Committee

Chairperson: Amalia Fonk-Utomo

Amalia Fonk-Utomo is Founder & Creative Director of NeMu Creative House in Groningen, The Netherlands. She spends most of her life as creative advertising person for 20 years in creative and businnes department. After working for multinational agencies like Ogilvy, DDB and Lowe, she starts her own agency called Juara which leads her to voluntary work in Alzheimer Indonesia by creating the campaign idea “Jangan Maklum Dengan Pikun” (Do not under estimate memory loss) created from a very deep insight of Indonesian stigma of Pikun (Memory Loss). The 10 signs brochure design also adapted to many countries & language such as Dutch, English, Arabic, Javanese (Surinamese), French and many. As she moved to The Netherlands she founded NeMu, a creative advertising house base in Groningen. She start focus as Alzheimer Indonesia volunteer as she moved to The Netherlands as The Country Manager. After less than a year the chapter now becoming official Alzheimer Indonesia Nederland Foundation which is the purpose is to explore any opportunities with The Netherlands and Indonesia such as now The Twinning Program and organised many events for Indonesian Community in The Netherlands and Indonesia. She can be reach at: amalia.alzi.ned@gmail.com and any social media as: absolutraia.

Board of Member: DY Suharya 

Kusumadewi Suharya (DY) is the Regional Director of Alzheimer’s Disease International Asia Pacific Region and Founder of Alzheimer Indonesia, an NGO that works toward greater Dementia Alzheimer awareness and risk reduction in Indonesia. Ms. Suharya holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Curtin University Perth, Australia, a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Ohio State University, USA and a Diploma in English Literature from the University of Indonesia.

DY – as she’s widely known, have more than 20 years of experience in public health, public private partnerships and communication, in the past, DY has worked as a Health Communication Consultant with the World Bank, WHO and UNICEF. In addition to her role in Alzheimer Indonesia, DY has also been working closely with the World Health Organization, Indonesia’s Ministry of Health and have facilitated one of the working group at the NCD Alliance Regional Meeting – Strengthening the NCD Civil Society Movement in South East Asia Region in New Delhi, July 2015. As per November 2016, DY received the trust to oversee 17 countries in Asia Pacific that aims to improve the quality life of People with Dementia and their caregivers as the Regional Director Asia Pacific Region – Alzheimer’s Disease International. DY can be reached at dy.suharya@alz.co.uk and dsuharya@gmail.com, http://www.alzi.or.id, http://www.alz.co.uk.

Treasurer: Marc Wortmann

Marc Wortmann is CEO at Marc Wortmann Consultancy and former Executive Director of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI). Marc studied Law and Art in the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands and was an entrepreneur in retail for 15 years. During this time Marc was a member of the Parliament of the Province of Utrecht and worked closely with various charities and voluntary organisations. He became Executive Director of Alzheimer Nederland in 2000. From 2002 to 2005 he chaired the Dutch Fundraising Association and was Vice-President of the European Fundraising Association from 2004 to 2007. Marc joined ADI at the end of 2006 and was responsible for external contacts, public policy towards WHO and UN, the annual international conference and fundraising. He is also a member of the Steering Group of the NCD Alliance with the major international chronic disease federations. He is a speaker at multiple events and conferences on these topics and has published a number of articles and papers on dementia awareness and public policy.

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