Sofyan Basir is President Director of PLN since 2014, and former CEO of BRI, 55 years old. Served as President Director of BRI from May 17, 2005 and re-elected for a second term on 20 May 2010. Prior to joining BRI, he served as President Director of Bank Bukopin. Banking career began in 1981 at Bank Duta, in 1986 joined Bank Bukopin and has held several managerial positions at Bank Bukopin including Commercial Director, Group Head Line of Business, and Branch Manager in several major cities of Indonesia.
He earned a Diploma from STAK Trisakti, Jakarta (1980), Bachelor of Economics from STIE Ganesha, Jakarta (2010), and Honorary Doctorate from Trisakti University, Jakarta (2012). Has attended various education and training in banking both at home and abroad, including Seminar Risk Management Certification Refreshment Program (Frankfurt); Risk Management Executive, ABN Amro (Denpasar); Islamic Finance Forum (Switzerland); Seminar on Business Continuity Planning, Ernst & Young; SESPIBANK (Jakarta); Strategy Development Session, IBM; and Structuring Loans & Short Term, The Institute Banking & Finance.