Has served as President Commissioner since August 2013 and has 44 years of experience in the oil palm plantation industry. He has also served as Commissioner at PT Rea Kaltim Plantations since 2007, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation since 2006 and Advisor to PT Japfa Comfeed Indonesia Tbk since 2006. He previously served as Chairman of Board of Governors at
International Fund for Agricultural Development and Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia.
Mr. Bungaran Saragih obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Economics from the Bogor Agricultural
Institute in Indonesia, Master of Arts in Economics, Statistics and Business from North Carolina State University in the United States and Doctorate in Philosophy on Economics from North Carolina State University in the United States.