Thanti Octavianti

Research Fellow in Cities, Water and Resilience, University of the West of England

Thanti Octavianti is a research fellow at UWE Bristol, and formerly a doctoral researcher in geography and the environment at the University of Oxford. She investigates the political dynamics arising from a policy to pursue large-scale infrastructure to enhance urban water security, using a seawall megaproject in Jakarta, Indonesia as a case study.

She holds MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management from Oxford University and BEng in environmental engineering from Universitas Indonesia. Prior coming to Oxford, she worked as a consultant in the Ministry of Public Works, Indonesia assessing the local governments' performance in the provision of water services.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow in Cities, Water and Resilience, University of the West of England