DENNIS KURNIAWAN

MARINE BIOLOGIST

“To protect the marine ecosystem is my biggest passion.“

Graduated from Marine Science from Jenderal Soedirman University in Purwokerto, Dennis has great interest in marine conservation field. He started his career as a temporary staff at World Wildlife Fund in Komodo National Park. He assisted the implementation of marine ecosystem programme in four villages in the national park.

In 2017, he joined Misool Foundation, as an intern for 6 months and subsequently hired as conservation staff and drone pilot. Less than one year, he was promoted as coordinator for marine conservation programme. As Marine Biologist at Bawah Anambas Foundation, he has responsibility to design, execute, and monitor marine conservation programmes, such as coral reef conservation and restoration, sea turtle conservation, improve the integrated environmental management, and solid waste management in Bawah Island.