H.E. Arifin Tasrif

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Republic of Indonesia

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources

H.E. Arifin Tasrif, Ir., is the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources for the Republic of Indonesia. Prior to this role, he served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to Japan. In 2010 H.E. Tasrif, Ir., was the Chief Executive Officer for PT Pupuk Indonesia and PT Pupuk Sriwidjaja, and he served for several year as Chief Executive Officer at PT Petrokimia Gresik. Earlier in his career, he held roles of increasing responsibility for PT Rekayasa Industri, PT Pupuk Kaltim, NPK-PHONSKA: PT Petrokimia Gresik, KALTIM-4: PT Pupuk Kaltim, PERTAMINA and UNILEVER. H.E. Tasrif, Ir., holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Institut Teknologi Bandung (Bandung Institute of Technology).

Sessions With H.E. Arifin Tasrif

Monday, 6 March

  • 02:15pm - 02:55pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 08:15 pm - 06/mar/2023 08:55 pm

    Spotlight | Asian Energy Ministerial: Balancing energy security and transition?

    Asia is the world’s fastest growing region: in GDP, energy demand and GHG emissions. The thirst for energy to support economic growth is inexorable. Aligning that growth with climate targets is the world’s concern—redressing climate change is not possible without Asia’s deployment of renewable energies and carbon capture technologies. How are energy ministers leading this charge to meet energy demand and reduce emissions? What role does innovation play in this quest? Where will the capital come from, and at what cost?