Professor Mari Elka Pangestu

The Third Thee Kian Wie Professor Mari Elka Pangestu

1 September 2017 – 31 August 2018

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Dr Mari Pangestu served as Indonesia’s Minister of Trade from 2004 to 2011, and as Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy from 2011 until October 2014. She was the first female Chinese-Indonesian to hold a cabinet position in Indonesia. She is widely respected both in her country and overseas and is recognised as a highly effective public speaker and minister.

She has acquired vast experience over 25 years in academia, second-track processes, international organizations and government, working in areas related to international trade and investment in the multilateral, regional, and domestic setting.

List of public engagements and publications

Professor Mari Elka Pangestu

  • Convener at 2017 Indonesia Update: Indonesia in the new world: globalisation, nationalism and sovereignty, ANU Indonesia Project