Dewi Elyana has been working in the humanitarian and development areas for over 16 years. She started her career as the National Development Officer in an International Non-Governmental Organisations based in Los Angeles, United States. She has expertise in liaising with stakeholders especially the government. She successfully facilitated separate REDD+ Academy courses for Indonesian parliamentarians and their expert staffs, and the media when she worked with the United Nations Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia. She joined the TLFF Secretariat as the Chief of Advocacy and Outreach. She holds a Bachelor in Economy majored in Accountancy and a Master of Social Welfare majoring in Poverty, CSR, and Community Development from the University of Indonesia.