Tiza Mafira

2024 Climate Fellow

Tiza Mafira is a law and public policy expert specializing in climate change and the circular economy. She leads Climate Policy Initiative Indonesia, a non-profit think tank and advisory organization focused on climate finance, and is a member of the ESG Committee of Indonesia’s new capital city, Nusantara. She also co-founded Dietplastik Indonesia, a non-profit advocacy whose work has proliferated single-use plastic bans in 100+ cities across Indonesia, to be replaced by reuse systems. She is part of PR3 The Global Alliance to Advance Reuse, which works on designing standards that will allow reuse solutions to transform from disconnected ventures into infrastructure-wide systems.

Tiza’s work is featured in two documentaries, the Emmy Award-winning The Story of Plastic (2019) and Plastic Island (2021). She has received several awards, including the UN Ocean Hero from United Nations Environment Programme (2018), the Mental Revolution award from the Government of Indonesia (2019), the Gen.T Award given to 400 future leaders of Asia (2020), the Women of The Year Award from Her World Indonesia (2021) and the IDEAfest Award for Activism (2021). She holds a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Laws from Universitas Indonesia.