Witjaksana Darmosarkoro

Independent Director

Mr. Witjaksana Darmosarkoro, appointed as Independent Director on 1 July 2021, and re-elected on 22 April 2022, is also the Director of Sustainability and Smallholders Development at the Secretariat of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) in Jakarta.

His career began in 1984 at the Coconut Research Center in North Sumatra, Indonesia, and he advanced through roles at the Indonesian Oil Palm Research Institute (IOPRI) (2005–2014) and the Indonesia Estate Crop Fund (BPDPKS) (2015). His eminent knowledge in Agronomy and Technical Advisor has allowed him to bring invaluable benefits to numerous oil palm companies throughout the years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Soil Science (1983), a Master of Agronomy (1991) from Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia, and a PhD in Crop Production and Physiology from Iowa State University, USA (1997).