Dr. Marzuki Usman

Co-Founder

 

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 started his career for government as a staff Directorate General of Finance, Ministry of Finance, in 1969. Then 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 has been appointed to be Regional Chairman of PKB (Nation Awakening Party) for DKI Jakarta, from January 2002 until April 2005.

He was member of Commissioner Board at bank BBD from 1981 to 1987, and at Bank BDN from 1988 to 1998. He joined Bank BDNI as a member of the commissioner Board from 1983 to 1989. He has been appointed to be the fifth chairman of the Indonesian Forum Foundation from 1991 until 2000. 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 joints The Grant Thornton Indonesia, from March 2002 until March 2003. He was a Vice Commissaries of PT. Bank Ganesha since June 2004—2007. He was a Commissaries Independent of PT. Sari Husada, Tbk, Jakarta in 7 December 2005 until January 2010. He was as a Senior Advisor of Rama Insurance company in July 2004—2006. He was appointed as Senior Advisor of Tabanan District, Province of Bali, in 22 September 2004 until 2007.

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. He has been appointed to be a member of National Board at Indonesia Banker Institute, a member of IPMI Board, and a member of Magister Program in management of Gadjah Mada University.

Involvement in the Community and Political Organizations, he was member of Muhammadiyah Youth in Jambi in 1960 until 1963. From 1963 until 1966 he was member of Muslim Students Association Yogyakarta Branch. In 1967 until 1969, he was member of the Board for Muhammadiyah Students Association in Yogyakarta. He was member of Indonesian Corps of Civil Servants (KORPRI) from 1969 until 1998. From 1976 until 1998 he was member of Golongan Karya (GOLKAR), and 1998 until 1999, he was member of Advisory Board for GOLKAR. He has been a member of Economic Council for Muhammadiyah, since 1999 up to now. In 1997 he was member of People Council Assembly. And from 1999 until 2001, he was 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 serves as Chairman of Mazars advisory board Asia Pacific. In addition, he also holds the following positions: President Commissaries of PT. Alam Sutera,  Tbk;  President Commissaries of PTPN VI (PT. Perkebunan Nusantara VI), Board of  Commissaries of AIA Assurance, Board of commissaries of PT. Cahaya Pelangi Persada; President Commissaries of PT. Restorasi Habitat Orangutan Indonesia (RHOI), 2010—up to present; He appointed also as President Commissaries of PT. Citra Borneo Indah, August 2011-up to present; and as Commissaries of PT. Cipaganti group, since October 2011-up to present.  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.

He wrote books, and articles more than four hundred, among others about Stock Exchange Market, Banking, Investment, Economic, Politics, Social, Human Resources, and Environment.