Board of Patrons

Anies Baswedan was the Former Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia. Previously, Anies was the President of Paramadina University and Chairman and Founder of Gerakan Indonesia Mengajar, a movement to deploy best young Indonesians as elementary schools’ teachers in remote area in Indonesia. Anies has shared his ideas on education and public policy at numerous national and international conferences. He has published numerous articles on decentralization, democracy, and political Islam in Indonesia.

Among many of his achievements, he’s been named ‘Top 100 Public Intellectuals’ from Foreign Policy Magazine, USA; one of the ‘World’s 20 Future Figure’ by the Foresight Magazine in Japan, he also received several other distinguished recognitions including: Fulbright, Gerald Maryanov Fellow, ICF Scholarship in New York, and the William P. Cole III Fellowship from the University of Maryland.

Anies holds a Doctorate in Philosophy from the Northern Illinois University, a Masters of Public Management, University of Maryland, College Park, and a bachelor degree in Economics from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta.

 

Erry Riyana Hardjapamekas is a seasoned professional who has been entrusted to hold several high-level positions in reputable organizations. Currently he is a member of the Board of Directors of Maybank, Kuala Lumpur; a Commissioner of PT Hero Supermarket Tbk, PT Weda Bay Nickel, PT Tirta Investama (Aqua Danone), and PT ABM Investama; Chair of the Oversight Committee of Kalibaru mega project of Tanjung Priok sea port; and the President Commissioner of PT MRT Jakarta.

Previously he has held several positions in the Board of Commissioner including the Vice-Chairman of the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (2003 – 2007) and President Director of PT Timah Tbk (1994– 2002)

He was awarded by the President of the Republic of Indonesia: “Satyalancana Pembangunan” (National Development) medal in 1996, “Bintang Jasa Utama” (Premiere National Star) medal in 1997, and Bintang Mahaputera Utama in 2009 in recognition of his dedication and service towards the development of mining sector in Indonesia. Among many of his professional and social activities, he is now actively involved as the Founding Member of Indonesian Society for Transparency, Chair of Founding Member Council of Indonesian Institute for Corporate Governance, and others.

Erry holds a bachelor degree in accounting from Faculty of Economics, Padjadjaran University and has also participated in Executive Education Program on “Corporate Financial Management” at Harvard Business School in 1992.

 

Kuntoro Mangkusubroto serves as President Commissioner, Independent Commissioner of PT Holcim Indonesia since 2015. Prior to this, Kuntoro was the Head of the President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring & Oversight (UKP4) since 2009. UKP4 is tasked to recommend measures to cut red tape and dismantle bureaucratic impediments to investment. Previously, he held many governmental roles delivering impact and unleashing change beginning as head of the state-owned tin producer, PT Tambang Timah which he restructured and returned to financial health. Following this success, he was appointed as director-general of mining in the Ministry of Mines and Energy, then in 1998, elevated to the position of Minister where he laid the ground work for the sector’s most far-sighted deregulation to date: the 2001 Oil and Gas Law.

Due to the slow progress of reconstruction in the tsunami-hit province of Aceh and the Nias islands in southwest Sumatra, in 2005 President SBY chose Kuntoro to lead BRR, a high-powered implementing agency with responsibility for coordinating project work in the disaster areas. After taking over, Kuntoro quickly improved the reconstruction outcomes, including accelerating construction of permanent housing for more than 500,000 Acehnese who were living in tented camps.

Kuntoro earned a PhD in Decision-Making Technology from the Institut Teknologi Bandung and a Masters of Civil Engineering from Stanford University. Currently he serves as a professor and the Chairman of School of Business and Management of Institut Teknologi Bandung.

 

Raoul Oberman is a Director Emeritus in McKinsey & Company and currently lives in Jakarta. He mainly works with Agricultural and Energy related companies. He served as the global leader of the Biosystems service line and was the Chairman of the Indonesian location. He had worked for 12 years in the Netherlands covering Europe and in Seoul for 7 years covering Korea and China prior to his assignment in McKinsey Indonesia. Raoul remains passionate to continue his contribution to Indonesia and is currently a board member of PisAgro and Endeavor in Indonesia.

Raoul holds a Doctorate in Finance in risk management of interest rate derivatives with magna cum laude, from Frankfurt University and an Economics diploma from Cologne University.

 

Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning
Sofyan Djalil serves as the Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning. Previously, he served as the Minister of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS) of the Republic of Indonesia, as part of President Joko Widodo’s 2015 Working Cabinet, the Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs at the same working cabinet, and he was the former Minister of State Owned Enterprise and of Communication & Information during the presidency of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (2004 – 2009).

Sofyan Djallil holds a Doctorate in International Financial and Capital Market Law and Policy from Tufts University, Medford in Massachusetts.