Born in a small and beautiful village at Gunung Dempo, called Pagar Alam, South Sumatera on 1964. Married with Miriam, and having three children : Carol, Darian, Evan.
Entered Primary School on 1970 at SD Nazareth, Jakarta, and than continuing to Junior High School at SMPN 63 Jakarta. Completed Senior High School on 1983 at SMAN 2 Jakarta. Get degree in Law from Law Faculty of Tarumanagara University Jakarta. On 1993 graduated from IPB’s School of Management & Business (Magister Management) Post Graduate Program. On 2010 graduated as Doctor in Management & Business from IPB.