Kukuh has more than thirteen years of experience in engineering and management consultancy. He has provided policy advisory services to executives at ministries, state-owned enterprises, and the private sector in agriculture, sustainable energy and logistics. Kukuh is also responsible in shaping the strategic direction of ASCO, a renewable energy firm, in his role as CEO. In the early days of his career, he was part of the supply chain management team at Unilever as an Engineer, and later on worked as Account Manager at Cisco, both in the U.S. and Indonesia.
Kukuh holds a Master of Science in Engineering and Policy Analysis degree from the Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, a Master in Numerical Economics and Network Industries degree from Université Paris XI, France, and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Universitas Indonesia.