Mr. Sukarela Batunanggar is a Deputy Commissioner at OJK institute where he leads the department of Assessment and Learning Centre, and Digital Finance Innovation and Microfinance Group. Previously, he worked as a Deputy Commissioner of Banking Supervision and led banking research and regulation department, banking licensing and information system department, and Islamic banking department.
Throughout his career, he has led various key units and strategic projects at Bank Indonesia and Indonesia Financial Services Authority including front-line bank supervision, regulatory and supervisory policy, macro-prudential policy, crisis management, capacity building, organizational transformation and digital financial innovation.
He was a visiting researcher on banking crisis resolution at the CCBS, Bank of England (2001) and on problem bank resolution at the SEACEN Centre (2008); and has been publishing papers on banking supervision and financial stability issues. He holds a postgraduate degree from University of Nottingham, England (1996) and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of North Sumatera, Medan (1987).