Anissa Suharsono is an Energy Policy Associate with IISD’s Energy Program. She holds a BSc in physics from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and an MSc in sustainable energy technology from Technische Universiteit Delft, the Netherlands. She specializes in climate change and energy policy, pricing analysis, fossil fuel subsidy reform, and the effects of coal on health, with nine years of experience working in the energy industry.
Prior to working for IISD, Anissa worked as a business development associate for Vena Energy (formerly known as Equis Energy Indonesia) where she managed financial modelling and performed in-depth industry research for potential investments, and was responsible for identifying opportunities focusing on renewable energy (solar, wind, geothermal) development projects in Indonesia. She also worked for six years as a risk management consultant with DNV GL, where she was involved in various types of projects such as quantitative cost and schedule risk analysis, smart metering, wind and solar resource assessment and monitoring, business continuity management, feasibility studies, as well as other enterprise risk management and technical safety consultancy services. Anissa has work experience in Indonesia, Singapore, Norway, and the United Kingdom.