Hidayah ("Iday") is the Manager for Indonesia National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP), a multi-stakeholder platform that brings Indonesia’s leading policymakers, experts, businesses, entrepreneurs and civil society organizations together to support the government’s target to reduce plastic pollution by 70 percent by 2025 and achieve near-zero plastic pollution by 2040. Previously, Hidayah worked to coordinate Global Forest Watch activities and peatland monitoring platform to improve forest and peatland transparency and governance in Indonesia.

Prior to joining WRI, Iday worked at UNESCO where she focused on World Heritage sites and biosphere reserves in Indonesia. She also worked Fauna & Flora International in the area of GIS analysis support and participatory mapping for customary forest in Aceh.

Iday holds an MSc degree in natural resources management from Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente, the Netherlands. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marine Science from Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia.

She enjoys traveling and coffee shop hopping. She holds a rescue diving certificate and happy to grab an invitation to admire underwater creatures.