Mari Pangestu

Indonesia's Minister of Trade

Mari Pangestu is Indonesia's Minister of Trade since 2004, having served as Executive Director of the Jakarta-based think tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and a Lecturer in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Indonesia. From 1991 to 1998, Dr. Pangestu was the Coordinator of the Trade Policy Forum of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, and serves on the Board of the Overseas Development Council; World Gold Council; and the Asian Journal of Business from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She has published widely on a range of subjects including matters pertaining to Indonesia as well as regional (i.e. Asian and Asia Pacific) and global issues. She earned her B.A. and M.A. in economics from Australian National University, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Davis.

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