Bambang Brodjonegoro
Official Portrait of Bambang Brodjonegoro as Vice Minister of Finance (2013)
13th Minister of Research and Technology of Indonesia
In office
23 October 2019 – 28 April 2021
PresidentJoko Widodo
Preceded byMohamad Nasir
Succeeded byOffice abolished
1st Head of National Research and Innovation Agency
In office
23 October 2019 – 28 April 2021
PresidentJoko Widodo
Preceded byOffice created
Succeeded byLaksana Tri Handoko
15th Minister of National Development Planning of Indonesia
In office
27 July 2016 – 20 October 2019
PresidentJoko Widodo
Preceded bySofyan Djalil
Succeeded bySuharso Monoarfa
29th Minister of Finance of Indonesia
In office
27 October 2014 – 27 July 2016
PresidentJoko Widodo
Preceded byChatib Basri
Succeeded bySri Mulyani Indrawati
Vice Minister of Finance
In office
3 October 2013 – 20 October 2014
PresidentSusilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Preceded byMahendra Siregar
Succeeded byMardiasmo
Personal details
Born (1966-10-03) 3 October 1966 (age 55)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Political partyIndependent
Alma materUniversity of Indonesia
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Bambang Permadi Soemantri Brodjonegoro is an Indonesian economist. He was the Minister of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency of Republic of Indonesia. Previously, he was the Minister of National Development Planning of Indonesia, taking office after a cabinet reshuffle by President Joko Widodo

From 27 October 2014 to 27 July 2016, he was the Finance Minister of Indonesia in the Working Cabinet also under President Joko Widodo's administration .[1][2]

Under Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's administration, he was the Deputy of Finance Minister in the Second United Indonesia Cabinet.[3]

Early life

Born at Jakarta, he is the son of Professor Sumantri Brodjoneogoro, a former Rector of University of Indonesia and Minister of Education and Culture in 1973. Bambang Brodjonegoro completed his study at Economics Faculty of Universitas Indonesia in 1990. The next year, Bambang studied for a master's degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, United States, continuing on to doctoral program completed in 1997.


As an academician, he began his career as a lecturer at University of Indonesia to become the Dean of the Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia. In 2009, he became the Director-General of the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Islamic Development Bank Group, located in Jeddah, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. After a 2 years as The Director-General of IRTI, he was appointed as The Chairman of The Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance, The Republic of Indonesia in 2011. He then was then promoted as the Vice-Minister of Finance during Susilo Bambang Yudoyono’s presidency.

In October 2014, he was inaugurated as Finance Minister in President Joko Widodo’s first cabinet. During his tenure, he initiated Indonesia’s first Tax Amnesty scheme. Bambang Brodjonegoro also designed an improved budget spending by allocating the very first direct-transfer to all 74,000 villages in Indonesia.

On 23 October 2019, he was appointed as Minister of Research and Technology, a post he was co-held with Head of National Research and Innovation Agency, in pursuant of Presidential Decision No. 113/P/2019.[4] He hold the post until April 2021. On 9 April 2021, Bambang Brodjonegoro announced his departure in one event at Hasanuddin University told the audience the visit will be the last event he attended on his capacity as the Minister and Head of BRIN. On 10 April 2021, Bambang Brodjonegoro reported resigned from his positions as the Minister and Head of BRIN.[5][6] On 28 April 2021, Nadiem Makarim inaugurated as the new minister for Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, and Laksana Tri Handoko appointed as new Head of National Research and Innovation Agency, effectively ending the ministry and his time as minister.[7]

After no longer become minister, Bambang Brodjonegoro established his own executive office to manage his post ministerial activities and disseminating his works and thoughts around May 2021. He returned into academia and become Head of the Council of Professors of Faculty of Economy and Business University of Indonesia shortly after that.[8] He also appointed and trusted to become independent commissioner in national companies such as Bukalapak (appointed 1 May 2021),[9] Telkom (appointed 28 May 2021),[10] Astra International (appointed 17 June 2021),[11] TBS Energi Utama (appointed 18 June 2021),[12] Oligo Infrastructure (appointed 1 July 2021),[13] and Indofood (appointed 27 August 2021).[14]

Honors and Awards

Scholarships and Fellowships




Honorary Degree

On 3 July 2021, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) awarded honorary degree on occasion of 101 years anniversary event to Bambang Brodjonegoro. He was one of three people awarded by ITB in auspicious occasion. He awarded with doctor honoris causa degree in Urban Planning. Together with him, Sam Bimbo [id], an Islamic religious musician, and I Nyoman Nuarta [id], the chief architect of Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue and Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, also awarded doctor honoris causa degree with Sam Bimbo in Music, and I Nyoman Nuarta in Fine Arts, respectively. Bambang Brodjonegoro is only awardee who is not ITB alumni on that occasion, while two others are alumni of ITB. (Sam Bimbo and I Nyoman Nuarta were from Faculty of Fine Arts, with Sam Bimbo graduated in 1968, and I Nyoman Nuarta graduated in 1979).[16][17]


  1. ^ "Presiden tunjuk Bambang Brodjonegoro sebagai Menkeu". Antara News.
  2. ^ Rahadiana, Karlis Salna Rieka (27 July 2016). "Indonesia Brings Back Veteran Indrawati as Finance Minister". Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Bambang Brodjonegoro Dilantik Jadi Wakil Menteri Keuangan". Archived from the original on 2013-10-07.
  4. ^ "Presidential Decision No. 113/P/2019" (PDF). Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  5. ^ Lidyana, Vadhia (2021-04-10). "Bambang Brodjo Pamit dari Menristek". detikfinance (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-04-10.
  6. ^ Lidyana, Vadhia (2021-04-10). "Bambang Brodjo Juga Dikabarkan Mundur dari Kepala BRIN". detikfinance (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-04-10.
  7. ^ Rizqo, Kanavino Ahmad (2021-04-28). "Ada Reshuffle, Ini Daftar Pejabat yang Dilantik Jokowi Hari Ini". detiknews (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-04-28.
  8. ^ The Office of Bambang Brodjonegoro (2021). "Tentang Bambang Brodjonegoro: Academic, Bureaucrat, Independent Advisor". The Office of Bambang Brodjonegoro (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  9. ^ Soenarso, Sugeng Adji; Winarto, Yudho (2021-05-01). "Bukalapak angkat Bambang Brodjonegoro sebagai Komisaris Utama". Kontan (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  10. ^ CNNIndonesia (2021-05-28). "Erick Thohir Tunjuk Bambang Brodjonegoro Jadi Komut Telkom". ekonomi (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  11. ^ Setiawan, Kodrat (2021-06-17). "Astra Angkat Bambang Brodjonegoro Jadi Komisaris dan Tetapkan Honorarium". Tempo (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  12. ^ Hafiyyan (2021-06-18). "Bambang Brodjonegoro Masuk TBS Energi Utama (TOBA), Total Jabatan 4 Komisaris". Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  13. ^ Lestarini, Ade Hapsari (2021-08-30). "Kini di Indofood, Bambang Brodjonegoro Sudah Borong 6 Jabatan Komisaris". (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-08-30.
  14. ^ Laucereno, Sylke Febrina (2021-08-27). "Tok! Bambang Brodjonegoro Jadi Komisaris Indofood". detikfinance (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  15. ^ a b Erianto, Dwi (2020-11-04). "Bambang Brodjonegoro". Kompaspedia (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  16. ^ Permana, Adi (2021-07-03). "ITB Menganugerahkan Doktor Kehormatan kepada Sam Bimbo, Nyoman Nuarta, dan Prof. Bambang Brodjonegoro -". Institut Teknologi Bandung (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  17. ^ Nabila, Mutiara (2021-07-04). "Sam Bimbo, Nyoman Nuarta, Bambang Brodjonegoro Raih Gelar Doktor Kehormatan ITB | Kabar24". Retrieved 2021-08-27.
Political offices Preceded byChatib Basri Minister of Finance 2014–2016 Succeeded bySri Mulyani Indrawati Preceded bySofyan Djalil Minister of National Development Planning 2016–2019 Succeeded bySuharso Monoarfa Preceded byMohamad Nasir Minister of Research and Technology 2019–2021 Succeeded byOffice abolished