Prof. Ginandjar KartasasmitaVice President Commissioner
Indonesian citizen, 82 years old, was appointed as Vice President Commissioner during the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 15 May 2023.
Currently he serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Indonesian Shorinji Kempo Martial Arts Fraternity (Perkemi) since its establishment in 1996 until now, Founder & Chairman of the Board of Dwiwarna High School, Bogor, West Java since 1998, Chairman of Perhimpunan Persahabatan Indonesia-Jepang since 2006, Lecturer of the Doctorate Program in Management and Social Science at Bandung Pasundan University since 2008, Deputy Chairman of Lippo Group since 2015, External Administrative Counselor at Hiroshima University, Japan since 2015, Advisor to Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport and Urban Development (JOIN), Japan since 2018, Deputy Chairman of the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) for the 2014-2024 period, as well as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Koperasi Simpan Pinjam Nusantara Pos (Kopnuspos) since 2022.
His career in academia, Senior Lecturer for the Postgraduate Program at the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in 1995-1998, Senior Fellow in 2000-2001 and Visiting Scholar in 2001-2003 at Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Boston, United States of America, Professor at the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan in 2004-2011, Lecturer of Linkage Master Program (Double Degree) at FIA-UNIBRAW and Japanese Universities in 2006-2009, while also Lecturer of the Doctorate Program in Administrative Science at the University of Brawijaya, Jakarta Campus until 2010, Lecturer of the Doctorate Program in Management and Social Science at Pasundan University from 2008 until now, as well as Visiting Professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Study, Tokyo, Japan in 2012 2020.
His career in the military began from Letnan Satu Udara in 1966 and retired as Marsekal Madya TNI AU in 1996.
His career in the government, Cabinet Secretary: Head of Research Section at Bureau of Analysis and Legislation 1968-1971, Head of Evaluation Section at the Foreign Technical Cooperation Bureau in 1971-1972 and Head of Inter-State Section at the Foreign Technical Cooperation Bureau in 1972-1976. Assistant Secretary of State for Government Administration Affairs in 1976-1978, Assistant Minister/Secretary of State for Government Administration Affairs and Non-Departmental Government Administration in 1978-1983 and Member and Deputy Chairman of the Government Equipment Procurement Control Team in 1980-1988. Junior Minister for Increasing Use of Domestic Production for Kabinet Pembangunan IV in 1983-1998, as well as Head of the Investment Coordinating Board in 1985-1998. Minister of Mining and Energy for Kabinet Pembangunan V in 1988-1993 and State Minister for National Development Planning / Chairman of Bappenas for Kabinet Pembangunan VI in 1993-1998. Coordinating Minister for Economic, Financial and Industrial Affairs and also Head of Bappenas for Kabinet Pembangunan VII in March until May 1998. Reappointed by President BJ Habibie as Coordinating Minister for Economic, Financial and Industrial Affairs in 1998-1999. Member of the Presidential Advisory Council for Kabinet Indonesia Bersatu under President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in 2010-2014.
His legislative career, Member of (Fraksi ABRI) Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat (MPR) in 1982-1996 as Head of PAH I (GBHN) Badan Pekerja MPR in 1987-1991 and as Head of Komisi A (GBHN) Sidang Umum MPR in 1982-1986. Member of Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat (MPR) as Chairman of Fraksi Karya Pembangunan in 1997-1998. Vice Chairman of MPR 1999-2004. Chairman of Dewan Perwakilan Daerah (DPD) in 2004-2009.
His career in social humanity, Pelaksana Harian Ketua Umum of the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) in 2014-2019.
His career in international cooperation agencies, Member of the International Advisory Council, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) from 2018 to March 2023.
He completed his studies at Bandung Institute of Technology in 1959-1960. Continued his studies in Japan, earned his Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Tokyo University for Agriculture and Technology, Chemical Engineering in 1960-I965 and Bachelor of State Administration from Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Administrasi (STIA) LAN in 1970-1980. Received his Honorary Doctorate from Takushoku University in Japan and Northeastern University, United States of America in 1995, Gadjah Mada University in 1995, and Tokyo University for Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo in 2005. Professor of Administrative Science from Brawijaya University in 1996. Doctor of Government from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in 2016.
He has affiliated relations with President Commissioner and Vice President Director.