Born in Sumatra, Indonesia. Since 2005, he has worked as a journalist and travel writer. His work (photography and articles) has been published in several media such as Destin Asian Indonesia, Koran Tempo (Tempo Magazine), Courrier International France, Republika, Travelounge, Marie Claire Magazine, Colours, Beritagar Indonesia, Colour, Garuda Indonesia Inflight Magazine, Sriwijaya Inflight Magazine, Travel Fotografi, and Chip Magazine. He is now a freelance journalist specializing in environmental reporting and indigenous people. Most of his personal work has a strong political and social component.