Dr. Agus Justianto has dedicated his working experience as a professional and government employee of the Ministry of Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia since 1986. Currently, he is a Director General of Sustainable Forest Management and also Acting Director General of Environment and Forestry Standardization and Instruments Agency since July 2021, following an appointment as Director General of Research, Development and Innovation Agency and Senior Advisor to the Minister for Natural Resources Economic within the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. 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 fora on environmental and forestry issues including international negotiations and meetings, and currently having position as a Secretary of Advisory Committee on Climate Change in Indonesia. He was a Chairman of Indonesian National Forestry Council (2011-2016). In addition to past membership on various forestry working groups, he was Indonesia Focal Point for the Forest Investment Program, and Member of the Steering Committee of International Resource Panel, UN Environment as well as Chairman of two ASEAN mechanisms for Senior Officials — Forestry (ASOF) and the Environment (ASOEN).