Local Leadership

Board of Commisioners PT Vale Indonesia Tbk

Board of Commisioners Profile

The Board of Commisioner provides stewardship to PT Vale's business. They oversee financial, operational, enviromental and social responsibility matters, and take a leadership role in ensuring excellence in governance practices.

  • Eduardo Bartolomeo

    President Commissioner
    Eduardo Bartolomeo

    Mr. Eduardo Bartolomeo began his career as a trainee at Companhia Siderúrgica Paulista (COSIPA) in Santos from 1988 until 1991. He joined Companhia de Bebidas das Américas in 1994. From 2004 to 2006, he served as the Director of Vale’s Logistics Operations Department in which he worked on a variety of complex logistics operations (railways, ports and terminals) and executed the turnaround plan for the Centro –Atlântica Railway (FCA). 

    From 2007 to 2012, he was as Executive Director at Vale S.A. During his period, he administered assters worth US$45 billion, managed integrated mining, railway and port operations to produce and transport bulk products on three continents, and led a team of 60,000 employees. He structured Vale Logistica Integrada (VLI), a company with annual revenue of R$3.2 billion, EBITDA of R$8 billion. He also implemented the Vale Production System (VPS), which resulted in significant efficiency improvements. 

    At Brazil Hospitality Group (BHG), Brazil’s third largest hospitality company, he was CEO from 2013 to 2015. During this time, he established a solid, results-focused management model. Among other results, this boosted sales 30% and EBITDA 56%, besides enhancing service quality.  

     Mr. Bartolomeo has been the Chairman of Log-In Intermodal since April 2016. Between September 2016 and December 2017, he was a member of Vale S.A.’s Board of Directors, representing Brazil’s national development bank, BNDES.

    In 2017, he was the CEO of Nova Transportadora do Sudeste (NTS), a natural gas pipeline company acquired from Petrobas by a consortium led by Canada’s Brookfield. As one of the people responsible for structuring the company, Mr. Bartolomeo worked actively on agreements for the acquisition process, organized the formation of the highest level of management at the company, and implemented a business model for its operations. 

    Due to his extensive experience in managing global and complex organizations, and having held senior leadership posts at Vale S.A. for 10 years, Mr. Bartolomeo was appointed the company’s Executive Director for Base Metal on January 1, 2018, with the main goal of making the business sustainable, generating long-term positive cash flow.

    Mr. Bartolomeo holds Bachelor Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Universidade Federal Fluminense (Fluminense Federal University) in 1988. He obtained an MBA from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium in 1993 and another MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2013.

  • Mark Travers

    Vice President Commissioner
    Mark James Travers

    Mark James Travers was first appointed as Commissioner of the Company on August 27, 2009 and was most recently re-appointed on April 1, 2014 at the Annual General Meetings of Shareholders of the Company. He is also a member of the Company’s Corporate Governance Committee.

    Mr. Travers is currently the Executive Vice-President, Legal and Sustainability, Vale Base Metals, where he oversees all legal and environmental, health and safety matters involving Base Metals.

    He joined Vale in June 2001 as Assistant General Counsel. Mr. Travers was appointed as the Associate General Counsel in January 2005 and was appointed as the Deputy General Counsel, Asia-Pacific in September 2007. In May 2008, Mr. Travers was appointed as General Counsel of Vale Canada. From 2012 to the present, Mr. Travers has served and continues to serve as the Executive Vice-President, Legal of Vale Base Metals. In December 2015 he assumed responsibility for environmental, health and safety matters. Prior to joining Vale, Mark Travers was a corporate lawyer in private practice in Toronto, Canada.

    He has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Western Ontario and a Joint Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws Degree from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada.

  • Robert Morris

    Commissioner
    Robert Alan Morris

    Robert Alan Morris was first appointed as Commissioner of PT Vale Indonesia Tbk on September 30, 2015.

    Robert Alan Morris is Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Base Metals business of Vale S.A. His role also includes oversight for product flow and logistics and the management of a network of global sales offices. His strong leadership supports Base Metals’ execution against targets and contributes to sustainable, profitable growth.

    With extensive international experience, Robert has held numerous senior positions with Vale since 2005 in Germany, Japan and Toronto. Prior to joining Vale, Robert held management positions in New York, Belgium and Shanghai.

    In addition to his Degree in Economics earned at the University of Calgary, Robert has earned several management certificates from MIT, INSEAD and IMD. Robert is also the Chairman of the Nickel Institute, a global organization that represents the Nickel Industry in science, public policy and market development.

  • Nobuhiro Matsumoto

    Commissioner
    Nobuhiro Matsumoto

    Nobuhiro Matsumoto is currently the General Manager of Non-Ferrous Metals Division of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (“Sumitomo”), a position that he has held since June 2018. In this role, he is responsible for strategy and operation and business development of NonFerrous Metals division.

    He has held various R & D, operation and project management positions in the field of NonFerrous Metals, particularly nickel, in his career Sumitomo, and served as a Plant Manager of Coral Bay Nickel Corporation (Philippines), a Plant Manager of Niihama Nickel Refinery succeeded by a General Manager of Business Administration Department, Non-Ferrous Metals Division prior to assuming his current position.

    Mr. Matsumoto obtained his ME in Metallurgy from Kyushu Institute of Technology, andjoined Sumitomo in 1987.

  • Mahendra Siregar

    Independent Commissioner
    Mahendra Siregar

    Mahendra Siregar was appointed as Commissioner of the Company on July 1, 2016 at the Extraordinary General Meetings of Shareholders of the Company.

    Mr. Mahendra Siregar started his career as an employee of the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1986 and joined the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs in 2001. He served several key governmental positions including Expert Staff of the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs from 2001 to 2004, the Deputy of the International Economic Affairs of the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs from 2004 to 2009, the Chairman/CEO of Indonesia Eximbank in 2009, the Vice Minister of the Trade Ministry from 2009 to 2011, the Vice Minister of the Finance Ministry from 2011 to 2013 and the Chairman of the Investment Coordinating Board from 2013 to 2014.

    He served as Commissioner of PT Aneka Tambang Tbk from 26 June 2008 to 15 October 2009 and the President Commissioner of PT Rajawali Nusantara Indonesia in 2012. Up to the present, Mr. Mahendra Siregar holds commissioner positions in several companies, i.e., the President Commissioners of PT Semen Indonesia Tbk since 26 June 2012, Commissioner of PT AKR Corporindo Tbk since 5 May 2015, Independent Commissioner of PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk since June 2015 and Independent Commissioner of PT AJ Sequislife Tbk since 2015.

    Mr. Mahendra Siregar also serves as Chairman/Non-Executive Director of Bank Mandiri (Europe) Ltd in London since May 2016, Senior Advisor of PT AT Kearney Indonesia, Board Member of Australia-Indonesia Center and Advisor of Indonesia E-commerce Association.

    Mr Mahendra Siregar, graduated with a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Indonesia and received a Master’s degree in Economics from Monash University, Australia.

  • Dr. Raden Sukhyar

    Independent Commissioner
    Dr. Raden Sukhyar

    Dr. R. Sukhyar received his Bachelor Degree in Geology Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). In 1990 he obtained his Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Earth Science from Monash University – Melbourne, Australia.

    In 1981 he joined to Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR). From 1998 until 1999, he assumed as Director of Volcanology, before he was assigned as Secretary of Directorate General of Geology and Mineral Resources. In 2005 he was assigned as Assistant to Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources for Communication and Information Affairs. In 2008 he was appointed as Head of Geological Agency, MEMR. He was assigned as Director General of Mineral and Coal, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources from 2013 until 2015. He is now assigned as an assistant to the Minister of Industry for Metal, Natural Gas and Natural Resources Affairs.

    From 2002 until 2008 he was appointed as Commissioner of PT. Timah Tbk and as Commissioner of PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy from 2005 until 2009. From 2012 until 2015 he was appointed as President Commissioner of PT Aneka Tambang Tbk.

    In 1991 he received Lasut Charter Award from Indonesia Geologists Association. In 2009 he was awarded Merit Medal for Working Dedication (Wirakarya) by President of Republic of Indonesia. In 2011 he was entitled Energy and Mineral Resources Extra-Ordinary Performance (Dharma Karya) by Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources. In 2012 he gained Ultimate Service Performance Star (Bintang Jasa Utama) by the President of the Republic of Indonesia. He has also Geothermal Medal of Legacy from Geothermal Education of ITB.

    Dr. R Sukhyar was in charge in strategic policy making such as the chairman of Mineral and Coal Mining Bill Drafting which then became Law on Mineral and Coal Mining No.4/2009; chairman of Geothermal Bill Drafting which then became Law on Geothermal No.27/2003 and chairman of Working Group for Coal and Mineral Added Value Policy. He is now a member of Working Group of Energy and Mineral Resources, National Committee for Economy and Industry (KEIN).

    Dr. R. Sukhyar is now the Chairman of Indonesia Smelters and Mineral Processing Association. He was an adviser in several professional and education organizations such as Indonesia Geothermal Association (IGA), Indonesia Geologists Association (IAGI), Indonesia Soil Scientists Association (HATI), Indonesia Mining Professional Association (PERHAPI) and Magister Geothermal Education of ITB. He chaired the Steering Committee of Cooperating Committee for Geoscience Programs in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP) from 2010-2013, and now as the Honorary Advisor of this organization. He is also adviser for The Association of Mining and Energy Provincial Offices.

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