Ahmad Fuad Afdhal, PhD. is an accomplished researcher, author, business executive, and academic leader of the College of Pharmacy, Indonesia. He earned his PhD in Social and Administrative Pharmacy from the University of Minnesota, USA and has demonstrated outstanding leadership in academia, business, and international research in pharmacoeconomics. Dr. Afdhal is the former president of the National Institute of Science and Technology in Jakarta, where he also served as Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science and Head of the Department of Pharmacy.

He is widely recognized for his research on quality-of-life and cost-effectiveness analyses of typhoid treatments, hepatitis C, and hypertension. Additionally, Dr. Afdhal has authored twelve professional book, book chapter and numerous articles in newspapers and magazines, and he received the Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals from the University of Minnesota. In addition, he received ISPOR Distinguished Service Award, ISPOR 7th Asia-Pacific Conference Program Co-Chair. Dr. Afdhal also has a long record of professional accomplishments in Indonesia.

He is Chief Executive Officer of the Center for SocioEconomic Studies in Pharmacy, as well as Chief Executive Officer of STRATOS, PT Tiga Cahya Fortuna, and AFA Communications. He has served as National Chair for the International Public Relations Association, Editorial Board Of The Journal Of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, and Executive Committee member of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Asia Consortium. Currently, he is President of his local ISPOR Chapter.