Born in 1953, Widi Agoes Pratikto is the Executive Director of CTI-CFF Regional Secretariat for the period of 4 years from April 2015. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Sepuluh November Institute of Technology (Indonesia), Master’s degree in Ocean Engineering from The George Washington University (USA), and PhD in Coastal and Ocean Engineering from the North Carolina State University (USA). He also received a Doctor of Science Award from University of Malaysia Terengganu (Malaysia) in 2016.
Prof. Pratikto had served in a number of high-level academic and governmental positions in Indonesia including Ministry of Marine Affairs where he served as Secretary General in 2006-2009. Prior to his appointment as Executive Director, he was appointed as Secretary General of Developing 8 (D-8) Organization of Economic Cooperation from 2010 to 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. After his assignment in D-8, he was appointed as Chairman of University Strategic Planning as well as Chairman of Board of Trustees in Surabaya Institute of Technology and University of Technology Yogyakarta respectively.