LCF Welcomes New ASEAN Foundation Executive Director

aseanED_small(in photo: Dr. Makarim Wibisono (third from right) stands with (from left) LCF Chairman Ed Amistad, LCF VP for Membership Linda Atayde, LCF Executive Director Eli de Castro, LCF Advisory Council member Lydia Sarmiento, and ASEAN officer Nyla Prieto)

The League of Corporate Foundations recently received Dr. Makarim Wibisono, the new executive director of ASEAN Foundation, last 4 March 2011. Dr. Wibisono took over the post of his predecessor Dr. Filemon Uriarte Jr. 

According the ASEAN Foundation website, Dr. Wibisono previously held government posts as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Indonesian Council on World Affairs, Senior Advisor on International Cooperation to the Minister of Health of Indonesia, Advisor to the National Commission of Human Rights, and as Senior Advisor on International Affairs to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Indonesia; he also served as a former Ambassador of Indonesia to the United Nations; he has also worked in the private sector in various capacities, being an advisor to the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN), the Partnership of Governance Reform Foundation, Third World Network and was a Board Member of the Gadjah Mada University, Indonesian Cultural Foundation, New York and Editor of Ekspress News magazine, Indonesia.