Brurce Mecca was an Analyst at CPI’s Indonesia office, where he focused on compatible market-based solutions to achieve Indonesia’s climate goals, public policy, carbon market architecture, fiscal policy, ecological fiscal transfer, agricultural diversification, fund management, subnational green finance, and green investments. His work highlight included, “Indeks Desa Membangun Plus (IDM+): Enhancing Direct Incentives for Sustainable Land Use in Indonesian Villages” which was repurposed and published in the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and Ministry of Finance, Indonesia’s book titled, “Fiscal Policy Instruments and Green Development”.
With a strong background in environmental science, Brurce specializes and brought deep expertise in fiscal policy, market-based mechanisms, and land-use finance. He also has experience in political ecology and climate justice.
Brurce is also passionate about social issues like gender and migration, and actively volunteers for such social causes. He is the Country Manager for an online platform called, “Correspondent of the World”, where people from all over the world share their personal stories about global development. On the platform, he shared his personal experience on the importance of indigenous knowledge on global environmental education.
Prior to joining CPI, Brurce had worked as a Junior Researcher at the Indonesian Institute for Energy Economics (IIEE). At IIEE, he evaluated state-owned bioenergy power plants in rural Indonesia as part of the “Study of Bioenergy Plant Management Set-up” project for the Indonesian Ministry of Energy, which aimed to improve renewable energy production, carbon sequestration, and sustainable land use.
Brurce holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) and a master’s degree in Environmental Science from Yale School of Environment.