Agus is a working professional who has experience in the energy sector in Indonesia for over 25 years, mainly in the downstream oil and gas, and also in the biofuel industry. He has been assigned with various assignments and positions, which have improved his leadership skills, managerial skills, and ability to work effectively in a team.

Agus was once a Senior Government Officer as a Committee Member of BPH Migas (Indonesia Oil and Gas Downstream Regulatory Body) from 2007 – 2012. Committee Members of BPH Migas are professionals that are elected by the Parliament (DPR – RI, Indonesia House of Representatives) and they regularly report to the President of the Republic of Indonesia. This position requires one to work with the highest level of government/institution and also with parliament (DPR – RI).

In the energy industry, Agus has been a CEO and Commissioner, both in subsidiary of state owned company (BUMN) group PT Elnusa and PTPN X, which is the first dedicated fuel grade bioethanol producer in Indonesia. Agus also has experience in developing a refinery project with PT Hemoco Selayar International, a joint venture company of Indonesia and Kuwait.
Agus has been actively involved in professional organizations. Previously, he was Vice Chairman for Mining and Mineral Resources in The Institution of Engineers-Indonesia (PII), former Vice Chairman at Indonesia Ethanol Producer Association (ASENDO), and Chairman and Founding Members of YEAFEO (Young Engineers of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization).

His combination of skills as a business player in the energy sector along with his practical experiences with the government are valuable traits to have to support this institution.