marino, as well as the Permanent Representative to the Rome-based UN Agencies (2017 – 2021) before retiring. She had also sat as the Director General for Information and Public Policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  In 2005, Esti was the first person in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be assigned as the Director for Technical Cooperation, in which she actively played a role in Indonesia’s contribution to the South-South Cooperation. Currently she is a member of the Assistance Team of Indonesia’s G20 Presidency on environment and climate sustainability mainly tasked to assist the Minister of Forestry and Environmental Affairs in the G20 meetings.  Esti holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Indonesia.