Keynote Speakers

Darmin Nasution Ph.D*
Coordinating Minister for Economy
*in confirmation
Darmin Nasution was born in Tapanuli in North Sumatra on 21 December 1948. He graduated from the University of Indonesia (1976) and received his doctorate in economics from the University of Paris, Sorbonne, France, in 1986.
Before later taking up various positions within the Indonesian government, Nasution lectured in economics at the University of Indonesia where he was Deputy Chair of the Lembaga Penyelidikan Ekonomi dan Masyarakat (LPEM, or Institute for Economic and Social Research) from 1987, and Head of the LPEM from 1989.
Ministry of Finance
Nasution served as Director General of for Financial Institutions in the Indonesian Ministry of Finance from 2000-2005. He was subsequently appointed chairman of Indonesia's Capital Market and Financial Institution Supervisory Agency in 2006and was later transferred to the post of Director General of Taxation in the Ministry of Finance.
Bank Indonesia
In July 2009 Nasution was appointed senior deputy governor of Bank Indonesia. He was sworn into office on 27 July 2009. Nasution immediately became acting governor of Bank Indonesia because the previous governor, Boediono, had resigned several months earlier in May to run for election as Vice President of Indonesia as team mate of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Nasution was subsequently appointed as governor of Bank Indonesia on September 1, 2010, after parliamentary hearings to consider his nomination as governor. He was succeeded as governor when Agus Martowardojo was appointed in May 2013.
Coordinating Economics Minister
On August 12, 2015, in a cabinet reshuffle by President Widodo, Nasution was appointed as the Coordinating Economics Minister replacing Sofyan Djalil in the post.
Source: Wikipedia