Prof. Sidharta Utama, Ph.D., CFA, an Indonesian Citizen, was appointed as the Independent Commissioner of the Company by the Extraordinary GMS on 22 February 2013, and also serves as the Chair of Audit Committee.
He is a professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia, with research interest in the area of corporate governance and has been teaching at the university for almost 20 years.
Currently, he serves as a secretary of the Board of Trustees at the University of Indonesia, a member of the International Accounting Education Standards Board, a member of the Trustee Board – Indonesia Institute for Corporate Directorship, a member of the National Management Board – the Indonesian Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Board of Advisory for Financial Accounting Policy of Bank Indonesia. He is also serving as the Independent Commissioner at PT Astra International Tbk., as well as being the Audit Committee member at PT Indo Tambangraya Megah Tbk. and PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk.
He has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University, Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University, and Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Indonesia. He also holds a profession title i.e. Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Accountant.