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PhD Candidate in Social Policy, University of Birmingham

Resya is a PhD candidate in the School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham.

Prior to pursuing PhD, she worked as a Deputy Director for Financial Services at the National Development and Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) in Indonesia. She also the executive director for PPKM Indonesia, an NGO working on issues related to financial inclusion.

She holds a master degree in Public Administration from Cornell University and a bachelor degree in Economics from Padjadjaran University. Resya has various experience in research and policymaking, especially financial inclusion policies in Indonesia.

Resya has interdisciplinary research interest at the intersection of social welfare, financial sector, and policymaking.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate on Social Policy, University of Birmingham


  • 2012 
    Cornell University, Master of Public Administration

Professional Memberships

  • Asosiasi Alumni Program Beasiswa Amerika-Indonesia (ALPHA-I)