Born in Cirebon, West Java. Has completed studies at Forest Management Major in IPB Forestry Faculty, 1977.
He has worked in HPH Alas Kusuma Group in 1977-2009, HPH Sinergi Hutan Sejati in 2009-2010, and HTI Wana Subur Lestari / Mayangkara Tanaman Industri until present time as a Senior Advisor. It is a cooperation company between Alas Kusuma Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Forestry.
He has worked as a forestry business consultant at USAID-IFAC in 2013-2015, and continuing in 2015-2020 at USAID LESTARI, as an Advisor of Cooperation Business Forestry.
From 1989 until 2018 he actively participated in Forest Concession Holders Association / Asosiasi Pengusaha Hutan Indonesia (APHI), he also has experiences in several forestry and environmental organizations such as Indonesian Forester Association, Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Indonesian Wood Panel Association, Forestry Reformation Committee, Indonesian Ecolabeling Intitute, Communication Forum on Community Forestry, National Forestry Council, Indonesian Biodiversity Foundation / Yayasan Keanekaragaman Hayati (KEHATI).
He had also participated in various meetings/seminars in forestry and environment as a Speaker.
Currently, beside working as an Advisor at PT. Wana Subur Lestari/PT. Mayangkara Tanaman Industri and at Forest Concession Holders Association, he also active at Forest For Life Indonesia Foundation and other social-religion based Foundations.