Hi! I am Olivia Purba.

Over 9 years’ experience as a development professional specializing in environmental issues, public policy, gender and youth empowerment with clients of various sectors (the government, NGOs and academic institutions) in Indonesia, Australia, Colombia, and Nepal.

As a youth advocate, I have represented Indonesia at various international events in more than 20 countries. I have published two academic books and two non-fiction books. I am also a founder of the Youth Ecopreneurship (YEP) Camp, an initiative to reduce unemployment in Indonesia while growing environmental awareness and Women Economic Empowerment Indonesia.

I hold a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Indonesia and did non-degree studies at Swinburne University, the University of Montana and the University of Tokyo all under full scholarship. I completed my double master’s degree (Masters of Environmental Management and Development and Master of Diplomacy) at The Australian National University under the Australian Government scholarship.

Specialties: Development, policy, environment, youth, gender, and social entrepreneurship.


Olivia Purba Consultant

Looking forward to working together with you!