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Muhamad Chatib Basri, is a former Minister of Finance of Indonesia. Previously he was the Chairman of the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board.

Dr Basri is a Co-Chair of the Pandemic Fund (Financial Intermediary Fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response) (FIF PPR), hosted by the World Bank with technical support from WHO.He is now  also the Chairman of the PT Bank Mandiri tbk. and Chairman of the PT XL-Axiata tbk.

He is a member of various International Advisory councils including the High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable and Inclusive Recovery and Growth formed by the World Bank and the IMF in the face of dual crisis posed by COVID-19 pandemic and climate change;

the World Bank Advisory Council on Gender and Development; Independent High Level Expert Group on Climate Finance for COP27; Group Eminent Personalities of the OECD Development Centre and the Advisory Board, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, the Australian National University. He is also member of the Governing Board of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

He teaches at the Department of Economics University of Indonesia and co-founded CReco Research, a Jakarta based economic consulting firm.

Dr. Basri was Ash Centre Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School (2015-2016), Pacific Leadership Fellow at the Centre on Global Transformation, University of California at San Diego (2016),  NTUC Professor of International Economic Relation, RSIS, NTU, Singapore (2016) and Thee Kian Wie Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Australian National University (2016-2017),

His expertise is International Trade, Macroeconomics and Political Economy. He is the author of a number of paper in international journals and actively writes for various leading newspaper and magazines in Indonesia