Profile Of The President of UPJ

Ir. Frans Satyaki Sunito was appointed as President of Universitas Pembangunan Jaya in June 2021. He received an Engineering Degree (Civil Engineering) from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) in 1974. He has a career as professional engineer spanning more than 45 years.

He started of as an engineer working in PT Dextam Jakarta as Assistant Manager of Construction, after which he went abroad to join the Marine Civil Engineering Department at the HBM – Rijswijk Holland as Design Engineer. Coming back in Indonesia he then worked for more than 20 years at PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk starting as Engineering Divison Head and later becoming The Director of Engineering & Business Development.

Ir. Frans Satyaki Sunito was then-after appointed as Director for Business Development of PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk, the Indonesian State Highway Corporation. He was eventually appointed as CEO/President Director of PT Jasa Marga Persero Tbk until his retirement with these state companies in 2012. He then joined the Pembangunan Jaya Group as Managing Director of PT Pembangunan Jaya Infrastruktur and Presiden Director of PT Jakarta Tollroad Development.

He has also actively managed a number of infrastucture consulting projects with industries and the government. His passion has been in the area of higher education development too, especially in developing professionals with good values of integrity.

Ir. Frans Satyaki Sunito is a member of The Civil Engineering Program Advisory Committee (Badan Penasehat Pendidikan Teknik Sipil - BPPTS) at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) from 2016 – present and  member of  Board  of Expert  of  The  Institution of  Engineers  Indonesia (Persatuan Insinyur Indonesia-PII).