Fellow for Indonesian Consumer Policies
Haikal Kurniawan is currently working as an editor, writer and researcher for Indonesian libertarian organization called Suara Kebebasan (English: Voices of Freedom.) He graduated from University of Indonesia, with bachelor degree in Political Science in 2018. His bachelor thesis is about the legacy of President Ronald Reagan for the modern Republican Party in United States.
Haikal also involved in several classical liberal and libertarian organization in Indonesia. He is been involved with international libertarian students organization, Students for Liberty (SFL), from 2015. Since 2019, he is part of Students for Liberty’s Advanced Leadership Team for Asia-Pacific region.
Besides his involvement in Suara Kebebasan and SFL, Haikal also a co-founder and coordinator of Indonesian-based libertarian community called Indo-Libertarian, which aim to provide a space for liberty-minded individuals in Indonesia to learn together and discuss social and political issues from libertarian perspective.
In June 2017, Haikal had an opportunity to participate in a summer seminar host by Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) in Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, United States. He also had an opportunity to participate in International Academy for Leadership workshop organized by Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit at Theodor Heuss Academy in Gummersbach, Germany in October 2018 and Atlas Network’s Think Tank Essentials in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in February 2019.