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PYC International Energy Conference 2017 – Welcoming Dinner

On the night before PYC International Energy Conference (IEC) 2017 was held, PYC hosted a pre-event dinner attended by IEC’s speakers, reviewers, paper presenters...

PYC Visit to Biogas Reactor in Sumedang

The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) team visited a biogas reactor that utilizes wastewater from tofu factories in Giriharja Village, Sumedang, on January 4,  2020....

Capita Selecta TG-4029 ITB by PYC: Indonesia’s Oil and Gas Sector: Past, Present, and Future

Figure 1. PYC researcher, Massita Ayu Cindy, gave a lecture to the class On 28 February 2020, one of PYC researchers, Massita Ayu Cindy was...

Launching of the Low Carbon Development Report

Figure 1. Head of Bappenas, Mr. Bambang Brodjonegoro launching Low Carbon Development Report Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center was invited to the launching of “Low Carbon Development:...

The Ensight Sovereign Wealth Fund: Mewujudkan Pendanaan Berkelanjutan dalam Meningkatkan Ketahanan Energi

PYC proudly present the latest session of "The Ensight" (Energy Insight). In this session, The Ensight will discuss "Sovereign Wealth Fund: Mewujudkan Pendanaan Berkelanjutan...

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Prof. Ir. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, MSc, MA, PhD, IPU

Founder of Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)

Purnomo Yusgiantoro is the Founder of Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC). He received his bachelor degree (Ir.) in Petroleum Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia; MSc in Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, USA; MA in Economics from University of Colorado, USA; and PhD in Mineral Economics from Colorado School of Mines, USA. Since 2014, Purnomo dedicates much of his time, knowledge, and skills to teaching the subject of energy economics at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). In addition, Purnomo is the Co-founder of Universitas Pertahanan (Unhan), Indonesia, where he teaches the subject of energy security until now. He is now a senior advisor for the Executive Office of the President Republic of Indonesia.

Purnomo has vast experiences working and contributing in the energy and defence sector of Indonesia. He worked as a consultant for the World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the field of energy economics and sustainable development. He also acted as the Chairman of Board of Commissioners for Pertamina. Purnomo has held a position as Vice Governor of National Defense Agencies (Lemhannas). Purnomo was the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia for three consecutive terms, from 2000 until 2009. After that, he held the position of Minister of Defense of the Republic of Indonesia between 2009 and 2014. In the global sphere, Purnomo served as the Governor of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its Secretary General as well as President, based in Vienna, Austria. He also carried the responsibility as the Chairman of the ASEAN Ministers of Energy Meeting (AMEM). He continues his devotion to the energy sector development by establishing PYC in 2016.