Director General of Marine and Fisheries Human Resources Development, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, The Republic of Indonesia

Dr Suseno is a senior marine resource management specialist with over 25 years of experience in the programming, planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation of marine and fisheries projects in various parts of Indonesia. Since February 2013, Dr Suseno has served as Director General of Marine and Fisheries Human Resources Development at the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, the Republic of Indonesia.

In partnership with other public, private and non-governmental organizations, he encourages and supports the establishment of a comprehensive, adequate and representative system of marine protected areas in Indonesia, especially in capacity-building areas. He believes the key to managing ocean resources lies in how we manage and improve people, “Managing Resource: Managing People”.

Other roles: Minister's Adviser to February 2013, Executive Chair Interim Regional Secretariat of The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security to February 2013, Secretary General of GLOBE Indonesia, Chairman of Indonesia Ornamental Fish Council.

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