Purnomo Yusgiantoro

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Purnomo Yusgiantoro
Purnomo Yusgiantoro 2011.jpg
25th Minister of Defense of Indonesia
In office
22 October 2009 – 20 October 2014
PresidentSusilo Bambang Yudhoyono
DeputySjafrie Sjamsoeddin
Preceded byJuwono Sudarsono
Succeeded byRyamizard Ryacudu
12th Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia
In office
PresidentAbdurrahman Wahid
Preceded bySusilo Bambang Yudhoyono
In office
PresidentMegawati Sukarnoputri
In office
PresidentSusilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Succeeded byDarwin Zahedy Saleh
Secretary General of OPEC
In office
1 January 2004 – 31 December 2004
Preceded byAlvaro Silva Calderon
Succeeded byAhmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah
Personal details
Born (1951-06-16) 16 June 1951 (age 67)
Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
Spouse(s)Sri Murniati Sachro
ChildrenLuky A. Yusgiantoro, PhD
Inka B. Yusgiantoro, PhD
Filda C. Yusgiantoro, PhD
Alma materBandung Institute of Technology
University of Colorado
Colorado School of Mines
National Defence Institute

Purnomo Yusgiantoro (born 16 June 1951 in Semarang, Central Java) is an Indonesian politician who is the former president-secretary general of OPEC, former Indonesian Minister of Energy for three presidents, and former Minister of Defense in the Second United Indonesia Cabinet.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Engineering Manager, PT BESSINDO, Jakarta, Indonesia 1979-1986[3]

  • MA. Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder Main Campus, Colorado, USA, 1988.[2]
  • MSc., Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, USA, 1986.[2]
  • Ph.D. Mineral/ Natural Resources Economics, Colorado School of Mines at Golden, Colorado, USA, 1988.[2]
  • National Defense Institute (Lemhannas), Regular Course (KRA) XXV, First Rank Award Wibawa Seroja Nugraha, 1992.[2]


  • Professor of Development Economics Atma Jaya University (2002 ) and Bandung Institute of Technology (2009).
  • Chairman of the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) (Era of President SBY ) 2011.
  • Chairman of the Defence Industry Policy Committee (KKIP) (Era of President SBY), 2010-2014.
  • Chairman of the Meeting on the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AMEM)on Energy (Era of President Megawati), 2004.
  • Secretary General & President OPEC (Era of President Megawati ), 2001-2004.
  • Vice Chairman of the Presidential Decree 133 - Restructuring of National Infrastructure (Era of President Gus Dur/Megawati), 2000-2004.
  • Chairman of the Board of Pertamina Commissioners (DKPP)(Era of President Gus Dur/Megawati), 2000-2002.
  • Deputy Governor of National Defense Institute (Era of President BJ Habibie), 1998-2000.
  • Advisory/Special Staff of the Minister of Mines and Energy, Development Cabinet VI, 1993-1998.
  • OPEC Governor, Vienna, Austria, from 1996 to 1998.
  • Chairman of Working Group II for the Domestic and Foreign Marketing, Board of Pertamina Commissioners (DKPP), 1993-1998.
  • Expert team of PAHs (Adhoc Committee) I, MPR Working Body in preparing the Guidelines Pelita VII, 1997-1998.
  • Working Group of the National Security & Defense Council (Wanhankamnas), in preparing the Guidelines Pelita VII.
  • Members of the Department of Mines and Energy Committee in Formulating the Guidelines Mining and Energy PELITA VII.
  • Lecturer in various leadership courses : LEMHANNAS, SESKOGAB, SUSPIM Pertamina and PLN, SESPANAS, Defense Attache Course Dephankam.
  • Chairman/Member of Indonesian Delegation in Multilateral Conferences : APEC, UNCTAD, UNDP, ESCAP, OPEC, Producers - Consumers, ASEAN,
  • Chairman/Member of the Delegation of Indonesia Bilateral meeting: Australia, Japan, USA, Norway, South Korea, Taiwan, Canada .
  • Consultants for Domestic/International on Natural Resources (NR), Economic Development and Financial Management.


  • Many papers delivered in the sphere of economic development, micro-economic, energy and mineral resources, energy and environment, as well as defense and security
  • Authored the book: The Footprints of Time.
  • Together with another Authors: Indonesian Economic Analysis and Methodology (Editor DR. Syahrir)
  • Authored a book: International Financial Management.
  • Authored a book: Energy Economics: Theory and Practice.
  • Authored a book: The Indonesian Economy
  • Authored a book: Defence Economics: Theory and Practice

Award/Star Services/Signs of Honor[edit]

  • Awarded 16 Star Services/Honors from the State (Republic of Indonesia) and Foreign Affairs, with the highest service star is a star Adipradana Mahaputra Services.
  • Awarded 15 Medals, from various institutions and organisations, domestic and abroad.



  1. ^ "United Indonesia Cabinet 2009-2014". The Jakarta Post. 2009-10-22. p. 3.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Profil Purnomo Yusgiantoro, MERDEKA.COM
  3. ^ ST Jacobs

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Juwono Sudarsono
Minister of Defense
22 October 2009– 20 October 2014
Succeeded by
Ryamizard Ryacudu
Preceded by
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
Succeeded by
Darwin Zahedy Saleh
Preceded by
Álvaro Silva Calderón
Secretary General of OPEC
1 January 2004 – 31 December 2004
Succeeded by
Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah