Dr. Marzuki Darusman is a prominent Indonesian political figure recognized for his extraordinary contributions to domestic and international human rights. He is an active participant in international seminars and conferences for bilateral state relations, as well as global security issues.
Marzuki’s political career began in 1978 as a member of Parliament for the Golkar Party. There, he served consecutive terms until 1999 before taking the position of Indonesian Attorney General from 1999-2001 and Cabinet Secretary from 2001-2002. He returned to Parliament, where he served until 2009.
In the human rights arena, he chaired and counseled the National Human Rights Commission (KOMNAS HAM) for a decade and served on the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the ASEAN Working Group on Human Rights Mechanism. Most recently, he served on the United Nations Commission of Inquiry in investigating Benazir Bhutto’s assassination. Marzuki was also a member of the International Independent Group of Eminent Persons (IIGEP), a special body of 11 members from various countries established by the President of Sri Lanka to investigate domestic human rights violations. For his work, Marzuki received a Doctor Honoris Causa from Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, in 2008.
Currently, Marzuki is an active member of the ASEAN Inter Parliamentarians on Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC) for Indonesia, parliamentarian for Global Actions (PGA), and chairman of Partnership for Governance Reform in Indonesia (PGRI). He has also been a member of the Executive Committee of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and vice chairman of the National Committee of Pacific Economic Cooperation Conference (PECC).
- Bachelor’s degree in International Law, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia
- Honorary doctoral degree in Law, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia
other team members
Rear Admiral (Retired)Senior Advisor
Rear Admiral Yoost Frederiek Mengko has held a wide range of field, administrative, and overseas postings for the Indonesian military. He has been involved in numerous overseas conferences and seminars and served on a number of delegations during bilateral and multilateral talks.
Lieutenant General (Retired)Senior Advisor
Lieutenant General (Retired) Agus Widjojo served in the Indonesian Armed Forces for 33 years and is regarded as the leading intellectual in the Indonesian military. Over the years, he guided the Armed Forces into its current role as a professional military without political involvement, a departure from the dual function of the Indonesian Armed Forces that dominated the government for decades.
Ambassador Teuku Mohammad Hamzah Thayeb has over four decades of experience as a distinguished career diplomat. As a member of the Senior Advisory Council of Kiroyan Partners, he brings his expertise in Foreign Affairs and international issues to our team.