Bambang Brodjonegoro

After completing his academic studies in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Master’s in Urban Planning continued by PhD in Urban and regional Planning), he started his career as an academic in his alma mater, University of Indonesia’s Faculty of Economics and Business, first as a lecturer and later as Dean.

After his career in academia, he held several positions as a public servant. First as the Member of the Assistance Team for Ministry in Fiscal Decentralization (2005 – 2006), until he rose to become Vice Minister of Finance (2013 – 2014) and then became the Minister of Finance from 2014 to 2016.

Following his role as Minister of Finance, Prof. Bambang was appointed as Minister of National Development Planning from 2016 until 2019. He was mainly responsible for designing the short, medium and long-term masterplan of national development and coordinating with other ministries to implement the program. At the end of his tenure, he also planned and designed the concept of a new capital city for Indonesia.

As Minister of Research and Technology, He aimed to release Indonesia from middle-income trap economy, and increase it to become a major economy country through innovation. He initiated the coordination between governmental bodies, private companies, and the academic community to come up with innovation-based solutions together and increase coordination of research and development.

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