Chairman of Committee for Inter- Parliamentary Cooperation, Indonesian House of Representatives.
Fadli Zon was born in Jakarta on 01 June 1971. He holds his bachelor’s degree majoring in Russian Studies from the Faculty of Humanity of the University of Indonesia, his master’s degree majoring in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in United Kingdom and his doctoral degree majoring in the History of Mohammad Hatta’s Economic Thought from the Faculty of Humanity of the University of Indonesia.
In 1994, he was crowned as the first winner of the most outstanding student of the University of Indonesia and the third winner for the national level. He was also elected as the Member of the Indonesian People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR RI) for 1997–1999 period. He is appointed as the Vice Speaker of the House for 2014-2019 period.
Besides his activities in the parliament, he is also the Vice Chairperson of Gerindra Party Central Board for 2008-2020 period, the President of the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) for 2015-2017 period, the Chairperson of the Indonesian Farmers Association (HKTI) for 2015-2020 period and the Editorial Board of HORISON, a Literature Magazine, since 1993. Currently he is the Vice Chair of GOPAC and Chair of SEAPAC.