Alexander Rusli assumed the role of President Director and CEO of Indosat Ooredoo from November 2012 to September 2017 after serving as an Independent Commissioner since January 2010. Before November 2012, he was a Managing Director in Northstar Pacific, a Private Equity fund which focuses on Indonesian and South East Asian opportunities.
Prior to his role in Northstar Pacific, he served for the Government of Indonesia for nine years. In the first six years in government, he was an Expert Advisor to the Minister of Communications and Information Technology where he was involved in the formulation of policy and regulation in the Telecommunication, Media, and Postal industries. In the last three years, he was an Expert Staff to the Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, overseeing 140 State-owned enterprises with more than 500 subsidiaries.
During that period, Alexander also held numerous state-owned corporate positions including: Commissioner of PT. Krakatau Steel (Persero), PT. Geodipa Energi, and PT. Kertas Kraft Aceh. Prior to his posts in government, has has held a position as a Principal Consultant for Pricewaterhouse Coopers Management Consulting, Indonesia. He completed all his formal tertiary education in Curtin University, Western Australia. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Information Systems.