Born in Bogor in 1958. He has been President Director of BRI since 17 May 2005 and reappointed on 20 May 2010 for his second term. Prior to his appointment at BRI, he served as the President Director of Bank Bukopin. He commenced his banking career in 1981, and has held several managerial positions including Director of Commercial of Bank Bukopin, Group Head Line of Business Bank Bukopin, Branch Manager in Bank Bukopin Surabaya, Branch Manager in Bank Bukopin Jakarta, Branch Manager in Bank Bukopin Aceh, and Deputy Branch Manager in Bank Bukopin Ujung Pandang.
He graduated from STAK Trisakti, Jakarta in 1980 and attended several training, courses, and seminars on banking management, including Bank Indonesia’s Executive Risk Management Certification (Denpasar), Islamic Finance Forum (Switzerland), Seminar on Business Continuity Planning-Ernst & Young, SESPIBANK-IBI (Jakarta), Strategy Development Session-IBM, and Structuring Loans & Short Term-The Institute of Banking and Finance.