Sonny Mumbunan is a researcher at the University of Indonesia’s Research Center for Climate Change (RCCC UI) where he coordinates Economic Instruments for Conservation, and Basic Income for Nature and Climate. At the World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia as a senior economist, he integrates development planning, financing, and land governance. He has served as policy advisor at the Executive Office of the President (KSP) and the President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4. He was a member of the Indonesian team during the negotiations for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and led the preparation of the data governance blueprint for Indonesia One Data, among others. Sonny received his PhD in Economics at the University of Leipzig, Germany, for the work he carried out at the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (UFZ), Germany.