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Former Executive Secretary

Mr. Adrianus Mooy, a national of Indonesia, served as the 7th Executive Secretary of ESCAP from 1995 to 2000.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Mooy was Ambassador of Indonesia to the European Communities in Brussels, a role he had held since 1993. He was Governor of Indonesia's Central Bank, as well as the Governor for Indonesia of the International Monetary Fund since 1988. In addition, he was the Asian Development Bank's Alternate Governor for Indonesia, as well as for the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency in Washington, D.C., during the same five-year period. Mr. Mooy began his professional career in 1958 in the Faculty of Economics, Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, as a Teaching Assistant before continuing his graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin, United States, from 1959 to 1965. In 1967, he was appointed Head of the Bureau of Statistics, State Ministry for Economic, Financial and Developmental Affairs, Indonesia. From 1968 to 1969, he served as Head of the Bureau of Domestic Finance, National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS). From 1969 to 1973, Mr. Mooy worked as Economic Affairs Officer at ECAFE, Bangkok, before returning to Indonesia to serve as Deputy Chairman for Fiscal and Monetary Affairs, National Development Planning Agency until 1988. Concurrently, Mr. Mooy served as Assistant for Monetary Affairs to the Minister Coordinator for Economic, Financial and Industrial Affairs (EKUIN) from 1978 to 1983; as Executive Secretary of the Monetary Council from 1983 to 1988; and as Assistant for Development Finance to the State Minister for National Development Planning, Indonesia, from 1985 to 1988.

Mr. Mooy served as a member of the Indonesian People's Consultative Assembly from 1982 to 1987 and from 1987 to 1992. From 1987 to 1993, Mr. Mooy was a Professor of Economics at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta. He was a member of the Indonesian delegation to many international conferences, among them, those within the framework of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Cooperation, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Non-Aligned Movement, and the Inter- governmental Group for Indonesia. Mr. Mooy holds a Master of Science and a PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, United States. He received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.