He was born in Ciamis on July 3, 1957. He completed his doctoral education in 2000 from Sharia Faculty, THe University of Al-Azhar, Egypt. Now, he is a lecturer in several colleges. These colleges are : Postgraduated program at UIN of Jakarta, Bandung National Institute of Islam (IAIN), the University of Ibnu Khaldun, Bogor.
He is active in various organizations such as: Expert Staff of the Center of Sharia Consultancy. Sharia Consultant in PKPU, Head of Research Section in LP2S Al-Haramain, Jakart, and others. He has been a speaker in various seminar forums, disscusions and correspondent in the morning news in severak TV stations.