Agung Kuswandono

Secretary of the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment of the Republic of Indonesia
Faculty of Forestry Faculty Alumni Batch 22

His name is well known among bureaucrats. Alumnus of the Faculty of Forestry Force 22 now serves as Secretary of the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment of the Republic of Indonesia. His name became known to the public in 2007 while serving as Head of Customs Services at Soekarno Hatta Airport and then Tanjung Priok Port. At that time he ordered the confiscation of a large quantity of unauthorized goods. For his work Agung became one of the recipients of the award "Eradication of Corruption for Indonesia Better" in 2007 from Tempo Magazine. Director General of Customs and Excise of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia in 2011-2015 is known as a conceptualor. Not long ago he initiated CUSTOMS 2020, a conception, vision, dream that poured a thorough, systematic, targeted and consistent strategy for Indonesia's achievement as a leader in ASEAN in terms of customs.  As an alumnus of IPB University, he is keen to help his alma mater disseminate IPB University's fishery/maritime innovation products to various stakeholders. Not infrequently he facilitates business meeting events for IPB University inventors with entrepreneurs, communities and other business people. He also accommodates young IPB University entrepreneurs to promote their products on the website of the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment.

Ruri Arimbi

Owner dan Founder PT Nectars Natura Karya
Alumni of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Batch 43

Ruri Arimbi, alumnus of the Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Force 43 together with three colleagues founded PT Nectars Natura Karya, a company engaged in the industry and trading of natural and organic based skin health care. The company focuses on developing local biodiversity, local wisdom, especially plant extracts as well as conducting various research for skincare product innovations. Under the leadership of Ruri Arimbi as the President Director of the company, various activities related to the welfare of farmers and the general public were carried out including creating organic vegetable plantations, comparing organic vegetable products from Patani Organic gardens, promoting various micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) originating from from villages / farmers, as well as various activities involving synergy between farmers and academics, especially in community service programs by establishing a community service program called Agrapana (2020) in order to create a Healthy Indonesia movement and Family Food Sovereignty. Ruri received a support system from IPB University's Science and Techno Park (STP) in developing his business.

Sandi Octa Susila

Millennial Farmer Ambassador
Alumni of the Faculty of Agriculture IPB, Batch 48

He was very young, 26 years old. Alumnus of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture IPB University Force 48 successfully empowered hundreds of farmers. Under the banner of Mitra Tani Parahyangan, he built 385 farmers by managing an area of 120 hectares spread over a number of areas of West Java and producing 141 agricultural products supplied to 25 hotels in Bogor and Jakarta areas.  Not only that, he also developed the concept of agrotourism through the Agricultural and Rural Training Center (P4S). Sandi also creates a buzz of Outlet One Stop Shopping (OOSS) agricultural products.  President Director of Sub Terminal Agribusiness (STA) Cigombong, Cianjur West Java is actively contributing as a source of millennial agricultural discussion held by various parties.   For his work, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia appointed him as a Millennial Farmer Ambassador. The Kick Andy Heroes 2020 Award was also pinned to him.