Dr. Agus Justianto has dedicated his professional experience to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, serving since 1986. Currently, he is the Director General of the Forestry and Environment Research, Development and Innovation Agency within the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), following an appointment as Senior Advisor to MoEF. Previously, he held senior positions within the Ministry, including Director of Forest Products Processing and Marketing and Director of the Forestry Training Center. He was previously Chairman of the Indonesian National Forestry Council (2011-2016).
Dr. Justianto completed his undergraduate studies in forestry at Bogor Agricultural University in 1986, returning to earn a PhD in Agriculture Economics in 2005. In between, he earned a Master of Natural Resources at the University of New England in Australia in 1992. He is actively involved at various forums on environmental and forestry issues, including international negotiations and meetings, and is currently Secretary of the Advisory Committee on Climate Change in Indonesia. Presently, he is also serves as the Indonesia Focal Point for the Forest Investment Program and member of the Steering Committee of International Resource Panel at UN Environment, as well as Chairman of two ASEAN mechanisms for Senior Officials: Forestry (ASOF) and the Environment (ASOEN).