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Jakarta Post

PPATK chairman Kiagus Ahmad Badarrudin dies aged 62

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, March 14, 2020   /   03:44 pm
PPATK chairman Kiagus Ahmad Badarrudin dies aged 62 The late Kiagus Ahmad Badaruddin, formerly chairman of the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (PPATK), speaks during a visit to The Jakarta Post's office on Feb. 18, 2020. (JP/R. Bertho Wedhatama)

Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) chairman Kiagus Ahmad Badarrudin died on Saturday morning at Persahabatan Hospital in East Jakarta. He was 62 years old.

Kiagus was appointed chairman of the PPATK in October 2016, replacing his predecessor M. Yusuf, who retired in that year.

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He started his career at the Finance Ministry in 1977 and held various positions, including the ministry’s director of treasury, in which he oversaw budget implementation. His oversaw internal monitoring at the Finance Ministry as its inspector general before he was appointed to lead the PPATK.

Kiagus was also assigned at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to lead its planning and finance division.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in economic management in 1986 from Sriwijaya University in Palembang, South Sumatra. Kiagus later earned a master's in science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (mfp)