Dr. April Hari Wardhana graduated from the University of Airlangga in 1998 with a degree in veterinary science. Afterward, he was approved as a scientist at the Indonesian Research Centre for Veterinary Science (IRCVS). In 2000, he received a scholarship to pursue his Master's degree at the University of Gadjah Mada and conducted research for his thesis at the Natural History Museum in London, United Kingdom. In 2006, he received a Ford Foundation scholarship to study at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, after completing his master's degree. In 2014, he concluded his postdoctoral program at the Natural History Museum. He is now the coordinator of the Disease Detection and Vector and Animal Health Control research division at the Research Centre for Veterinary Science, the National Research, and Innovation Agency. He published more than 80 research articles in journals and proceedings.