appointed as the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the State of Palestine, he was the
Director for International Security and Disarmament at the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs since May 2013. Previously, he served as Minister
Counselor (Economic, Social & Humanitarian Affairs) at the Permanent
Mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations, New York
Born in Jakarta, on April 8, 1965, he completed
primary and secondary education in Jakarta. In 1991, he obtained a
Bachelor degree, majoring the International Relations from University of
Padjadjaran, Bandung. Continuing his post-graduate education and
earning a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) degree at the School of
International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
In 1992, he joined the Foreign Service Course and later
served as a junior staff at the Office of the Executive Agency for the
Non-Aligned Movement (1993-1996).
Subsequently, he was assigned as
Third Secretary (Political, Information & Consular) at the
Indonesian Embassy in New Delhi (1996-2000). Then served as Head of
Section / Acting Head of Sub-Directorate of Functional Cooperation /
Dialogue Partner, Directorate General of ASEAN Cooperation, as well as
Personal Assistance to Director General Cooperation of ASEAN
In 2001-2002, he passed the Mid-Career Foreign
Service Course and attended the Training Program for ASEAN Mid-Career
Level Diplomats at the Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of the Philippines.
In the period of 2002-2006, he was
assigned as Second Secretary/First Secretary (Political/ Security) to
the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations
in New York and concurrently acted as the Coordinator/Negotiator of the
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Working Group on Disarmament.
return to Jakarta in 2007, he was appointed as Head of the Deouty
Director for Weapons of Mass Destruction and Conventional Weapons, the
Directorate of International Security and Disarmament responsible for
Indonesia's policy on disarmament and non-proliferation in all its
In 2010, he graduated as the outstanding participant at
the Senior Foreign Service Course and the Leadership Training at the
State Administration Institute Batch XXVIII-C.
As a diplomat, his
professional career mostly dealt with multilateral issues in
disarmament, humanitarian, economic and social issues. Since 2002, he
has been a member of the Indonesian Delegation to the First Committee,
Third Committee and Fifth Committee of the United Nations General
Assembly, the Security Council and the ECOSOC as well as various UN
meetings, ASEAN, NAM and other international meetings.
personal capacity, he was selected as a member of the UN
Secretary-General's Panel of Governmental Experts on Missiles in all its
Aspects (2007-2008); UN Secretary-General's Group of Governmental
Experts on Information Security (2012); UN Secretary-General's Group of
Governmental Experts on Fissile Materials Cut-Off Treaty (2014-2015) and
the Council for Security Cooperation in Asia-Pacific (CSCAP) Study
Group on Countering WMD (2008-2010).
During his overseas
assignments, he served as Vice President of the First Committee of UNGA
(2005) and Vice-President of the Executive Board of the UNDP, UNFPA
& UNOPS, as well as a facilitator of UNDP Country Program on Myanmar
and ECOSOC resolution on the Strengthening of the coordination of
emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations.
Director for International Security and Disarmament, he concurrently
acts as Co-Chairs Steering Group of the Bali Process on People
Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and other Transnational Organized
Crimes; Co-Chairs Global Counter-Terrorism Forum (GCTF) Working Group on
Detention and Reintegration; Board Member of Supervisor-the Jakarta
Center for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC); Sous-Sherpa Indonesia
for Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) as well as Head of Secretariat of
Coordination Team for Peace Keeping Operations and a member of Asia
Dialogue on Force Migration.
In 2012, he obtained Satya Lencana Karyasatya award for 20 years of service from the President of the Republic of Indonesia and awarded as a Dedicated Alumni for Diplomacy from University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia.
articles have been published in various national and international
media such as KOMPAS, The Jakarta Post, Suara Pembaruan, Media
Indonesia, Journal of Diplomacy, and The Strategic Review.