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“The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) is a nonprofit organization devoted to independent, in-depth research on energy issues at the local, national and global levels with a strong focus on energy security.”

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A Field Research to Sorong, West Papua Province, Indonesia

Figure 1 A visit to PLN Sorong Area's office Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) conducted field research to Sorong, West Papua Province, Indonesia on June 28,...

[IEECCE 2018] Global Energy Transformation Changing Industries, Buildings, Mobility Toward Sustainability

Figure 1. Mr. Rida Mulyana (in the middle) took a photo together with the speakers of The High-Level Discussion Session. “The cheapest and cleanest energy...

PYC-ERIA Focus Group Discussion on Alternative Energy Policy for Manufacturing Industry: Electricity and Natural Gas

Figure 1. The panel session of the second PYC-ERIA Focus Group Discussion offered broad perspectives on energy issues in the manufacturing industry from respected...

Indonesia Clean Energy Dialogue: Reviewing 2018, Outlooking 2019

Figure 1. Bambang Harimurti, Prof. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Ir. Michael Sumarijanto, Sudirman Said, Febby Tumiwa and Prof. Subroto during the Indonesia Clean Energy Dialogue. At the...

PYC Attended the Opening of the Lotus Sutra Exhibition

Figure 1. The Lotus Sutra Exhibition symbolically opened by a ribbon-cutting ceremony On September 10, 2019, The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center attended the opening of the...

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Prof. Ir. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., IPU

Purnomo Yusgiantoro is the Founder of the 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 teach the subject of energy economics at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). Also, 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 Executive Office of the President Republic of Indonesia.

He has vast experiences working and contributing in the energy and defense 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 also has held a position as Vice Governor of National Defense Agencies (Lemhannas). Purnomo was the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Republic of Indonesia for three consecutive terms, from year 2000 until 2009. He also held the position of Minister of Defense of 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.