Indonesia, Chairman of Investment Coordinating Board Republic of Indonesia (BKPM)
Mahendra Siregar, age 51, is the Chairman of Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) since his appointment by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on 1 October 2013.
He graduated with a Bachelor degree in Economics from University of Indonesia in 1986, and received a Master in Economics from Monash University in 1991.
Mahendra joined the Foreign Affairs Ministry in 1986 and was assigned to various postings including Economic Third Secretary of the Indonesian Embassy in London (1992-1995) and Information Counsellor of the Indonesian Embassy in Washington DC (1998-2001).
He joined Coordinating Ministry in late 2001 as Special Assistant to the Minister. He was then appointed as Deputy Minister in charge of International Economic and Financial Relations in May 2005.
He was then appointed as Chairman and CEO Indonesia Eximbank in September 2009 until December 2009.
He was appointed as Vice Minister of Trade by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on 11 November 2009.
Before his appointment as the Chairman of BKPM, Mahendra was Vice Minister of Finance since 19 October 2011.
He was Asia representative at the UNFCCC Adaptation Fund Board between 2007-2009.
He is President Yudhoyono’s Sherpa to the G-20 since London Summit 2009.
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