Haikal joined Aidenvironment in March 2021 as an intern. In October 2021, Haikal formally joined us as a Junior Researcher, based in Amsterdam. Prior to joining Aidenvironment, Haikal studied for a Master of Environmental Science with a specialization in Environmental Policy at Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands. He wrote his master’s thesis on the Indonesian government’s sustainable diplomacy related to palm oil and its challenging of European Union’s RED 2 policy. He is a graduate of Political Science from Syiah Kuala University, Aceh, Indonesia. He previously worked with a local NGO in Aceh, on public information disclosure in the mining sector.