Mr. Fuganto Widjaja

Executive Chairman

Mr. Fuganto Widjaja was appointed as an Executive Director and the Group Chief Executive Officer on 20 April 2015 following the completion of the acquisition of 66.9998% equity interest in the share capital of PT Golden Energy Mines Tbk (“GEMS”) from PT Dian Swastatika Sentosa Tbk (“DSS”) (“DSS Completion”) and was re-designated as Executive Chairman on 8 February 2021. Mr. Widjaja is a member of both the Remuneration Committee and the Nominating Committee. Mr. Widjaja is the son of Mr. Indra Widjaja and nephew of Mr. Franky Oesman Widjaja and Mr. Muktar Widjaja. Mr. Indra Widjaja, Mr. Franky Oesman Widjaja and Mr. Muktar Widjaja are the ultimate controlling shareholders of the Company. Except as provided above, Mr. Widjaja does not have any relationships including immediate family relationship with the Directors or the Company as defined in the Code of Corporate Governance 2018 (“Code”). Mr. Widjaja was re-elected to the Board on 25 June 2020.

Mr. Widjaja has more than 18 years of experience in general management and supervisory responsibilities in the coal industry. Mr. Widjaja is a Commissioner of GEMS and PT Sinar Mas Multiartha Tbk. 

Mr. Widjaja graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Computer Science and Economics) from Cornell University in 2003 and obtained a Master’s Degree in Philosophy (Finance) from the University of Cambridge in 2004.

Mr. Dwi Prasetyo Suseno

Executive Director, Group CEO

Mr. Dwi Prasetyo Suseno was appointed as an Executive Director and the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer on 26 October 2015 and was promoted to Group Chief Executive Officer on 8 February 2021. He does not have any relationships including immediate family relationship with the Directors, the Company or its 5% shareholders as defined in the Code. Mr. Suseno was re-elected to the Board on 29 April 2021.

Mr. Suseno has over 27 years of experience in mining, resources and oil & gas related industries with exposures in operations, general management, trading, finance, business development, merger and acquisitions, corporate legal and international taxation. He is a Non-executive Director and Chairman of Stanmore Resources Limited (listed on the ASX) and an Independent Director of Malacca Straits Acquisition Company Ltd (listed on the NASDAQ). He has previously worked with PT Indo Straits Tbk (listed on the IDX), Straits Asia Resources Limited (previously listed on the SGX mainboard), Baker Hughes Inc. (a Fortune 500 company and listed on the NYSE), Arthur Andersen Australia and Ernst & Young LLP Australia.

Mr. Suseno obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia, Postgraduate Diploma in Business degree from Curtin University, Western Australia and Executive MBA degree from Kellogg School of Management & HKUST. He holds a Graduate Diploma degree in Taxation Law Masters from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Mr. Suseno is a Fellow Certified Public Accountant of CPA Australia. He is also a Chartered Accountant and member of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Mr. Mochtar Suhadi

Executive Director

Mr. Mochtar Suhadi was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 20 April 2015 following DSS Completion. He does not have any relationships including immediate family relationship with the Directors, the Company or its 5% shareholders as defined in the Code. Mr. Suhadi was re-elected to the Board on 29 April 2019.

Mr. Suhadi has many years of experience in general management of operations, merger and acquisitions, exploration, joint ventures and joint operations of coal mines in Indonesia.

Mr. Suhadi was previously a Non-executive director of the Company from January 2011 to August 2011. Mr. Suhadi graduated with a Bachelor of Science from University of Michigan in 2004.

Mr. Mark Zhou You Chuan

Executive Director, CIO

Mr. Mark Zhou You Chuan was appointed as an Executive Director on 8 February 2021, and is also the Chief Investment Officer of the Company. He does not have any relationships including immediate family relationship with the Directors, the Company or its 5% shareholders as defined in the Code. He is responsible for strategic planning, corporate management, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising activities, corporate finance and treasury as well as investor relations of the Company. Mr. Zhou was re-elected to the Board on 29 April 2021.

Mr. Zhou has more than 13 years of senior management and investment banking experience. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of PSL Holdings Limited and Chief Investment Officer of Geo Energy Resources Limited, both of which are listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange. Mr. Zhou’s investment banking career was with Canaccord Genuity and Collins Stewart where he led various capital markets activities such as initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, rights issues, placements and financial advisory transactions on the Singapore Exchange.

Mr. Zhou graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Business degree with a double major in Banking and Finance as well as Business Law.

Mr. Lim Yu Neng Paul

Lead Independent Director

Mr. Lim Yu Neng Paul is the Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Lim was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company on 3 August 2007 and was re-designated as an Independent Director on 26 February 2009. He is presently the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of both the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Lim does not have any relationships including immediate family relationships with the Directors, the Company or its 5% shareholders as defined in the Code. Mr. Lim was re-elected to the Board on 29 April 2021.

Mr. Lim has over 25 years of banking experience with international investment banks including Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Solomon Smith Barney and Bankers Trust. He is currently the Managing Director and Head of Private Equity of SBI Ven Capital Pte Ltd. Mr. Lim is an Independent Director of China Everbright Water Limited. Mr. Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in 1985 and obtained his Master of Business Administration in Finance in 1986 from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Mr. Lew Syn Pau

Independent Director

Mr. Lew Syn Pau was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 20 April 2015 following the DSS Completion. He is presently the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee of the Company. He does not have any relationships including immediate family relationship with the Directors, the Company or its 5% shareholders as defined in the Code.  Mr. Lew was re-elected to the Board on 25 June 2020.

Mr. Lew ’s prior work experience includes being Managing Director of NTUC Comfort (a transport enterprise), Executive Director of NTUC Fairprice (a supermarket co-operative), Assistant Secretary-General of NTUC and Country Manager of Banque Indosuez. Mr Lew is the Non-executive Chairman of Broadway Industrial Group Limited.

Mr. Lew was a Singapore Government scholar, and has a Bachelor (1977) and Master (1981) of Engineering from Cambridge University, UK and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University, USA (1984). He was a member of the Singapore Parliament from 1988 to 2001, during which he chaired the Singapore Government Parliamentary Committees for Education, Finance, Trade and Industry and National Development.

Mr. Djuangga Mangasi Mangunsong

Independent Director

Mr. Djuangga Mangasi Mangunsong was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 18 January 2018 and was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee on 8 February 2021. He does not have any relationships including immediate family relationship with the Directors, the Company or its 5% shareholders as defined in the Code. Mr. Mangunsong was re-elected to the Board on 25 June 2020.

Mr. Mangunsong has many years of experience in the mining industry. He is a member of the Audit Committee of GEMS, the Vice Chairman of PT Indo Minerba Insani (Indonesian Mining Institute) and the President Director of PT Inovasi Megah Insani. He was previously a Non-executive Director of PT Media Bakti Tambang (Tambang Magazine), a Director of PT Tambang Mas Sangihe and a member of the Working Group on Energy and Mineral Resources of Indonesia’s National Committee for Economy and Industry.

Mr. Mangunsong holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mining Engineering from the Bandung Institute of Technology.

Mr. Irwandy Arif

Independent Director

Mr. Irwandy Arif was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 20 April 2015 following the DSS Completion. He does not have any relationships including immediate family relationship with the Directors, the Company or its 5% shareholders as defined in the Code. Mr. Arif was re-elected to the Board on 29 April 2019.

Mr. Arif has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry. He is a Commissioner of PT Bukit Asam Tbk and an Independent Commissioner of PT Indexim Coalindo. He was previously a member of the Audit Committee of GEMS, an Independent Commissioner of PT Vale Indonesia Tbk, GEMS and PT Aneka Tambang Tbk, a member of the Audit Committee on the Board of Commissioner of PT Adaro Energy Tbk and PT Tobabara Sejahtera Tbk.

Mr. Arif graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering from the Bandung Institute of Technology in 1976, obtained his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Bandung Institute of Technology in 1985 and was conferred a Doctoral Degree from the Ecole des Mines de Nancy, France in 1991.

Ms. Noormaya Muchlis

Independent Director

Ms. Noormaya Muchlis was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 17 December 2021. She does not have any relationships including immediate family relationship with the Directors, the Company or its 5% shareholders as defined in the Code.

Ms. Muchlis is the co-founder and Executive Director of Women in Mining & Energy (WiME) Indonesia and the CEO of Kitong Bisa Consultant. She has been an Environmental & Biodiversity Specialist in several mining companies in Indonesia, with an extensive global and national network among the stakeholders in the mining and energy sector. Her professional work is focused on sustainability development, as well as gender diversity in the mining and energy sector.

Ms. Muchlis’s prior work experience includes being involved in several projects from the construction phase to the mine operations with PT Adaro Energy Tbk, IndoMet Coal Project BHP Billiton Indonesia, PT Indo Tambangraya Megah Tbk and PT Petrosea Tbk.

Ms. Muchlis graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering from Hasanuddin University and obtained her Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability from University of South Australia.