Dr.Mohamad Ikhsan is the Advisor to the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia. Earlier he was special advisor to the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs. He is concurrently a professor of economics at the University of Indonesia. In addition to a member of Policy Advisory Committee at AMRO, he is also a member of Policy Advisory Committee at Asian Development Bank Institute in Tokyo. He was as a member of Board of Trustee International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC, for the period of 2008 to 2014.
He also serves as a non-executive board member at several state owned enterprises and private companies .Before joining the government, he was the director for the Institute of Economics and Social Research University of Indonesia. He has Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA and a Master’s Degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He obtained his bachelor degree in Economics from University of Indonesia.