General (Ret.) Dr. Moeldoko currently serves as the Presidential Chief of Staff for President Joko Widodo. He was previously the Commander in Chief of the National Armed Forces (2013-2015) and the Army Chief of Staff in 2013.
In his military career, Moeldoko was appointed Army Deputy Chief of Staff and Deputy Governor of the National Resilience Institute (Lemhanas) among others. In 2013, General (Ret.) Moeldoko received the prestigious Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Meritorious Service Medal) from the Singapore government in recognition of his significant contributions of forging close relations between the Indonesian and Singapore Armed Forces.
Following his retirement, General (Ret.) Dr. Moeldoko was selected as the General Chairman of the Indonesian Farmer’s Reconciliation Association (HKTI). He also an active member of the People’s Conscience Party (Partai Hanura) and serves as the Deputy Head of its Advisory Council.
He holds a Masters and a Doctoral Degree from the Faculty of Social and Political Science (FISIP) at the University of Indonesia (UI).