High-ranking Officers in Jokowi's Circle


President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko "Jokowi" Widodo appointed Major General Suharyanto as Head of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB). Suharyanto is currently serving as the Commander of Kodam V/Brawijaya, replacing the retiring Lieutenant General Ganip Warsito. Suharyanto's inauguration was held at the State Palace on Wednesday.

Head of the Presidential Secretariat Heru Budi Hartono said Suharyanto's inauguration coincided with the inauguration of the Army Chief of Staff and 12 Indonesian ambassadors. The following is a brief profile of Suharyanto, born on September 8, 1967.

Military education:

  • Military Academy 1989, Infantry branch.
  • The best graduate of the 2013 TNI Command Staff School.


  • 516th Infantry Battalion Commander/Caraka Yudha (2004—2005).
  • 500th Infantry Battalion Commander/Raider (2005–2006).
  • 0832 Military District Commander/South Surabaya (2006).
  • 051 Military District Commander/Wijayakarta (2015—2016).
  • Head of the Civil Service Bureau, Secretary in the State Intelligence Agency (2016—2017).
  • Director of Counter Separatism Deputy III of BIN (2017—2018).
  • Chief of Staff of the Jakarta Military Region (2018—2019).
  • Presidential Military Secretary (2019—2020).
  • Commander of Military Region V/Brawijaya (2020-2021).

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