Ines Ayostina

Ines Ayostina
School of the Environment, Master of Environmental Management, 2022

Ines is a Fox Research Fellow at Yale University and Copenhagen Business School, where she specializes in Southeast Asia's environmental policy and governance, with an emphasis on climate, oceans, and circular economy. She holds a Master of Environmental Management from Yale School of Environment and serves as a CBEY 2050 fellow and a contributing writer for Clean Energy Finance Forum.

Previously, Ines worked at World Resources Institute, where she conducted research, designed programs, and managed projects to advance the climate-ocean agenda in Indonesia. She has also worked as an environmental engineer at a natural resources extraction company and designed sustainable infrastructure at an engineering consulting firm. She earned her Bachelor of Science in environmental engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB).

In her spare time, Ines can be found either reading thought-provoking articles or exploring the great outdoors.

Authored Articles
Indonesia's far-flung communities need power for a host of purposes, including rice production

Sumba Sustainable Solutions, a member company in the New Energy Nexus, produces solar-powered rice mills. 

Divergent Paths for Renewable Energy Startups: Visiting an Indonesian Incubator

Though renewable energy startups have begun to find their way in Indonesia, they are not yet widely known. However, with support from stakeholders and with efforts from those stakeholders to improve regulatory clarity, startups can gain traction. One international team has set out to offer advice, advocacy, and capital to...
How solar grows from communities up away from Indonesia's metropolis

Rio Pramudita contributed this photo of an off-grid installation in Berau on Kalimantan. 

Corporate Captains, Venture Voices Try to Harmonize Across Indonesia

To nearly triple renewables' role in Indonesia's economy, the state-owned utility needs to either step back or invite in more collaborators and competitors. It shows no sign of stepping back. Alternatively, venture-like investors and corporate decisionmakers are finding means of working around and with the utility to increase solar for...