Ghian Tjandaputra joined The Australia-Indonesia Centre in 2014 as the Media & Communications Manager. He assumed the role of Engagement Coordinator in late 2015.
Ghian has been actively involved in community organising and youth engagement. He is the Executive Officer of the Australia-Indonesia Youth Association and he has served as an AFL Multicultural Ambassador for Richmond FC. He completed his studies in politics and journalism at Monash University.
Ghian has represented Indonesia in international youth forums, including as an ambassador for G20 Youth Summit, British Council Global Changemakers and the Study of the United States Institute, hosted by the U.S. State Department.
At 19, he was the youngest Indonesian delegate in UNFCCC COP 15 in Copenhagen, working for the Assistant Minister of Environment for International Cooperation. He is one of the pioneers behind the first Indonesian Youth Conference.