Eric is in charge of macroeconomic research on Indonesia, based in Jakarta. He is frequently quoted in local and international media. He joined the Bank in 2007. Previously, he was a macroeconomic analyst for Bank Mandiri, an economic researcher at the University of Indonesia, and a senior business analyst at Synovate Business Consulting. He holds a Bachelor's in international relations (international political economy) from the University of Indonesia and Master's degrees in economics from both the University of Indonesia and the University of Virginia.