Agus Rahardjo was born in Magetan, East Java, in 1956. He is the newly appointed chief of the Corruption Eradication Committee (KPK) for the 2015-2019 period. Sworn in by President Joko Widodo on December 21, 2015, Agus Rahardjo previously held the position of Head of Center for Policy Development Public Procurement and Services. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the 10 November Institute of Technology (ITS) in Surabaya. He is known as a simple man with strong social awareness and a vision for corruption eradication and prevention in Indonesia.