Dr. Ir. Siti Nurbaya Bakar, M. Sc is Minister of Environment and Forestry. Siti Nurbaya Bakar was born in Jakarta on 28 July 1956, and she has had more than 30 years of experience working in government bodies, either in the central government or in the regions. She was chief of Regional Planning and Development Agency of Lampung province and Secretariat General of Interior Ministry. Siti graduate from Bogor Agricultural Institute (1979), International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Science (ITC), Enschede, the Netherlands (1988), she got her doctorate from Siegen University, Germany (1998).