Susi Pudjiastuti was born in Pangandaran On 15 January 1965. She is the country’s current Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries. Susi Pudjiastuti is known as a tough individual with strong independent entrepreneur spirit. She is the owner of PT ASI Pudjiastuti Marine Product, exporter of marine produce; and PT ASI Pudjiastuti Aviation, or a local airline, Susi Air. Due to her success in business, Susi in 2005 was awarded Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young Indonesia.