Research Associate, J-PAL Southeast Asia
Elghafiky Bimardhika is a Research Associate at J-PAL Southeast Asia where he currently supports the project development of various research topics, ranging from urban transport to branchless banking.
Prior to joining J-PAL Southeast Asia in 2019, he worked at AIP-Rural, a partnership program between Australian and Indonesian government focused on promoting a market approach to deliver rural economic empowerment. He also has experience working in a national private bank as SME Relationship Manager and various research projects during college and shortly after graduation. Elghafiky holds a bachelor's degree in economics from University of Indonesia and was active in parliamentary debate activities during college.