Born on October 28th 1968, Ganjar Pranowo is a 2009 graduate of Universitas Indonesia’s Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Political Science Masters program, who has been serving as the Governor of Central Java since 2013, and since his reelection, will continue to serve his next period until 2023.

Before becoming the Governor of Central Java, Ganjar Pranowo was elected as a member of the Indonesian House of Representatives for two terms, 2004-2009 and 2009-2014. However, he did not serve his second period to the end due to his election as Governor of Central Java.