American national, appointed as the Commissioner of the Company on 29 July 2020 pursuant to Deed No. 143 dated 29 July 2020, made before Notary Jose Dima Satria, S.H., M.Kn, Notary in Jakarta.
He currently also serves as the President Commissioner of PT Petrosea Tbk and Commissioner of PT Indika Energy Tbk, two leading companies in the Indonesian energy and oil and gas sectors. Previously served the Company as Vice President Director in 2018-2020 and Independent Commissioner in 2014-2018. Mr. Ness has almost 40 years of professional experience in the energy, mineral resources and mining sectors, having been a senior executive at Newmont Indonesia and Freeport Indonesia. He earned a 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.