Born in Padang, on December 10, 1953, Rizal Ramli is an expert in Macroeconomics and Industrial Policies. He served as the Minster of Finance, Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Chief of Logistics during the presidency of Abdurrahman Wahid. Ramli is also the founder of the Econit Advisory Group. In 2007, he was appointed as the Executive Chairman of Globe Asia. And in the period from 2006 until 2008, he was the President Commissioner at the acclaimed cement company, PT Semen Gresik. On 17 March 2015, Rizal Ramli was appointed as the President Commissioner PT Bank Negara Indonesia Tbk.