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H.E. Airlangga Hartarto
The Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs of Republic of Indonesia
Airlangga Hartarto is the current Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia. Previously, he held position as the Minister of Industry of the Republic of Indonesia from 2016 – 2019. He also has been involved in numerous professional businesses ranging from fertilizer distributor, paper packaging manufacturer, construction machinery as well as asset management firm. Hartarto received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Gadjah Mada University. He then completed the AMP at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, followed by an MBA from Monash University and another master’s degree in management technology from University of Melbourne. In 2019, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in Development Policy from KDI School of Public Policy and Management.
H.E. Arifin Tasrif
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Republic of Indonesia
Arifin Tasrif is the current Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia. Previously, he held the position as Indonesia’s Ambassador to Japan from 2017 – 2019. He had various careers in the industries such as Business Director of Rekayasa Industri, President Director of PT Petrokimia Gresik and PT Pupuk Sriwijaya. He then became the first President Director of the state-owned Pupuk Indonesia Holding Company. In 2011, he was honored with the Honorary Fellowship Award from AFEO (ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization) due to his contribution to Indonesia’s and ASEAN engineering sectors. He holds a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from ITB.