Dr.Siti Nurbaya

Dr. Ir. Siti Nurbaya Bakar, M.Sc. (born 28 July 1956) is the Minister of Environment and Forestry in Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s Working Cabinet.

She was appointed by president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as secretary general of the Regional Representatives Council (DPD) for 2006–2013.

In January 2013, Siti stepped down from the DPD and joined media tycoon Surya Paloh’s National Democrat Party. In 2014, she was elected to the House of Representatives (DPR), representing Lampung electoral district for the 2014–2019 period. She soon had to retire from the DPR after being appointed Minister of Environment and Forestry by President Joko Widodo.

Education


Undergraduate | Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) | 1979

Graduate |B.A. | International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Science (ITC), Enschede, Netherlands | 1990

Postgraduate | IPB dengan Siegen University, German | 1998