Angsamerah Felix Neuenschwander

Felix Neuenschwander

 

Felix is a Swiss social anthropologist who has been living and working in Indonesia for 5 years. Since 2012 he has been working at Angsamerah Institution as the project manager of the partnership division. He has been managing a variety of internationally funded projects to help improve access to quality healthcare services across Indonesia. Such projects saw the creation of a satellite clinic in South Jakarta, Klinik Yayasan Angsamerah, thanks to a partnership with USAID-SUM II and the contribution other partners such as COFRA Foundation and the Indonesian Ministry of Health. Felix has been in charge of the planning, budgeting, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating, and documenting of all aspects of Angsamerah Institution’s partnerships. Moreover, together with his team, he had been able to successfully mobilize additional resources (financial and otherwise) to maximize program outcomes. He has experience working and interacting with government agencies, civil society organizations, professional societies, and the private sector. Before moving to Jakarta he has worked on issues of HIV and AIDS and sexual health with Yakeba Foundation in Bali. He values team-work, has good intercultural communication skills, a friendly but firm leadership style, pays attention to detail, and has excellent writing abilities.

Felix holds a Master of Arts degree in social and cultural anthropology (subsidiary subjects Geography and English Literature) from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. As an anthropologist his main interest center on medical anthropology, sexuality and gender, and globalization. He has qualitative research experience gained through 6 months field-research in Bali on Indonesian women, who are searching for sexual and other forms of intimate relationships with men from abroad. Felix speaks five languages fluently, including Bahasa Indonesia.

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