Prof. Dr. Moh. Arsjad Anwar (Emeritus) (Alm) (1978-1982 and 1988-1989)
Mohammad Arsjad Anwar completed his Bachelor of Economics concentrating in International Economics at the Faculty of Economics University of Indonesia (FE UI) in 1962. He began his academic career at FE UI as teaching assistant for statistics in 1960. Then, he continued his study and obtained an MBA in Operation Research from the University of California at Berkeley, United States, in 1966. He obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Indonesia in 1983.
His organizational career began when he served as the Head of Education in the Faculty of Economics Students Senate in 1960-1961. Afterwards, he was member of ISEI’s central committee and advisor to ISEI (1978-1988), Chairman of Commission A (Tridharma of Higher Education) (1985-1993) and Chairman of Commission C (University Development) (1993-1999) at the University of Indonesia Senate, and member (1999-present) and Chairman of the Statistics Society Forum (1999-2004).
Mohammad Arsjad Anwar became the Director of LPEM for the periods of 1978-1982 and 1988-1989. Before that, he has served as research coordinator (1970-1973), Deputy Director for Research (1973-1978), and senior researcher since 1973.
In addition to teaching, he has consecutively served in the University of Indonesia as Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs (1984-1988), Postgraduate Program Coordinator for Economics and Management Studies FE UI (1984-1995), Director of Inter-University Center for Economic Affairs (1985-1987), and Dean of FE UI (1988-1994). Outside the University of Indonesia, he served as lecturer at the Faculty of Economics UKI (1967-1968); Director of Muhammadiyah Banking Academy (now STIE Ahmad Dahlan) (1968-1970); guest lecturer at Seskoad, Seskoal, and Lemhannas (1969-1995); and lecturer at the Faculty of Economics Unsri and University of Lampung (1968-1972).
His knowledge of Indonesia’s socioeconomic affairs was enriched by his involvements as member in the Policy Research Team (1968-1973); consultant for UNCTAD (1971), UNIDO (1972), and ESCAP (1975); consultant for R&D Division of the Department of Commerce (1973-1983); BPS consultant for Input-Output Table and National Income Statistics (1975-present); World Bank consultant for Indonesia’s Economic Perspectives (1976); member in the Energy Technical Committee (1976-1995); member in the National Outlook Core Team at the National Defense and Security Council (1979-1982); member in National Research Council for Sociocultural Fields, Philosophy, and Economy (1984-1994); Director of Center for Policy and Implementation Studies (1986-1988); Coordinator of FE UI Consultancy Team for the Department of Industry (1987-1992); member in Bimas Team of Experts for the Department of Agriculture (1988-1999); Chairman of the Jury for LIPI’s Young Researchers in Social and Economic Fields (1991-2000); Chairman of Economics Consortium (1994-1999); member in the Higher Education Council (1994-2000); National Manggala BP 7 (1995-1998); and member in the National Economic Council (1999-2001).
In the government, he served as a staff under the Deputy Head of Bappenas for Monetary and Fiscal Affairs (1967-1968), Expert Staff for the State Minister for National Development Planning/Head of Bappenas for Economic Research (1994–1998), Expert Staff for Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Finance, and Industry/Head of Bappenas (1998), Deputy Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Finance, and Industry for Economy and Finance (1998-2001), and Advisor to the Head of Bappenas/Minister for National Development Planning (2001-2010).
Throughout his service, Mohammad Arsjad Anwar received several awards, including Satyalancana Wira Karya (1995), Satyalancana Karya Satya 30 Years (1996), Bintang Jasa Utama (1997), Bintang Mahaputra Utama (1999), and Scientist with Dedication from Kompas (2011).
Prof. Dr. Satrio Budihardjo Joedono (Emeritus) (1970-1978)
Satrio “Billy” Budihardjo Joedono is an Indonesian economist and a (Emeritus) Professor of Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia (FEBUI). He completed his undergraduate degree at University of Indonesia majoring on economics of firm (1963). He studied in University of Pittsburgh earning a Master of Public Administration degree (1966), and Doctorate degree in Public Administration at the State University of New York at Albany (1971).
At University of Indonesia, he served as the Director of LPEM-FEBUI (1970-1978), Assistant Dean of FEBUI Academic Affairs (1978-1982), and Vice Rector of University of Indonesia managing General Administration unit (1982-1986). He also helped Prof. Dr. Sumitro Djojohadikusomo as an assistant of Minister of Trade (1970-1973). He was an assistant of Minister of Research (1973-1978), and helped Prof. Dr. Ing. B.J. Habibie as a Director of BPP Technology System Analysis (1978-1982). He was also an assistant of Minister for Research and Technology (1979-1982), and Expert Staff of Minister for Research and Technology (1986-1988). Drs. Radius Prawiro appointed him as Fourth Assistant Staff of Coordinating Minister of Economy and Development Evaluation (1988-1993). He was actively involved in the deregulation of the national economy throughout his career.
While serving as Minister of Trade (1993-1995), he deregulated trade laws, completing negotiations and signed the Treaty of Marrakech in Uruguay (1994). He later became the Indonesian ambassador for France and the Principality of Andorra (1996-1998). Afterward, he was elected as the Head of National Supreme Audit Board of Indonesia (BPK) (1998-2004). He led BPK to fight corruption in Indonesia. As Head of the BPK, he continued by ex officio, holding Indonesia position as Chairman of Governing Board of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) (1998-2003) and member of the Board Audit ASOSAI (2003-2004).
After retiring as a member of High Academic Council of Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia in 2006, he continued to teach under the Department of Management, FEBUI.
Prof. Dr. Rustam Didong (Emeritus) (1970 and 1982-1987)
Prof. Dr. Rustam Didong (Emeritus) is a Professor in the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia who devoted his life in the field of economics education for the advancement of Indonesian economy and the welfare of the Indonesian people. He has been a lecturer in University of Indonesia since 1960 and affiliate lecturer in UNSRI (1963-1969). He became Full Professor of University of Indonesia since 1984. He held numerous positions as Director of the Foundation Board Publisher (JBP), University of Indonesia (1966-1967), Head of LPEM FEBUI (1982-1987), and Deputy Chairman of Economic Affairs of the National Development Planning Agency (1988-1996). He also served as the Vice Rector of University of Indonesia managing Academic Affairs (1986-1988) and Chairman of STEKPI School of Business and Accounting (1997-2006).
Prof. Dr. Rustam Didong completed his undergraduate study in the University of Indonesia (1959) and received his master degree from University of California at Berkeley – USA (1962). He earned his PhD at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles – USA (1976).
He also provides teaching and training courses as part of a community service. He received many awards because of those activities. He received Satya Lencana Karya Satya Tk. II award from the President of Indonesia (1984), Regional Integration Award from the University of the Philippines and the Institute of European Studies (1983), Wira Karya award from the President of Indonesia (1993), Presidential Primary Service Star Award (1995), and Charter of Anugeraha Sewaka Winayaroha from Minister of National Education (2006).
Prof. Dr. Saleh Afif (1968-1970)
Prof. Dr. Saleh Afif was one of graduate students of the University of Indonesia in 1959. He finished his studies from the University of California at Berkeley, USA in 1967. He was a lecturer at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia.
He had a long time career in the government of the Republic of Indonesia. He had been a minister for Administrative Reform concurrently as vice chairman of the National Development Planning Agency on Cabinet Development IV (1983-1988). He also held positions as Minister for National Development Planning/Head of Bappenas in Cabinet Development V (1988-1993) and Coordinating Minister of Economy and Finance of Indonesia in Cabinet Development VI (1993-1998). Prof. Dr. Saleh Afiff died at the age of 74 years in June 2005.
Prof. Dr. Ali Wardhana (1963-1968)
Prof. Dr. Ali Wardhana was a trusted expert on the Indonesian economy who had been appointed to lead several important positions in the government. Ali Wardhana finished his Bachelor degree at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia (1958). He continued his study at the University of California at Berkeley and obtained a Master of Arts degree in 1961. In 1962, he successfully completed his doctoral degree and earned his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. Upon arrival in Indonesia, he became the Director of the Institute for Economic and Social Research, Faculty of Economics and Business University of Indonesia (LPEM FEBUI) and had served as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business over the next two periods.
While serving as Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia for ten years (1967-1978), Ali Wardhana was also a member of the economic advisory board in the New Order regime and served as Minister of Finance for fifteen years (1968-1983). His expertise in the field of economics has been widely recognized by the international community. He was elected as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (1971-1972). He also served as Coordinating Minister of Economy, Industry and Development Supervision for five years (1983-1988).