Ah Maftuchan served as the Executive Director of the 2015-2020 Perkumpulan PRAKARSA. Maftuchan accomplished a bachelor's degree in political law at UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta, and a master's degree in Social Development and Regional Autonomy at the Department of Social Welfare, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia (UI).
Prior to joining Perkumpulan PRAKARSA (February 2009), Maftuchan worked as a consultant at Die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on a program of good governance in population administration development in Aceh (2007-2008).
Maftuchan, the 2017 & 2018 IMF-sponsored Civil Society Fellowship Program awardee, has a dozen years of experience working on development and public policy advocacy issues. Further, he was the SDGs working group (Pokja) member at the Presidential Staff Office (2016), a Resource person of the Public Consultation Forum for the Development Planning Consultations of the Ministry of National Development Planning/Bappenas (2013-2015), and an advisor and delegation of the Republic of Indonesia for the UN High-Level Political Forum/HLPF on Sustainable Development (July 2017).
Maftuchan is the Sherpa of the Civil XNUMX Indonesia, co-founder and coordinator of the Indonesia Tax Justice Forum, co-founder of the ResponsiBank Indonesia Coalition, and commissioner of the Independent Commission of State Budget.
Moreover, he also occupies the co-chair of the Tax and Fiscal Justice Alliance (TAFJA) for the Southeast Asia Region. The major issues he focuses on include: poverty, inequality, welfare, employment, health insurance, social security, fiscal policy, good governance, and international development cooperation.