Ahmad Heryawan

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Ahmad Heryawan
Ahmad Heryawan Sunda.jpg
14th Governor of West Java
In office
13 June 2008 – 13 June 2018
PresidentSusilo Bambang Yudhoyono
DeputyYusuf Macan Effendie (2008-2013)
Deddy Mizwar (2013-2018)
Preceded byDanny Setiawan
Succeeded byIwa Karniwa (acting)
Ridwan Kamil
Personal details
Born (1966-06-19) 19 June 1966 (age 53)
Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia
Political partyProsperous Justice Party
Spouse(s)Netty Prasetiani

Ahmad Heryawan (born 19 June 1966) is an Indonesian politician who served as the Governor of West Java Province between 2008 and 2018. He was inaugurated in April 2008, after winning the West Java gubernatorial election in March 2008. Ahmad Heryawan, together with his running mate Yusuf Macan Effendie (also known as Dede Yusuf), was the governor candidate from PKS (Prosperous Justice Party) and PAN (National Mandate Party) coalition, running the gubernatorial election against Agum Gumelar – Nu'man Abdul Hakim from PDIP and PPP coalition and Danny Setiawan – Iwan Ridwan Sulandjana from Golkar and PD coalition.[1][2]

Before entering the gubernatorial election, Ahmad Heryawan was a member of Jakarta House of Representatives, taking position as one of the vice chairmen of the house.[3]

His second term as governor ended on 13 June 2018 and he was replaced by acting governor Iwa Karniwa.[4]


  1. ^ Christanto, Dicky (17 April 2008). "Candidates join gubernatorial election race", The Jakarta Post. Retrieved on 4 December 2008.
  2. ^ Suwarni, Yuli Tri (26 April 2008). "Heryawan, Dede determined to fight poverty, improve health", The Jakarta Post. Retrieved on 4 December 2008.
  3. ^ "Kursi Ahmad Heryawan Diisi Ketua DPW PKS Jakarta". Merdeka (in Indonesian). 19 June 2008. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Masa jabatan Aher sebagai Gubernur Jabar resmi berakhir - ANTARA News". Antara News (in Indonesian). 13 June 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Danny Setiawan
Governor of West Java
Succeeded by
Ridwan Kamil