Emmy Hafild has 22 years of experience in the Indonesian environmental movement and earned the title “Hero of The Planet” from Time magazine in 1999. Graduating from the Bogor Institute of Agriculture in 1982, Emmy began her career in the Forest Conservation Cooperation Secretariat (Skephi) in 1982. Emmy received a Fulbright scholarship to study a Master of Science in Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin in 1994. She was the Executive Director of Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (WALHI), the Indonesian Forum for the Environment, from 1996 to 2001. Later on, she was also the co-founder and Executive Director of Transparency International Indonesia (TII), an anti-corruption organization based in Jakarta, for three years. Emmy has also been the Executive Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia. Currently, Emmy holds the position of Executive Director of the Komodo Kita Foundation.