H.E. Johnny Gerard Plate

Minister of Communications and Informatics , Republic of Indonesia

H.E. Johnny Gerard Plate

Speaker Bio


Johnny Gerard Plate was appointed as the Minister of Communications and Informatics of the Republic of Indonesia on 23 October 2019, as a part of the Onward Indonesia Cabinet under President Joko Widodo’s Administration. Prior to becoming the Minister of Communications and Informatics, Johnny was selected as a member of 11th Commission, House of Representatives of Indonesia. Previously, Johnny started his business in the early 1980s and later, together with his colleagues, he expanded into the world of aviation and became a Commissioner at Air Asia.