Rauf Prasodjo graduated with a Master's in Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies in 2014. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Studies from Kenyon College, USA. His research interests include global forest governance, REDD+, sustainable agriculture practices, and integrative corporate environmental strategy. Rauf previously worked as a Research Analyst at the World Resources Institute (WRI) in Jakarta, Indonesia and as an international broadcaster and reporter at the Voice of America (VOA) News in Washington D.C. U.S.A. He speaks fluent English, Indonesian, and is proficient in French. He is currently conducting research at Tokyo University as a Yale Fox International Fellows.