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 understands the challenges for both (international) clients and artisans in each 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.
Pria Angga Saputra (Angga)
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 dyeing with natural dyes).
Lufranda Regina Mimang (Lulu)
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.
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.
Jean Suha Theresia Br. Aritonang (Jean)
Jean was born and raised in East Java. At The Bali Curator she helps to coordinate our client's production orders after the prototypes are confirmed. Other than that, Jean leads our Quality Control Team. Jean is very strict on the quality of products that will be shipped and always walks the extra mile to make sure the work she delivers to our clients is above expectation.
Gisela Titania Kristi (Gisel)
Gisel joined The Bali Curator because she wanted to contribute to our mission in bringing more transparency into the manufacturing industry in Bali. At The Bali Curator she works with our clients to source and select private label goods based on our client's moodboard or to develop custom products in the homewares, jewelry and accessories categories. Gisel's background is in graphic design and her creative eye, combined with her experience in product development and good communication skills make her an amazing Project Coordinator.
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 for our clients and take pictures and videos of the processes to tell the stories behind each production. 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.
Raden Nadhillah Azyyati (Dhilla)
Technical Fashion Designer
Dhilla is our Technical Fashion Designer. She works closely with our Sample Room clients and our Pattern Maker and Seamstress to develop our client's styles. She has worked as a Fashion Designer in the Indonesian garment industry for over 8 years, and has worked on collections for many famous, high end (fast) fashion brands. Dhilla was attracted to The Bali Curator's vision that focuses on 'slow fashion', and therefore made the move from Jakarta to Bali. Dhilla is always looking for information and updates to make sure she knows about new trends and available materials. Her experience and expertise are extremely valuable for our team and our clients.
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.
Ni Luh Sukarni (Bu Luh)
Sample Room Seamstress
Bu Luh has many years of experience sewing garments for a well known fashion brand that produces their garments in Bali. Her experience in the industry, combined with great motivation to give the best results for our clients, make Bu Luh a very valuable asset in our Sample Room.
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.
I Ketut Merta Yasa (Ketut)
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.