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Cecile Schimmel

Co-founder / CEO

Cecile was born and raised in the Netherlands, and has lived in Bali since 2013. With her educational background in Cultural/Visual Anthropology and experience in sourcing for her own brand First of June, among many other brands, she knows exactly how to avoid misunderstandings between artisans and brand owners and how to set-up and manage a collaboration. "We need to focus on creating mutual understanding and making processes transparent to ensure 'win-win collaborations' between buyers and their production partners.". Next to her work at The Bali Curator, Cecile also has big interest in photography and documentary film making.

Contact: cecile@thebalicurator.com

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Pria Angga Saputra (Angga)

Co-founder / Commissioner

Angga was born and raised in Bali. With roots in the Javanese city Yogyakarta and years of experience in sourcing for his own brand First of June and many other brands, Angga knows where to go and who to talk to when it comes to sourcing and production management. He has a big interest in Indonesian craftmanship and is passionate about creating a fair working environment for all artisans. Next to his work at The Bali Curator, he has also founded Tribhumi (screenprinting with natural inks) and he is bassist of the Indonesian band Bsar.

Contact: angga@thebalicurator.com

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Lufranda Regina Mimang (Lulu)

Account Manager

Lulu studied Fashion Management for four years in Toronto, Canada and after that worked at several fashion boutiques that focus on sustainable fashion. In 2019, she returned to Indonesia, as she would like to use the skills and knowledge she gained abroad, to help artisans in her homeland. She is especially passionate about textiles and crafts from the island Flores, as this is where her roots are. Gifted with great communication skills, she answers all enquiries from potential clients and discusses with them how they could collaborate with The Bali Curator. 

 

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Jean Suha Theresia Br. Aritonang (Jean)

Project Manager

Jean was born and raised in East Java. Her background in Accounting combined with her passion for fashion design and Indonesian craftmanship makes her an ideal Project Manager. She works very structured and will make sure no details will be missed or get lost in translation when she manages your sampling and production processes. She always walks the extra mile to make sure the work she delivers to our clients is above expectation.

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Desak Made Handewi Dyah Savitri (Handewi)

Finance and Administration Coordinator 

Handewi lives in Ubud, Bali. She has witnessed how many crafters in her neighbourhood have made career swaps from crafting to the tourism industry and is therefore very passionate about The Bali Curator's vision and mission to keep traditional craftmanship alive and promote fair working conditions for artisans. She is the best Finance and Administration Coordinator we could ever wish for.

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Marsilia Yuvita

Technical Fashion Designer

Marsilia is Technical Fashion Designer at our Sample Room. Together with the Sample Room team, she works closely with our clients during the sample development process, starting from fabric sourcing, creating techpacks, through fitting and revisions until the samples are the perfect prototypes that our clients have in mind for their production. Having worked in the technical design team of Jason Wu and Marc Jacobs in their New York offices, Marsilia has a lot of valuable experience when it comes to the technical part of fashion design and sample development. These skills, combined with a healthy dose of perfectionism make her a great asset to our team.

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Jasmine Bunga Mahardhika (Dhika)

Production Coordinator

Dhika majored in Textile Craft at Bandung Institute of Technology. She has a great interest in sustainable fashion and loves to explore ways to minimalize waste or re-use 'waste'. She also knows a lot about natural dyes and eco-printing. As a Production Coordinator at The Bali Curator she helps to manage and control the quality of our client's fashion productions on the ground.

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I Komang Edy Erawan (Edy)

Sourcing Coordinator + Content Creator

Edy was born and raised in Bali. He majored in Photography from the Institute of Arts in Denpasar. Now he travels around Bali to meet new artisans and take pictures and videos of the processes to educate our clients about the production processes. Other than that, he uses his graphic design skills to design our catalogues. His hands-on mentality and great collaboration skills make him very valuable in our team.

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Agus Sri Wuryani

Sample Room Pattern Maker

Agus already has 13 years of experience in the garment industry. She has worked at garment manufacturers and boutiques in both Java and Bali. In our Sample Room she works together with the team to develop fashion samples that can serve as prototypes for our client's productions. Her experience in the field combined with her high motivation to deliver the best result for our clients makes that she often comes up with great suggestions for constructions for the styles she is working on. 

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Loudry Wijanarko

Office Assistant + Packing

Loudry was born and raised in Yogyakarta in Java. As all-round office assistant he is unmissable at the The Bali Curator office. Coming in before anybody else, and closing the door when everybody else has already left. We are forever grateful for his commitment to take care of our office as if it was his own home.

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I Ketut Merta Yasa (Ketut)

Driver

Ketut has many years of experience as a driver in Bali and knows all the short cuts to avoid the traffic jams. With his great driving skills he makes sure that everybody in the car feels comfortable while cruising through the hectic Bali traffic. He has worked as a freelance driver with The Bali Curator from the start and we and our clients love him for his optimism and forever good mood. 

Ketut is available for all your transportation needs in Bali. You can contact him through Instagram (www.instagram.com/baliketours) or WhatsApp +62 821 444 54 501.