Digital Ministerial


Johhny Gerard Plate


Minister of Communications and Informatics


Johnny Gerard Plate was appointed as the Minister of Communication 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. Previously, Johnny started his business in the early 1980s and later, together with his colleagues, he ex- panded into the world of aviation and became a Commissioner at Air Asia. Prior to becoming the Minister of Communication and Informatics in the Onward Indonesia Cabinet for 2014-2019, Johny was selected as a member of U Commission, House of Representatives of Indonesia. Johnny graduated from the Catholic University of Atma Jaya, Jakarta.