Widi Agoes Pratikto

Areas of expertise

Coastal / Ocean Issues, Engineering, Management, including: governance, policy, environments, coastal zone management and protection, pollution and control.

Research interests

Coastal / Ocean Issues, Engineering, Management, including: governance, policy, environments, coastal zone management and protection, pollution and control.

Biographical Statement

Prof. Ir. Widi Agoes Pratikto, M. Sc, Ph.D. obtained his PhD from North Carolina State University, Majoring Coastal/Ocean Engineering. His master’s degree from The George Washington University Majoring: Coastal / Ocean Engineering. He is an Ocean Engineering Professor of Surabaya Institute He was granted a Honorary Doctorate of Science from University of Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia in 2016. Member of Indonesia Ocean Council in 2013. Professor in Ocean Engineering, Surabaya Institute of Technology (ITS), Surabaya, Indonesia. He held a position as Director General for Marine, Coasts and Small Islands of Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (2002 – 2006), then Secretary General of Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF), Republic of Indonesia (2006-2009). Chairperson of APFIC (Asia – Pacific Fishery Commission) FAO (2007-2009). Secretary General of D-8 Organization of Economic Cooperation, Istanbul, Turkey (2010–2013). Executive Director, Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) Regional Secretariat, Indonesia (2015-2018).