Board of Commisioners PT Vale Indonesia

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Board of Commisioners PT Vale Indonesia

The Company's Board of Commissioners is responsible for overseeing the Company’s management by the Board of Directors and for ensuring the Company has implemented GCG in a sustainable manner. The Board of Commissioners is also responsible for providing assistance to the Board of Directors in determining the Company’s strategy, as well as providing suggestions, advice and recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding certain issues and matters. In performing its duties and responsibilities, the Board of Commissioners shall act in an independent manner.

Mark James Travers - President Commissioner  

President Commissioner

Mark James Travers

Prior to joining Vale Inco in 2001, Mark James Travers was a Senior Associate practicing corporate and securities law at a large firm in Toronto, Canada. He joined Vale Inco in June 2001 as Assistant General Counsel and based in Toronto. In January 2005 he was made Associate General Counsel and then he was appointed as the Deputy General Counsel, Asia/Pacific in September 2007, a position he held until he was appointed as Vale Inco’s General Counsel in June 2008. He leads a global legal team within Vale Inco consisting of lawyers located in Canada, Indonesia, China, New Caledonia and the USA.

In April 2009, in addition to his responsibilities as General Counsel, Mark assumed the duties as the head of Corporate Affairs for Vale Inco. In 2012, he became the Executive Vice President of Legal, and then became Executive Vice President of Legal and Sustainability in 2015, both at Vale Base Metals.

In March 2019, Travers was acting as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Vale Base Metals before appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Vale Base Metals in May 2020.

Travers graduated from a Bachelor of Laws degree from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada, in 1993, Travers received Bachelor of Arts (Honors) and Master of Business Admnistration from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Ogi Prastomiyono - Vice President Commissioner  

Vice President Commissioner

Ogi Prastomiyono

Ogi Prastomiyono received his bachelor degree in Agriculture Industry Technology from Institute Pertanian Bogor in 1984 and his Master of Business Administration from University of Notre Dame, USA in 1994. He is acting as the Director of Strategic Services of PT Indonesia Asahan Alumunium (Persero) from April 2018 until present. He joined Bank Ekspor Indonesia as Loan Officer in 1986 and assumed the position of GM R&D division when he left the company to join Bank Mandiri in 1999.

He assumed different position in Bank Mandiri before he sat in the Board of Directors, namely, Head of Compliance Division from 1999 to 2001, Deputy Chairman – IPO Working Team from 2001 to 2003, Managing Director Bank Syariah Mandiri from 2003 to 2005, Group Head Compliance from 2005 to 2006, Group Head Internal Audit from 2006 to 2008.

He was appointed as Director of Compliance and Human Capital of Bank Mandiri from 2008 to 2014, as Director of Risk Management & Compliance from 2014 to 2015, as Director Technology & Operations from 2015 to 2016 and as Director of Operations from 2016 to 2018.

He has an extensive organizational experience and he is acting as the Founder and Steering Committee of RUMI (Rumah Mentor Indonesia – Indonesian Mentoring House) since early this year. Previously, he spent 8 years as Chairman of the Organisation, Membership and Advocacy of Indonesian Banker Association (Ikatan Bankir Indonesia).

Luiz Fernando Landeiro - Commissioner  


Luiz Fernando Landeiro

Luiz Fernando Landeiro Jr. has more than 18 years of experience in the management of teams in international companies, among others, in Brazil, Malaysia and Canada.

Landeiro began his career as a trainee at Coca Cola, Porto Real in 1999 and immediately promoted as a sales manager in the same year. His main responsibilities as a sales manager include, among others, to develop marketing plans and sales strategies and to be in charge of a large beverage distribution center, including selecting, managing and training staff through induction program.

His journey with Vale started in mid 2001 where Mr. Landeiro initially worked as a railway operations engineer and succeeded to pave his career to the position of Carajas Railway Operations Director in 2009 with the responsibility to manage and develop multiple international railway projects. Furthermore, in August 2013, Landeiro served as the Southeast Port Operations Executive Manager until June 2016 by which Mr. Landeiro was responsible for the operation and maintenance process in ports and other distribution centers. At this point, Landeiro already managed more than 4,000 people in different places in Brazil in order to increase productivity, safety and cost efficiency. His international experience was also complemented as Mr. Landeiro was posted as the Country Manager in July 2016 to lead the business development and operations ramp up in Malaysia.

Due to his extensive experience in managing global and complex organizations, and having held senior leadership posts at Vale S.A. for more than 10 years, starting from March 2018 until now, Mr. Landeiro is trusted to take a lead as Integrated Planning Director in Vale Base Metals in Canada where Mr. Landeiro implements the integrated business planning across Base Metals Operations.

Landeiro Jr. holds Bachelor Degree in civil engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 2001. Mr. Landeiro also attended a post graduate program in logistics at Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo in 2002 and obtained an MBA from Fundacao Dom Cabral, Nova Lima in Brazil in 2006. Mr. Landeiro further attended another post MBA program at Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, in Illinois, United States in 2006. During the course of 2010-2012, Mr. Landeiro also took leadership programs in the United States and Switzerland.

Nicolas D. Kanter - Commissioner  


Nicolas D. Kanter

Nicolas D. Kanter (Nico Kanter) was appointed as Commissioner of the Company by the 2021 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders after previously serving as President Director and CEO of PT Vale for 9 years.

From 2009 until 2011, he served as an Independent Commissioner of PT Vale. Prior to joining PT Vale, Nico Kanter served as Head of Country, BP Indonesia from 2007, where he supervised, and was responsible for, integrating the entire BP operation in Indonesia.

Nico Kanter started his career at BP Indonesia in 1984 as a legal adviser. From 1987 to 1999 he worked as head of various departments including Purchasing, Finance, Control & Planning, Marketing & Commercial, HR and VP Public & Government Affairs.

After that, he served as Human Resources Manager from 1996 to 1999. Nico Kanter served as Senior Vice-President of Human Resources and General Support at Vico Indonesia (acquired by BP) from 2001 to 2002, and since 2003, he was commissioned by BP Asia Pacific and Middle East (Hong Kong) as the Executive Assistant to the Group Vice President Upstream.

Nico Kanter earned a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Indonesia and a Masters in Business Administration, in International Business, from the University of Southern California, USA.

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 Non-Ferrous Metals division.

He has held various R&D, operation and project management positions in the field of Non-Ferrous 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.

Matsumoto obtained his ME in Metallurgy from Kyushu Institute of Technology, and joined Sumitomo in 1987.

Rizal Sukma - Commissioner  


Rizal Sukma

Rizal Sukma is acting as Senior Research Fellow of Centre for Strategic and International studies (“CSIS”), Jakarta since early this year. Previously, he was the Indonesia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Ireland and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), London from 2016 to 2020. He joined CSIS in 1990 as a researcher before his appointment as Director of Studies in 2007. He then assumed the role of Executive Director in 2009 until 2015.

He has been a guest lecturer at the Sekolah Staf dan Pimpinan Departemen Luar Negeri (School for staff and Leader of the Foreign Affairs Department), Sekolah Staf Dinas Luar Negeri (School for Staff of the Foreign Affairs Services Offices) and Sekolah Dinas Luar Negeri (School for Foreign Affairs Services), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia. He was also a guest lecturer at Naval Staff and Command College from 1997 to 2002, guest lecturer at the International Relations Department, University of Paramadina, Jakarta, Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York from March to April 2007, Pacific Leadership fellow, University of California, San Diego, from April to May 2012 and guest lecturer at the International Relations Department of University of Muhammadiyah, Malang from 2004 to 2010.

He received his bachelor degree in International Relations from University of Padjajaran, Bandung in 1989, Master of Science in International Relations in 1993 and Ph.D in International Relations in 1997, both from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London, United Kingdom.

He received the Global Young Leaders, World Economic Forum (WEF) Award in 2003 and the Nakasone Award in 2005. He was also awarded as One of 100 Global Thinkers by the Foreign Policy Magazine (US) in 2009.

He has published 7 books since 1995 and has been writing for national and international journals since 1999. He is also a regular opinion contributor of Jakarta Post, Majalah Tempo and Harian Kompas.

He is currently a member of Indonesian Committee, Council of Security Cooperation in Asia Pacific (CSCAP) since 2000, member of Indonesia’s Eminent and Expert Persons (EEP), the ASEAN Regional Forum since 2003, Secretary of Syafii Maarif Foundation, Jakarta since 2003 and Member of the Advisory Board of the Indonesian Institute since 2005.

Alexandre Silva D'Ambrosio - Commissioner  


Alexandre Silva D'Ambrosio

Alexandre Silva D’Ambrosio has been Vale S.A.’s General Counsel since March 2018. His responsibilities include the company’s Legal, Tax, Corporate and Compliance Office sectors worldwide. He is also an Officer of Vale International S.A. and a member of the Board of Directors of Vale New Caledonia. He is a former alternate member of the Curator Council Fundação Renova.

From 2016 to 2018, he was the Executive Vice President Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. He was also a member of the board of directors of Santander Security Services Ltda (“S3”). From 2003 to 2016, he was the Corporate Legal Director of Votorantim group. He was a board member of Aracruz Celulose S.A. (later Fibria S.A.) from 2009 to 2016.

In the United States, where he remained from 1985 to 1996, he worked as an Associate and Partner in large law firms, in Washington, D.C. and New York, in the areas of international trade, mergers and acquisitions, project finance and cross-border finance.

He obtainned an LLB from the University of São Paulo Law School in 1984, an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1986, and the equivalent of a Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University’s National Law Center in 1989.

Raden Sukhyar - Independent Commissioner  

Independent Commissioner

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 was appointed as World Bank consultant for Energy, Mineral Resources and Industry in early 2020 and also acting as the Chairman of Indonesia Smelters and Mineral Processing Association. He was acting as an adviser to the Minister of Industry on Natural Resources bades Industry from 2016 until 2019 and 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.

Rudiantara - Independent Commissioner  

Independent Commissioner


Rudiantara, BSc., MBA., graduated with a Bachelor degree in Statistics from the University of Padjajaran and received the Master in Business Administration from PPM School of Management.

Rudiantara has held position in many big firms in Indonesia. In 1995, he was appointed as Director of Sales in Telkomsel, before he joined PT Excelcomindo Tbk when it was established in 1996 and took the company listed in the Indonesian Stock Exchange. He was then appointed as the Deputy CEO of Semen Gresik/Indonesia, the largest publicly listed cement company in ASEAN before he was appointed as the Deputy CEO of PT PLN (Persero), a state-owned power generation and transmission-distribution company.

He was appointed as the Minister of Communications and Informatics for the period of 2014 – 2019 and successfully reposition role of regulator to become a facilitator and an accelerator particularly in technology start up and unicorn development system, as well as structuring Public Private Partnership for national broadband backbone connectivity and Hight Throughput Satellite projects with total availability payment more than US$ 4 billion.

He served as Independent Commissioner and Chairman of Audit Committee of PT Telkom Tbk from 2010 to 2012, Independent Commissioner and member of Governance and Remuneration Committee of PT Indosat Ooredoo Tbk from 2012 to 2014 and in the same period he also served as President Commissioner of PT Raja Tbk, as well as the CEO of BATR and President Commissioner of Rajawali Asia Resources. He has been the President Commissioner of GMM, an infrastructure and digital application and media company since 2019; CEO of Gtech Indonesia, a digital company in supply chain management of retail – FMCC section in Indonesia since early 2020; and Managing Director of Gtech Asia Pacific Pte, a digital company in supply chain management of retail – FMCG sector in Asia since early 2020.

Rudiantara served as the Chairman of Board of Trustee at the University of Padjajaran, Member of Patronage Council of Indonesia Heritage Foundation and Chairman of Next Indonesia Unicorn Foundation.

Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu - Independent Commissioner  

Independent Commissioner

Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu

Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu is a professor in Sociology expertised in confllict resolution. She is equipped with extensive knowledge and research on conflict resolution and community development. She was appointed as Rector of Hasanuddin University on 28 April 2014 until now and still active in her role as Lecturer and Professor of Sociology Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of Hasanuddin University since 1989.

She received bachelor degree in Sociology from University of Airlangga, Indonesia in 1985, Master of Art in Sociology from Ataneo de Manila University of Philippines in 1995 and Doctor of Sociology from University of Hasanuddin in 2015.

She is acting as Chairman of Advisory of Indonesia Rector Forum since 2019, Board Member of Australia Indonesia Center since 2015 and President of Indonesian Sociology Association since 2013.

Updated: April, 2021