Ismu Nugroho graduated from Diponegoro University with a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering and Diploma of Highway Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology.
He joined Arkora Hydro in 2009. Prior to joining Arkora Hydro, he spent more than 20 years in PLN (Indonesian State-Owned Utility Company) with his last role as deputy engineering manager of hydro and diesel generation.
During his time in PLN, he completed over 32 in hydro power projects with his involvement in various stages from location finding, basic design to detail design stages, construction supervision and also refurbishment and generation capacity upgrade stage. With more than 32 years of experience, he can be called as an expert in his field.