Arif graduated with a Bachelors degree in Agriculture from Antakusuma University in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan. Previously, Arif worked as an administrator at pesticide company PT. Dharma Guna Wibawa. Arif started his career at INOBU as a surveyor in 2015. Currently, as field coordinator, Arif is responsible in supporting the jurisdiction implementation program in three districts including Kotawaringin Barat, Seruyan, and Gunung Mas.