Corporate Governance

Nomination & Remuneration Committee

Richard Bruce Ness

Richard Bruce Ness


American national, 67, appointed as the Independent Commissioner of the Company in December 2014. Mr. Ness has more than 38 years of professional experience in the energy, mineral resources and mining sectors, having been a senior executive at Newmont Indonesia and Freeport Indonesia. He currently serves as the President Director of PT Petrosea Tbk and of PT Indika Energy Tbk, two leading companies in the Indonesian energy and oil and gas sectors.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanics from the Moorhead Technical Institute, Minnesota, USA, in 1969, and participated in the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, in 1992.