Indonesian citizen, he was appointed as the Chief of the Audit Committee of the Company in April 2015. Previously, he served as Ambassador/Indonesia Permanent Mission to the United Nationsan do ther International Organizations in Geneva (1991-1995) and Director General of Foreign Economic Relations at the Foreign Affairs Ministry (1995-1998). Soemadi also served as Indonesian Ambassador to Japanin Tokyo (1998-2002), Indonesian Ambassador to the United States in Washington, D.C. (2002-2005) and as Head of Indonesian Delegates to the Economic Partnership Agreement Negotiation Indonesia–Japan from 2005 to 2008. Currently, Soemadi is entrusted to head Indonesian Delegationto the EFTA–Indonesia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement negotiation. He also serves as Advisor on International Affairs to the Defense Minister and is a member of the Asia-Europe Foundation Board of Governors and alecturer at the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Center for Education and Training. In these capacities, he has participated as speaker and participant in various national and international seminars and symposiums, particularly on topics of international economic relations and regional security architecture.
Soemadi graduated from Department of International Relations, Faculty of Social & Political Sciences, Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta in 1965 and from the Institut International d’Administration Publique–Section Diplomatique, Paris in 1969.