Since joining Agency for Agricultural Research and Development of Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture in 1998 has experience conducting agricultural economics and policy research, including supply chain management, agribusiness development, strategic marketing and agricultural/ regional development. He has worked in the livestock, the dairy industries, horticulture, estate crops and in food crops, focusing on areas such as understanding consumer behavior, investigating market opportunities for industries, group farming and farmers cooperative. More recently, conduct and performance of agribusiness markets in Indonesia with special interests in contracting arrangements and agribusiness specific policies to help smallholders in rural areas.

Achieved Associate Researcher level (Peneliti Madya) in 2009 and Senior Researcher (Peneliti Utama)  in 2017.