Marzuki Usman, M.A. Economics


Received   his   bachelor   degree   from   Gadjah   Mada   University,   Faculty   of Economics,  majoring  in  Money  and  Banking  in  1969.  He  received  his  Master  of Arts in Economics from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA in 1975.

He started his career in thegovernment as a staff Directorate General of Finance, Ministry of Finance,  in  1969. He  continius  to  work at  Directorate  General  of Monetary, Ministry  of  Finance,  and  he  was once  appointed  to  be  the  Director  of Investment and  State  of  Wealth,  then  to  be  the  Director  of  Financial  Institutions and  Accounting.  In1988  he  was destined to  be  the  chairman  for  the  Capital Market   Agency   until   1991,   followed   by   becoming   the Head   of  Training Institutions, Ministry of Finance from 1991-1995. After wards he was in charge of Ministry  of  Finance  Think  Tank,  i.e.  Fiscal  and  Monetary  Affairs  Institute from 1995   until   1998. He   was   alsothe   chairman   of   Indonesian   Association   ofEconomist,   Jakarta   brach   from   1988   to   1993and   become   the   chairman   of Indonesian  Association  Economist, Nation  Wide, from  1993  until  2000.  In  1993 he was chosen to be the chairman of Negotiation Delegate in Trade, Investment, Finance and Industry in Geneva, Switzerland. He became a member of House of Representative as the chairman of Independent Faction from 1999 until 2001. He was onceelected to bethe Secretary to State Minister of State Own Enterprise in 1998. Then he was appointed to be State Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, he  was  also  appointed  to  be  State Minister  for  Investment,  and  Minister  ad interim for Justice Department. He was appointedto be the Minister for Forestry from  March  2001  until  August  2001.  Presently Regional  Chairman  of  PKB (Nation Awakening Party) for DKI Jakarta.

He  was  member  of  Commissioner  Board  at  bank  in  several  banks  i.e.  BBD  from 1981 to 1987, at Bank BDNI from 1983 to 1989 and at BDN from 1988 to 1998. He was  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  n  New  York  in  1994.  He  has  been  a Senior  Advisor  to  Jakarta  Stock  Exchange  Market  since  1996  up  to  now,  and  a Senior Advisor  at  Ernst  and  Young,  Singapore,  in  1999.  He  joint  the  Grant Thornton  Indonesia,  from  March  2002  until  March  2003.  Then  with  PT  Moores Rowland Indonesia since March 2003 until present.

George Risakotta, S.H.

Test Profession

Graduated  from  the  Faculty  of  Law  at the  University  of  Indonesia  and  the  Institute  of  Air  and  Space  Law,  McGill University, Montreal, Canada.  He is a leading expert on Aviation Laws as shown by  his  previous  postionas  the  Director  of  Civil  Air  Transportation,  the  Chief Negotiator  of  the  Bilateral  Air  Agreements,  and Expert  on  the  Staff  of  the Minister  for  Communications. His other  senior  Government  positions  include that   as   Head   of   the   Legal   Bureau   at   the   Ministry   of  Tourism,   Post   and Telecommunications  and  Expert  Staff  of  the  Minister  for  Tourism,  Post  and Telecommunications.

Apart from being a Senior Advisorof the Firm, Mr.Risakotta is an expert in hotel and property management and all legal aspects related thereto.