Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri
Independent Non-Executive Director
Date of Appointment: 25 February 2015
Dr. Muhamad Chatib Basri, was Indonesia’s former Minister of Finance from May 2013 to October 2014. Previously, he was the Chairman of Investment Coordinating Board of Indonesia from June 2012 to October 2013. Prior to that, from 2010 to 2012, he served as the Vice Chairman of the National Economic Committee of the President of Indonesia. He is currently the Chairman of Indonesia Infrastructure Finance and also Chairman of the Advisory Board of Mandiri Institute. Dr. Basri was a member of the Asia Pacific Regional Advisory Group of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). From 2010 to 2012, he was a member of the High Level Trade Experts Group, co-chaired by Jagdish Bhagwati and Peter Sutherland. In 2010, he co-founded CReco Research Institute, a Jakarta-based economic consulting firm. Dr Basri has from 1995 until present lectures at the Department of Economics, University of Indonesia.
He has acted as a consultant for the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the USAID, AUSAID, OECD and UNCTAD. He is the author of a number of papers in international academic journals and actively writes for various leading newspapers and magazines in Indonesia.