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Dear AmCham Members and Friends, 

In support of Indonesia’s climate change commitments and its efforts to accelerate the development of sustainable energy, the American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia (AmCham Indonesia), together with General Electric (GE), will be hosting a virtual discussion titled Strategies and Partnerships to Accelerate Indonesia’s Energy Transition. The event will feature remarks from Arifin Tasrif, Minister of Energy and Mineral ResourcesHon. Sung Kim, US Ambassador to IndonesiaZulkifli Zaini, Director of PLN; Nabil Habayeb, President of GE International Markets; and Handry Satriago, President of GE Indonesia.

The event will also feature representatives from the Indonesian and US governments, and the private sector in discussions about opportunities and challenges in transitioning to renewable energy. The discussion will consist of two panels: one dedicated to discussing Indonesia’s position in energy transition, and another which will look at how technology, financial structure, and industry initiatives could play a role in supporting Indonesia in achieving its energy transition and decarbonization plans. 

We hope you will participate in the event to exchange views on energy transition in Indonesia and how the public and private sector can work together in supporting the growth of renewable energy.


Event Date:

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Event Time:

9:00 - 11:30 AM


Platform :



Complimentary with RSVP




Hon. Sung Kim

US Ambassador to Indonesia

Ambassador Sung Kim was nominated to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia on July 17, 2019 and confirmed by the full Senate on August 6, 2020.

Ambassador Sung Kim most recently served as Ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines from November 2016 until October 2020. From 2011 to 2014, he was the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea. In between the two ambassadorships, Ambassador Kim served as Special Representative for North Korea Policy in Washington.

Earlier, Ambassador Kim also served as the Special Envoy for the Six-Party Talks with the rank of Ambassador. His previous overseas diplomatic assignments have included Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, and Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he worked as a prosecutor in Los Angeles, California.

Ambassador Kim was born in Seoul, Korea, and grew up in Los Angeles. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed a degree in law from Loyola University. He also holds a Master of Laws degree from the London School of Economics and honorary doctorates from the Catholic University of Korea and the Holy Name University of the Philippines. Ambassador Kim is married and has two daughters.


Handry Satriago

President of GE Indonesia.

Handry Satriago is the President of GE Indonesia. He joined GE in 1997 as the Business Development Manager at GE International. Within Ge, he has held several roles such as General Manager for Industrial Lighting, Asia Regional Black Belt Six Sigma Quality, and Director of Power Generation for Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, dan the Philippines.

He studied Bioindustrial Engineering at Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB). Later he obtained his Masters from IPMI, MBA from Monash University, and a PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Indonesia. Outside of work, Handry is highly passionate in education and volunteering. He has written two books titled #Sharing and #Sharing2. He is a father of twin daughters. He loves reading, doing sports, and collecting Balinese traditional art.


Nabil Habayeb

President of GE International Markets

Nabil Habayeb is Senior Vice President, GE, and President & CEO of GE International Markets (GEIM). He is responsible for leading GE across international markets outside Europe and North America. He is a GE veteran of nearly 40 years. Following a number of global assignments, he moved to GE’s regional headquarters in Dubai in 1996, where he held several positions covering the region for various energy-related divisions of GE. He joined the Corporate team in 2004 and has held a number of executive leadership roles since then. Nabil attended Syracuse University in New York, USA. He graduated with a B.S. degree in 1980 and a Master’s degree in 1982, both in Mechanical Engineering. Nabil is married with four children.


Arifin Tasrif

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources

Arifin Tasrif was appointed as the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources in 2019. He was the former Ambassador of Indonesia to Japan and Micronesia in 2017. He was the Business Director of construction and engineering firm Rekayasa Industri (1995-2001) and former President Director of PT Petrokimia Gresik (2001-2010). He moved to Pupuk Indonesia Holding Company and led the company until 2015. Arifin studied Chemical Engineering at the Bandung Institute of Technology.


Zulkifli Zaini

Director of PLN

Zulkifli Zaini became the President Director of PLN in December 2013. Before that, he had leadership experience in a few state-owned enterprises, namely as the Independent Commissioner of Bank Permata (2017-2019), Independent Commissioner at Bank Negara Indonesia (2015-2016), Commissioner at PT PLN (2013-2015), and President Director of Bank Mandiri (2010-2013). He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology in 1980, followed by a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Washington in 1994.



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