Prof. Dr. Suharsono is senior researcher in the Research Center for Oceanography Indonesian Institute of Science. He is a coral reef ecofysiologist (Ph.D University of New Castle upon Tyne, England, 1990) and servse as coordinator of Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Program since 1998 until present. His worked mostly in the field rather than behind a desk, in the past 30 years for monitoring and evaluation the condition of coral reef throughout Indonesian water and has logged more than 10.000 scuba dives. He took a break and served as director for Research Center for Oceanography from 2005 – 2011. He has published more than 60 scientific articles and 10 books. He also served as lecturer in the university of Indonesia and Institute of Agriculture Bogor on Marine conservation and marine biodiversity.