Since June 2012, Ali Mundakir has been promoted as the vice president of corporate communication at Pertamina. He manages media relationship, brand management and communication with all stakeholders.
Mundakir graduated as Mechanical Engineer from University of Brawijaya Malang, Indonesia in 1991. He then joined PERTAMINA as a management trainee after which he was assigned to several positions in technical operations, in the field. He continued his education at the University of Auckland, New Zealand where he completed his masters in engineering, He was later posted as junior staff in the President & CEO’s Office. In 2008, he assumed the position of Manager Relations and Corporate Administration and corporate secretary at a Pertamina subsidiary.
Established in 1957, Pertamina is Indonesia's largest state-owned enterprise owning six refineries. The company produces a multitude of commodities such as fuel, kerosene, LPG, LNG, and petrochemicals. The company is a huge source of revenue for the government enabling large investments in the country's infrastructure and successful poverty reduction programs.