The House of Representatives (DPR) has on Thursday (July 11) appointed Destry Damayanti as Senior Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia. Damayanti is the sole candidate for the senior BI deputy governor that President Joko Widodo submitted to the house of representative. Damayanti replaces the current senior deputy governor, Mirza Adityaswara, whose term ends on July 2019.

Damayanti once the Chief Economist of Bank Mandiri, Chief Economist of Mandiri Sekuritas, Executive Director of Mandiri Institute. to the Chair of the Corruption Eradication Commission’s Chairperson of the Selection Committee. Damayanti also served as Chair of the Economic Task Force of the Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises in the 2014-2015 period. She was appointed as Member of the Deposit Insurance Agency Board of Commissioners on September 24, 2015.