Dr. Ir. Suprayoga Hadi, MSP, born in Jakarta, on May 30, 1965, is currently an Associate Expert Planner at the Deputy for Regional Development, Ministry of National Development Planning / BAPPENAS. Before rejoining BAPPENAS in May 2017, he had served as Director General of the Development of Specific Areas and Acting. The Director General of Rural Community Development and Empowerment at the Ministry of Villages, Development of Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration in 2015-2017, continued his duties as Deputy for Resource Development and Deputy for Special Region Development at the Ministry of Development of Disadvantaged Regions of the Republic of Indonesia from 2011 to 2015. joined the Ministry of Development of Disadvantaged Areas in June 2011, he served as Director of Special Areas and Disadvantaged Areas at the Ministry of National Development Planning / BAPPENAS from 2005 to 2011. His career at BAPPENAS began in 1990, with various assignments related to planning, programs and monitoring policies and strategies for the Development of Disadvantaged Regions, Border Areas, Disaster Prone Areas and in the Development of Special Areas, especially Papua and Aceh, and has been recognized globally as a “Focal Person” for disaster management policies, especially in reducing disaster risk and post-disaster recovery, including in the recovery of post-conflict areas in Indonesia. Since 2006, he has been a focal person especially for disaster risk reduction policy initiatives in Indonesia, in collaboration with several international donor agencies, such as the World Bank, ADB, and UNDP, where he has been designated as “National Project Directors” several projects related to disaster and conflict recovery programs in Indonesia. In line with the assignment as Officer in BAPPENAS, Ministry of PDT and Ministry of Village of PDTT, since 1992 he has also been active as a lecturer and mentor in the Post-graduate program at several state universities. After getting a Masters in Regional Planning at the Bandung Institute of Technology in 1990 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Economics in Agriculture from Lampung University in 1987, he continued his doctoral program at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA in 1998 and successfully completed a Doctorate in Planning and Development Studies in 2002. From his professional career, in 2013 he was awarded the UNDP N-Peace Award on Male Champion for Equality for Demonstrated Leadership and Commitment towards Building Peace, and since 2017 sits in the IABI management (Indonesian Disaster Expert Association) ) as Deputy Chairperson I in charge of Cooperation.