Petrarca Karetji


UN Global Pulse Lab Jakarta (PLJ)

Petrarca Karetji is the Head of the UN Global Pulse Lab Jakarta (PLJ).

Petrarca has worked in a range of senior management positions and enjoys challenging project management work, project development and design work, and troubleshooting social development projects.

He has worked in national and international organisations, including 8 years as Director of PT Austraining Nusantara, 4 years with the World Bank in Indonesia, and was appointed as the first locally employed director level executive for AusAID in 2010. In AusAID he managed a portfolio of over $500 million worth of grant funds covering rural development, decentralisation, bureaucratic reform, community development, social protection and women’s leadership. He has also written for a number of international publications and compiled diagnostics for projects in Indonesia.

Petraca’s expertise include program management, interpersonal and organizational networks development and building, knowledge exchange, project management troubleshooting, institutional analysis, project design and management.