I Made Wirahardi Purnawan is his Balinese name, and people call him "Chiko" as his nickname, he was born in February 1977 in Denpasar, Bali. Since high school he was very interested in Architecture and studied architecture at the University. He started his journey by building a contracting company from 2003 to 2005 He also has experience working as a green school project coordinator which supports his professionalism in 2007.
Dan started his own company called PT Wira Satya Graha or called "Chiko Living" in 2012 until now he is also part of Sun Sang Eco Village as Co-founder since 2018 and invested in a learning center to provide space for bamboo education in Bali. And now he has built more than 50 bamboo structures across 36 Projects, empowering 30 Balinese working in the bamboo field.