Luky A. Yusgiantoro, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

governing board member of Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)

Luky A. Yusgiantoro has more than 20 years of experience in energy sector. He received his PhD in Energy Economics from Colorado School of Mines (CSM), U.S.A, in 2010 and his two Masters from joint-program of CSM and Institut Francais du Petrole, France. He received his BSc in Engineering Science (spc. Environmental Engineering) from Colorado State University, U.S.A. He has involved in various energy researches with versatile methodologies conducted by Indonesian government agencies and private sectors, and actively invited as a speaker in many seminars. He has been teaching economics classes for undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta, since 2014. He also acts as a member of Governing Board at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center. In addition, he established Planet Inovasi – another non-profit organization focusing on entrepreneurship. He is currently the Division Head of Project Management and Maintenance Facility of SKK Migas – the government body that manage upstream oil and gas business activities. He has been involved in geothermal, gas pipeline and upstream oil and gas projects since year 2000.


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.