D.S. Priyarsono is a Professor in the Faculty of Economics and Management as well as a member of Board of Academic Advisors in the Center for Regional Development Planning Studies at the Bogor Agricultural University. He was the President of Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA), an Adjunct Professor in Faculty of Economics at Kasetsart University, Bangkok, and an Assessor at the National Committee for Accreditation of Research and Development Institutions. His research areas have been on regional development and planning, agricultural and agroindustry development, and risk management and audit. Prof. Priyarsono received his PhD degree on Socio-Economic Planning from the University of Tsukuba, Japan.