Senior Policy Advisor

Agus A. Budhiman is Senior Policy Advisor for SFP, supporting programs in Indonesia. He has 33 years of experience working with the Indonesian government, where he first worked at the Directorate General of Fisheries under the Department of Agriculture and later moved to the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF). At MMAF, he was the Director for Seed Development for 4 years before moving to the Directorate of Fish Resources until the end of 2013. Upon retirement from MMAF, he joined the Indonesia Pole and Line and Handline Fisheries Association as Secretary General, where, through July 2017, he led the FIP and MSC program and served as liaison officer to the MMAF. 

Agus holds a bachelor’s degree in fisheries from the Padjadjaran University in Bandung, Indonesia, and a Master of Aquaculture degree from the University of the Philippines in Visayas.