Farida Zaituni, currently works as a Lead Environmental & Social Safeguard, PT. Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero), has worked in the environmental sector in Indonesia since 1991, as an environmental chemist and specialist within the mining industry. Particular areas of competence include the World Bank Environmental Safeguards Policy Specialist, Mining, Oil and Gas sectors in the implementation of Environmental Impact Management and Monitoring activities, supervision, reporting, as well as liaison. International work experience includes projects in the areas of Environmental, Climate Change and Sustainable Development in South East Asia (Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines), China, India, North Africa (Morocco, Ethiopia), Europe (Paris, Germany), The USA (Washington DC, Denver, Houston), Waste Management.
Her core experience is in managing complex projects, providing business management advice and support, training and coaching and designing and delivering community development programs for the climate change and sustainable development.
When working with the World Bank Indonesia Office from 2000 – 2008, she developed Indonesia’s and East Asia and the Pacific’s first WB Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project with the WB team, in the cement sector. Other notable CDM projects she has developed include those related to the Waste to Energy, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. It is largely due to her that a considerable project portfolio has been established in this new area in Indonesia.
She has worked in various projects in terms of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) including the infrastructures (transport, energy, water), urban, agriculture, health, sectors. I have also developed a study in terms of the Man Power, funded by International Labour Organization (ILO), title Skills for Green Job in Indonesia.