Dr. Marzuki Usman
Dr. Marzuki Usman comes from Mersam, Jambi and has a bachelor degree, majoring in Money and Banking from Gadjah Mada University, Faculty of Economics. He continued his education to earn Master of Arts in Economics from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.
He worked at Directorate General of Monetary, Ministry of Finance, from 1977 to 1988, and he was once promoted to be the Director of Investment and State of Wealth, then to be the Director of Financial Institutions and Accounting. In 1988 he was promoted to be the chairman for the Capital Market Agency until 1991. Then he was head of Training Institutions, Ministry of Finance from 1991-1995. After that, he was in charge of Ministry of Finance Think Tank, i.e., Fiscal and Monetary Affairs Institute from 1995 until 1998. Besides, he became the chairman of Indonesian Association of Economist, Jakarta branch, from 1988 to 1993. Then he became the chairman of Indonesian Association of Economist, Nation Wide, from 1993 until 2000. In 1993 he was appointed to be the chairman of Negotiation Delegate in Trade, Investment, Finance and Industry in Geneva, Switzerland. He was appointed to be a member of House of Representative as the chairman of Independent Faction from 1999 until 2001. He was once appointed to be the Secretary to State Minister of State Own Enterprise in 1998. Then he was appointed to be Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, he was also appointed to be State Minister for Investment, and Minister ad interim for Justice Department. He has been appointed to be the Minister for Forestry from March 2001 until August 2001.
He was an advisor at ABN – AMRO Bank, and International member of Advisory Board of NASDAQ in New York in 1994, as well. He appointed as a Senior Advisor to Indonesia Stock Exchange Market since 1997 up to present, and a as Senior Advisor at Ernst and Young, Singapore, in 1999.
He has also worked as a lecturer at many universities such as Gadjah Mada University and at University of Indonesia. He was lecturers at National Planning Program, Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi, and Lembaga Pengembangan Perbankan Indonesia.
In 1997 he was member of People Council Assembly. And from 1999 until 2001, he was the Chairman for the Independent Faction in the People Council Assembly (MPR) Republic of Indonesia.He earned “the Lancana Karya Satya-20 years” award, in 1996, “Bintang Jasa Utama” award, in 1997 and “Bintang Mahaputera Adipradana” award, in 1999 from the Government of Indonesia.
Currently, he acts as a Chairman of Mazars advisory board Asia Pacific, Chairman of steering committee of ISEA (Indonesian Senior Executive Association); Chairman of ECAII (Economic Association of Indonesia and India); Advisory board member of DISC (Duke University Islamic Study Center); and Deputy of Steering Committee for IPMI (Indonesian Management Development Institute.