Board Members

Ibu Ari Cahyanti
Pembina Yayasan Ibu Ari Cahyanti
Strong advocate for children’s education and women’s empowerment.
Jero Mangku Made Ariawan
President Jero Mangku Made Ariawan
Jero Mangku Made Ariawan is a well respected politician and Hindu priest in Bali. He is extremely passionate about supporting and protecting Balinese culture and it’s people.
Robert Epstone
Founder Robert Epstone
Non-conformist UK fashion entrepreneur with a skill and love of networking. 1999 – 2009 lived and worked in Shanghai before “retiring” to Bali. Throughout his life, a workaholic and passionate humanitarian. During the last eleven years has worked, like Sarah, without income since coming to...
Sarah Chapman
Head of Outreach Sarah Chapman
Sarah is a UK qualified nurse with 28-years experience working in NHS hospitals. Sarah co-founded the Outreach programme at Solemen in 2012.
Tamara Bleszynski
Solemen Ambassador Tamara Bleszynski
Since 2015 iconic actress and model, Tamara has donated time, love and energy. She regularly visits our Solebuddies in their homes, at our Care and Recovery Centre or in hospital.
Dr Gusti Rai
Solemen Ambassador and Medical Advisor Dr Gusti Rai
Is an experienced and modern thinking Balinese psychiatrist who also founded Rumah Berdaya, a day centre for people living with schizophrenia. He assesses, treats and monitors all Solemen’s mental health Solebuddies.
Yuli Utomo
Solemen Ambassador and Legal Advisor Yuli Utomo
A well known and highly respected Indonesian lawyer who has an office in Denpasar. He assists Solemen with any legal requirements.
Yulia Mallo
Solemen Ambassador Secretary Yulia Mallo
Assists Solemen with administration.

Outreach Team

Komang Yuvi Astika
Deputy Outreach Team Leader Komang Yuvi Astika
Yupi is Solemen’s longest serving member staff and is Sarah’s deputy.
Ayu Wirmayanti
Outreach Team Coordinator Ayu Wirmayanti
Ayu organises and coordinates all Outreach activities.
I Gede Sumartama (Gede)
Outreach Team I Gede Sumartama (Gede)
Gede is Solemen’s Qualified nurse
I Made Dedi Murniawan
Outreach Team I Made Dedi Murniawan
Dedi is focusing on mental health patients.
I Dika Puji Triono
Outreach Team I Dika Puji Triono
Dika accompanies patients at the hospital. He is also the team handyman responsible for simple repairs at the centre or Solebuddies homes.
I Sang Gede Susanta (Dode)
Outreach Team I Sang Gede Susanta (Dode)
Dode accompanies patients at the hospital
Kadek Numina
Outreach Team and Patient Transport Kadek Numina
Kadek is responsible for transporting the Solebuddies from their homes to clinics or hospital appointments

Care & Recovery Centre Team

Kadek Kariani (Tina)
Supervisor Kadek Kariani (Tina)
Responsible for maintaining high-standard at all times at Recovery Care Centre to ensure that all Solemen’s patients needs met.
I Made Widiasmini (Ibu Jero)
Housekeeping and cook I Made Widiasmini (Ibu Jero)
Prepare nutritionally balance meals , often in access of 100 meals per day with individual dietary needs catered full
Rani Nonon Kaniwa (Raka)
Housekeeping & Courier Rani Nonon Kaniwa (Raka)

Admin Team

Agustine Waas
Finance & Legal Administrator Agustine Waas
Merchandise Manager Hanny
Dyah Satriyanti
PA Robert Epstone Dyah Satriyanti
Chitra Belinda
Grant & Projects Manager Chitra Belinda
I Gede Meidana
Driver I Gede Meidana

Marketing Team

The Travellist Indonesia
The Travellist Indonesia