Mahendra Siregar became ambassador of Indonesia to the United States on April 8, 2019, having most recently served as executive director of council for the Palm Oil Producing Countries and advisor to the minister of foreign affairs.
Prior to that, he was chairman of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM); vice minister of finance; vice minister of trade; chairman and CEO of Indonesia Eximbank; and deputy coordinating minister for economic affairs. Ambassador Siregar was also a member of the board of commissioners of various corporations operating in financial services, mining, manufacturing, technology, consumers good and infrastructure.
He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1986 and was assigned to various postings, including economic third secretary of the Indonesian Embassy in London and information counselor of the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Ambassador Siregar holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Indonesia and received a master’s in economics from Monash University. He is married with three children.
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