Vice President CommissionerMr. Arief Tarunakarya Surowidjojo serves as Vice President Commissioner of PT Vale Indonesia Tbk since September 2011. He has served as Independent Commissioner since April 17 2009. Mr. Surowidjojo is the founder and senior partner of Lubis Ganie and Surowidjojo law firm. He has more than 35 years of experience in corporate law and has published many books papers and articles on law and governance. He has had several major roles throughout his legal career. They include serving as principal legal advisor to the Government of Indonesia to restructure the banking industry during the financial crisis representing the government in governance and compliance audits assisting the committee that was established by the Governor of the Bank of Indonesia and the Minister of Finance on matters relating to the crises that may occur again in the banking and finance industry. Currently Mr. Surowidjojo is VicePresident Commissioner and Independent Commissioner and a member of the Audit Committee of PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk. Independent Commissioner and Chairman of the Audit Committee of PT Sampoerna Agro Tbk. and Chairman of the Corporationrationrate Governance Committee of PT Indika Energy Tbk. as well as PT Petrosea Tbk
Age: 62 President Since 2011Surowidjojo?s commitment to legal education is evidenced by the variety of his academic roles. He was a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Indonesia since 1990. He has also served as the Main Editor of Jentera, an Indonesian law journal established in 2004. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Surowidjojo served as the Indonesian editor at the Asia Business Law Review, Singapore. Starting in 2000, he also became a member of the Board of Trustees of the Putera Sampoerna Foundation. He holds LLB from University of Indonesia in 1977 and Master in Law from University of Washington, Seattle.