Upon graduating from an MSc in Carbon Finance at the University of Edinburgh, Rida joined SYSTEMIQ to work on the Partnerships for Forests projects in Indonesia. She is driven by her core value to bring a good legacy for environment and found out that SYSTEMIQ brings positive changes to environmental challenges from the ground level to the high level.
Prior to joining SYSTEMIQ, she conducted research projects with global research institutions to study on prices in the voluntary carbon market, also to map out the climate finance standards across the globe and provide recommendations to the ISO14097 working group.
Because of her involvement in environmental movements, at the age of 21, she was invited to meet and directly ask a question to the former President of the US, Barack Obama.
On weekends, she cannot miss badminton exercise. She enjoys watching badminton tournaments and doing outdoor sports.