Muhammad Ichsan is the Technical Program Manager of the Regional Secretariat of CTI-CFF. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Marine Science from Padjadjaran University, Indonesia, and a Master's Degree in Conservation Biology from the University of Queensland, Australia. He previously worked with the private sector in marine tourism and international conservation NGOs focusing on threatened marine species and international development projects in Sustainable Fisheries.
The Coral Triangle Atlas is an online GIS database, that provides governments, NGOs, and researchers with a view of spatial data at the regional scale. This CT Atlas project will improve the efficiency of management and conservation planning in the region by giving researchers and managers access to spatial information while encouraging them to share their data to complete the gaps.