Sofwan Hakim is a graduate student in economics at Université Paris 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne. His study focuses on applied economics, including issues on infrastructure investment, environmental governance and economics, as well as the challenges of sustainable development. He worked as a Program Officer at the Ministry of National Planning/National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS). Sofwan earned his Bachelor's degree from the Department of Regional and City Planning at the Institute Technology of Bandung (ITB). He is currently interning at the Asian Development Bank, Southeast Asia Department.