Agus Purnomo joined Golden Agri-Resources in October 2014 as Managing Director of the Sustainability Department where he is responsible for planning GAR’s sustainability strategy and implementing the company’s sustainability commitments throughout the entire value chain. Prior to joining GAR, he held many positions in the government, multilateral institutions and international and national NGOs. These included Special Assistant to the President of Indonesia for Climate Change (2010-2014), Special Assistant to the Minister of Environment (2004-2009), and Executive Director of WWF Indonesia. He has also worked in many other national organizations involved in sustainable development issues. Mr. Purnomo graduated with a Master’s degree in Environmental Conservation Policy from Tufts University in the US in 1994 and a Master’s in Business Administration from Prasetya Mulya Management Institute in Indonesia in 1985.