Monday, September 11, 2017
Governor & First Vice President
Douglas Ramage has 30 years’ experience in Indonesia. An expert on Indonesian politics, economics and business affairs, he provides advice and guidance to Fortune 500 companies in Indonesia. Fluent in Indonesian, he is a well-known analyst, writer, public speaker and media commentator on Indonesian affairs. He is Managing Director of BGA Indonesia, a business and investment advisory firm. He is Vice President and Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia. Previously he served in senior Indonesia-based positions in the World Bank and The Asia Foundation. His academic career included stints at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Singapore, CSIS Jakarta, the East-West Center, and University of Hawaii. His publications include Indonesia as a Normal Country (coauthor with Andrew MacIntyre), Australian Strategic Policy Institute, 2008; “A Reformed Indonesia?” Australian Financial Review, October 2007; and Politics in Indonesia: Democracy, Islam and the Ideology of Tolerance (Routledge, London, 1995).