Ahmad Dhiaulhaq is Nature-based Solutions (NbS) Research Senior Program Lead at WRI Indonesia. He works to ensure the excellent delivery and quality of research within the Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use (AFOLU) Cluster. Furthermore, Ahmad also leads the implementation of the KONEKSI's Conserving Ridge-to-Reef Research Project in Southwest Papua Province.

Ahmad brings to WRI Indonesia over 12 years of hands-on experience with technical expertise in forest and land governance, community-based natural resource management, forest and land-use conflicts, environmental justice, and climate change, and practical skills in project/program management, capacity development, participatory action research, and scientific and policy-oriented publications.

Before joining WRI in 2023, Ahmad was a Senior Researcher at the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) in Kyoto, Japan, where he led the analysis of the social and ecological effects of tropical forest frontiers' rapid transformation towards human well-being in some Southeast Asian and Central African countries. Prior to that, he was a Post-doctoral Researcher and Project Coordinator at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV) in Leiden, the Netherlands. Before that, he spent 3 years working as a researcher and project coordinator at RECOFTC - The Center for People and Forests in Bangkok, Thailand.

Ahmad holds a PhD in Environment and Natural Resource Management from the Australian National University (ANU) and a Master of Environment (M.Env) from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Ahmad enjoys outdoor activities, hiking, jogging, visiting cultural and historical places, and having conversations with people in rural villages.