H.E. Mochammad Chandra Widya, born 17 May 1965 in Jambi, earned his B.A. in International Relations from Padjajaran University, Bandung, Indonesia, before starting his diplomatic carrier in 1993, initially serving as an official of the Directorate of International Organisation at the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He held various posts from 1997 to 2019: Second Secretary at the Embassy in London, UK; Deputy Director of ASEAN Functional Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Political Affairs Counsellor at the United Nations in New York; Director for ASEAN Political and Security Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has been appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Republic of Serbia, concurrently accredited to Montenegro, as of 2019.