Dr. Henri Sitorus has strong expertise in sociology of development, labour and industrial relations, social research and sustainability. He previously served ILO Jakarta as National Project Coordinator for ILO USA Declaration Project and as external collaborator for the ILO for Decent Work and Trade Union, Decent Work in Plantation, and ILO Geneva Research on OSH in Agriculture sector. He has been involved as team leader for various research on sustainability including served as Research Manager for Indonesia Green Prosperity Project Evaluation. Recently, engaged as team leader for research on energy use in the context of disaster in collaboration with University of Loghborough (UK) and Resilient Development Institute. 


He completed his PhD in Sociology from the Australian National University (2015) and completed his Msc. in Poverty Reduction and Development Management from the University of Birmingham in 2000. He affiliates as researcher/lecturer at Postgraduate Program of Development Studies and Sociology at Universitas Sumatera Utara, Research Advisor at SDG Center Universitas Lampung, and is a lecturer and mentor for CIPPS (Co-Design for Inclusive Public Space and Services) at Lund University (2021 to 2023) and Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI). He also served as advisor for social forestry and poverty reduction program at Lestari Capital.