Muhammad Qodari "received an advanced degree from Indonesia University and his post-graduate degree in politics from University of Essex, England. He subsequently worked for the preeminent Indonesian think-tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Mr. Qodari has also served as Director of Research in charge of all surveys and polling for LSI, a leading polling firm in Indonesia.
"Mr. Qodari is a noted columnist and political commentator in Indonesia. His columns on social and political issues regularly appear in Indonesia’s most established magazines and daily newspapers, such as Tempo, Kompas, The Jakarta Post, and Media Indonesia." 
- Advisory Board, Terror Free Tomorrow
- "About Us", (Biographical note), Undated, Accessed June 2007.