Tri Mumpuni

Mumpuni is executive director of IBEKA (also known as the People Centered Business and Economic Initiative), an Indonesian nongovernmental organization that empowers villagers and marginalized groups in Indonesia, East Timor, and the Philippines. She promotes the replacement of diesel-based power generation with renewable energy through interactions with key stakeholders such as Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and its state-owned electricity company and helped persuade the Indonesian government to issue its 1999 policy on independent power producers. An agricultural engineer, she has received training in energy, environment, and sustainable-development issues from numerous institutions over the course of two decades.