Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs
Republic of Indonesia
Airlangga Hartoto is the current Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs in President Joko Widodo’s Onward Indonesia Cabinet. He was also part of Jokowi’s previous cabinet as Industry Minister. Airlangga first became a politician in 2004 and is the current chairman of the Golkar Party.
Aside from his career in politics, Airlangga is also well established in business, and has held numerous corporate roles in industries including fertiliser distribution, paper packaging and construction machinery.
He received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Gadjah Mada University in 1987. He completed the AMP at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and later received a master’s degree in business administration from Monash University as well as a master’s degree in management technology from the University of Melbourne. In 2019 he was awarded an honorary doctorate in Development Policy by The KDI School of Public Policy and Management.