Ayub Dwi Pranata Junus

Honorary Consul-General of the Republic of Latvia & Indonesian Entrepreneur

+62 21 2957 5010
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About Me

My full name is AYUB DWI PRANATA JUNUS, born 1964 in Manado (North Sulawesi - Indonesia) where I had spent my childhood until studying at University of Sam Ratulangi.  I nowlive in Jakarta, married and have one daughter.

I completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Port and Shipping Administration from Cardiff University (UK) in 1988 then continued to University of Plymouth (UK) and graduated with Master of Science degree in International Shipping in 1990.
I have professional qualifications in logistics & transport and export which led to membership of UK’ professional body, the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.

My work experiences and leadership skills are evidenced by previously and currently working with foreign and local businesses, government-related and professional organizations in Indonesia at the country management and directorship levels.  I own businesses in maritime-related sector under the corporate holding of PT. Junus Internasional, a company based in Jakarta.

The highest entrustment I have is the appointment as Head of the Honorary Consulate-General Office of the Republic of Latvia in Indonesia, initially as Honorary Consul from 10th December 2007 and became as Honorary Consul-General as from 6th July 2018.

On 30 June 2016, I was awarded with Latvian Foreign Minister’s Certificate of Merit for my contribution to facilitate political and economic cooperation between Latvia and Indonesia as well as providing substantial consular support for Latvian nationals and the strengthening the presence of the Republic of Latvia in Indonesia.

My other appointments to include as: Representative of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) for Indonesia; Founder & Vice Chairman of European-Asian Chamber of Commerce (EACC); Chairman of the Association of Honorary Consuls to Indonesia (AHCI); Vice Chairman of East Asian Regional Committee of the World Federation of Consuls (FICAC); and Secretary General of Kerukunan Keluarga Kawanua (KKK).

What I Do Now

Honorary Consul-General

Dec 2007 – Present
Honorary Consulate-General of the Republic of Latvia

As Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Latvia, I aim to protect the interests and rights of the Latvian citizens and subjects in Indonesia, as well to promote cultural, economical, educational development between Latvia & Indonesia. (www.latvia.or.id)

Indonesian Entrepreneur

May 1993 – Present
PT. Junus Internasional

As Owner of PT. Junus Internasional, being as corporate holding company, I control and supervise the business running and development for all subsidiary companies where one company can benefit from other company members. (www.junus.biz)

Association & Community Activist

1993 – Present
Profession, Minahasa Ethnic & GPIB Church

As Activist for various association and community groups of profession (FICAC, AHCI), Minahasa Ethnic (Sumonder, Alumando, Kerukunan Keluarga Kawanua) and as deacon of GPIB Martin Luther church congregation in Jakarta.



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Academic Qualification

University of Plymouth (UK)

1988 - 1990  |  Master of Science (MSc) in International Shipping

Graduated in 1990 from University of Plymouth (previous name Plymouth Polytechnic / Polytechnic South West) in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom in International Shipping Study.

Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd (UK)

1987 - 1988  |  Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) in Port and Shipping Administration

Graduated in 1988 from Cardiff University (previous name University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology - UWIST), in Cardiff, South Wales, United Kingdom in Port and Shipping Administration Study.

Universitas Sam Ratulangi (ID)

1982 - 1985  |  Undergraduate Program (S1) in Economics

Completed up to 6th Semester and transferred from Universitas Sam Ratulangi (UNSRAT) Faculty of Economic in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia in Management Study.

Professional Qualification

Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd (UK)

1988  |  Certificate in UNCTAD/SIDA Improving Port Performance

Completed the Certificate in UNCTAD/ SIDA (United Nation Commission on Trade and Development/ Swedish International Development Authority) Improving Port Performance for the Management of General Cargo Operations in 1988 at Cardiff University, South Wales, United Kingdom.

Central London College (UK)

1987 - 1987  |  Certificate & Diploma in Business, Export Office and Shipping

Completed the Basic Business Studies, Institute of Export' Certificate in Export Office Practice, Advanced Certificate in Shipping; and Diploma in Shipping Management in 1987 at Central London College (CLC), London, England, United Kingdom.

Research & Project

APEC Project - Asia Pacific Maritime Institute

2003  |  Accreditation of Seafarers Manning Agencies in APEC Economies

The APEC Accreditation of Seafarer Manning Agencies Project was launched by APEC through its Transportation Working Group in 2003 as a first step toward developing a regional accreditation system for seafarer manning agencies operating in APEC member economies.

Conducted under the auspices of the Australian Network of Maritime Education and Training (ANMET), the project was led by the Asia Pacific Maritime Institute. ANMET members associated with the project included Pivot Maritime International, TAFE NSW-Hunter Institute, and Manukau Institute’s New Zealand Maritime School.

The project focused on five economies (China, Hong Kong China, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Singapore). During 2003 and 2004 data on seafarer manning agencies and seafarer recruitment and employment practices in these economies was collected, and based on the data the APEC accreditation system for seafarer manning agencies was developed.

The project team itself was made up of the following individuals: Dr Jeff Hawkins (Team Leader and Principal Investigator), Capt Tim Wilson (Principal Investigator), Ayub Junus, MSc (Specialist area: Seafarer manning agencies), Dr Luz Hawkins (Specialist area: Research and evaluation) and Greg Tisdell (Specialist area: Information technology).

Academic Research - University of Plymouth (UK)

1989  |  The Recruitment and Employment of Indonesian Seafarers

Dissertation submitted in part fulfillment for the award of the degree of Master of Science in International Shipping of the Council for National Academic Awards (C.N.A.A.) at University of Plymouth (previous name Polytechnic South West) in October 1989.

The research broadly focused on the shortage of qualified and experienced ship crew facing the international shipping industry during 1988/1989 and study of crew availability from some developing countries including Indonesia.

It specifically study on Indonesia for the demand and supply of its seafarers and to analyze the attitudes of potential and existing Indonesian seafarers toward seafaring careers in general and toward the employment in national and foreign companies in particular.

In this study, the research method employed was a data collection survey by means of questionnaire and the source of data for research were a cross-section of students at high school/ pre-university, students at nautical schools; and Indonesian & foreign shipping/ ship management companies.

A total of 8 (eight) hypotheses were tested in conjunction with the results obtained from the data analyses.

The research was supervised by late Prof. David H. Moreby, PhD, FNI, Extra Master

Academic Research -University / Prifysgol Caerdydd (UK)

1988  |  Ports and Hinterland Transport System in Indonesia

Dissertation submitted as part of the requirement for the Postgraduate Diploma in Port and Shipping Administration at Cardiff University (formerly Univ. of Wales Institute of Science and Technology (UK) in April 1988.

The research broadly focused on the importance role of port and various multimodal transports can play in the socio-economy development of a nation and specifically study the part of how Indonesia' ports have played in the development of the country with special attention given to four gateway ports for their strategic different locations, facilities, management and services provided.

It also focused on availability, role and contributions of various mode of hinterland and maritime transports systems to support the development of Indonesia' economy.

The research was supervised by Dr. A.K.C. Beresford.


Professional skills

Conflict Resolution
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Aerial photography
Bicycle riding





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