Founder and Chairman - Ancora Group
Gita Wirjawan is Chairman of Ancora Group, an Indonesian business group with interests in private equity investing, natural resources, real estate, sports, and music, which he founded in 2008.
He served as Minister of Trade and Chairman of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) of the Indonesian Government during the period 2009-2014.
As an investment banker, he has held key senior appointments at Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan, playing leading roles in many mergers, corporate restructuring, corporate financing and strategic sales involving leading companies in Southeast Asia. Gita is currently a member of international advisory board of the CHUBB group of insurance companies, and a member of advisory board of Alpha JWC Ventures, a South East Asian venture capital firm. In education, Gita sits at the council of Global Advisors for Yale University School of Management, and the board of Governors for Asia School of Business (MIT Sloan).