Nazaruddin (Raja) is a Project Manager at MCII supporting  the Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance in the Caribbean (CRAIC) project. Raja has a background in economics and environmental management; he has worked for over 10 years in disaster risk management, climate mitigation and adaptation projects in Indonesia. He holds a master’s degree in International Management of Resources and Environment from the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia.

Raja’s first job was working for shock response and post-disaster projects after the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami in 2004. Before joining MCII, he worked for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on sustainable urban transport and environmental related interventions. On In his last assignment, he worked together with UNU-EHS and MCII to support the Indonesian Government in developing a national strategy for Adaptive Social Protection which is the interface of Disaster Risk Management, Social Protection, and Climate Change Adaptation.