Biondi S. Sima is a Communications Specialist at the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), an international non-profit aimed at utilising open-source digital mapping for humanitarian response and economic development. He has been working alongside Disaster Management Innovation (DMInnovation), under GeoScience Australia, the science and tech arms of the Australian Government, where the team developed InaSAFE, a free software producing realistic natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and response activities.
Biondi serves as the co-chair of Indonesian Youth Diplomacy (IYD), a youth focal point and an engagement group to the G-20. He studied Economic Policy and Sustainable Development in a Dual Master’s programme in SciencesPo Paris and Peking University.
Biondi is passionate about sustainable development, macroeconomics, good governance, open data, and communications. He was previously a Young Ambassador for Open Government under Indonesia’s President’s Delivery Unit.
During his spare time, Biondi takes piano and French courses.