As a facilitator of sustainable livelihood development, Winardi currently facilitates the development of mushroom cultivation in Gunung Tarak landscape. Alumnus of a college in Surabaya has background experience in the field of renewable energy such as biogas, micro-hydro and solar-cell.

Prior to joining Tropenbos Indonesia, Winardi was a field coordinator and livelihood specialist of Operation Wallacea Trust (OWT) in Buton District, Southeast Sulawesi Province, and in South Sulawesi Province.