Sopian joined CSF in March 2018. Prior to joining CSF, he worked for PT. Hatfield Indonesia as environmental economics specialist, for EEPSEA as project leader of coastal resource management in Indonesia, and for Lembaga Cemerlang Indonesia as field coordinator. His core expertise includes extended cost and benefit analysis, impact evaluation, economic valuation, marketing and value chain analysis. Sopian holds a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics from University of the Philippines Los Baños and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Jambi University. In his spare time, Sopian enjoys cooking traditional foods, traveling, gathering with his family, and watching movies.