Maxensius Tri Sambodo is Principal Researcher at the Center for Economic Research – Indonesian Institute of Sciences. Active as a lecturer in the Master of Management Program at Gajah Mada University and in the Postgraduate Program in Business and Politics at the National University. Currently also the Coordinator of the 2019-20 Development Studies Forum. Give great attention to the issue of Economic Development especially Low Carbon Development and Energy Access. One of the latest publications is entitled ‘The State of Energy Poverty in Indonesia and Its Impact on Welfare’ which was published in the journal Energy Policy 2019. One of his books is entitled ‘From Darkness to Light: Energy Security Assessment in Indonesia’s Power Sector, published by ISEAS in 2016.