Iola Abas is the Media Research and Campaign Lead for the peatland restoration project at WRI Indonesia. She is responsible for planning and implementing media and campaign strategy for peatland independent monitoring platforms including digital and non-digital channels, also in online and offline communities.

Iola has worked with different International NGOs since 2008, starting from Greenpeace Indonesia, Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Save the Children, Action Aid and in different other organizations as an expert, her specialization is in public fundraising and public engagement. Prior to joining WRI, she worked for WALHI as an Expert for Public Fundraising Development Strategy.

She likes to spend her spare time gardening, reading or watching her favorite comedy series while tasting various kinds of coffee produced by local farmers with her family.