Professor Dr Ainun Na’im
Secretary General, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education
Republic of Indonesia
Professor Dr Ainun Na’im was appointed to the position of Secretary General of the then Ministry of Education and Culture in 2011, which subsequently became part of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education under the Jokowi Administration.
Prior to his roles in government, Na’im was Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at Universitas Gadjah Mada, one of the Australia-Indonesia Centre’s university partners.
He has held other high-level positions including Director and Chief Financial Officer of the state-owned oil and natural gas corporation Pertamina, and membership of the National Council of Indonesian Institute of Accountants.