Dr Sudirman Nasir, ALMI’s former vice president of Science and Education, completed his postgraduate education (Master and PhD) in public health at the School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Australia. Previously, he completed his medical education (Bachelor of Medicine) at the Faculty of Medicine, Hasanuddin University, Makassar. He currently works as a Lecturer and researcher at the Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, and as the Chair of the Center of Excellence for Interdisciplinary and Sustainability Sciences (CEISS), Hasanuddin University Graduate School. He is also a Senior fellow of Australia-Indonesia Center – Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research (2019 -2022). Further, Dr Sudirman received several fellowships such as the Australian Development Scholarship and fellowships from the Nossal Institute for Global Health, the University of Melbourne for Masters and PhD education. After completion of his PhD and returned to Indonesia, he obtained the Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) in Japan (Japan Foundation – International House of Japan) in 2017, became a visiting researcher at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in 2018 and an Eisenhower Fellow (Global Program) in the United States in 2019.