Interim Country Director, Indonesia
Surya Sentosa Surbakti, who goes by”Tosa,” has served with Water Mission Indonesia since 2007. During this time, he has been involved in community development and disaster response activities throughout Southeast Asia and beyond. Though his work is primarily focused in Indonesia, Tosa has also served in Myanmar, Cambodia, Philippines, Nepal, and Tanzania. His experience has included installing safe water systems in refugee camps, as well as in rural communities. Tosa was born and raised in Bandung, West Java and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Aquaculture from Bung Hatta University Padang. Prior to joining Water Mission, Tosaworked as an Assistant Account Officer at Niaga Bank and a Branch Manager of Allianz Insurance. He has also been involved in church and campus youth ministry since 1999. Tosa is married and has three children—two girls and a boy.