Emba is a local public servant in Sumbawa Regency-West Nusa Tenggara Province. He is a program analyst at the Planning, Budgeting, and Reporting Department of Badan Kepegawaian Pendidikan dan Pelatihan (BKPP) Kabupaten Sumbawa. He is a lecturer at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Technology Sumbawa, and a mentor at Indonesia Open University, where he undertook his bachelor degree. He got his master degree from the Crawford School of Public Policy of the Australian National University (ANU). Emba is an active person and really interested in helping others by sharing his knowledge and expertise voluntarily particularly for individuals and community based organisations. Samawa Research and Empowerment (SRE) is a local non-government organisation where he often get involved to actualise his interests and passion as a social enterprenuer. Emba’s special interests are policy research and analysis, local politics, rural development planning, public sector budgeting and management, human resource development, public engagement, participatory development, poverty reduction, and gender equity