Masyita Crystallin

Masyita Crystallin

Special Advisor to the Minister of Finance Republic of Indonesia on Macroeconomic and Fiscal Policy

Masyita Crystallin Ph.D is currently serving as the Special Advisor to the Minister of Finance Republic of Indonesia on Macroeconomic and Fiscal Policy. Within the Ministry of Finance, Masyita is the head of Energy Policy Analysis Team. With diverse experiences in various institutions prior to joining the Finance Ministry, Masyita act as the Sherpa for the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action where the Indonesia’s Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati serves as co-chair together with Finance Minister of Netherlands. Masyita is also a spokesperson as well as Chairman for the office of the board at Indonesia Sovereign Wealth Fund’s, Indonesia Investment Authority (INA). With her outstanding achievement, Indonesia Financial Group (IFG) trusted her to serve as a Commissioner at Indonesia’s SOE.

Prior to joining the ministry, Ms. Crystallin served as the Chief Economist for DBS Indonesia, leading macroeconomics, fiscal, and market analysis. She also acted and served as a Macroeconomist at the Macro-Fiscal Management team at the World Bank and was part of the core economist team supporting Indonesia’s Fiscal Policy Agency.

She carried out duties on various positions within the government, as macroeconomic policy special advisor to the Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs focusing on accelerating the nation’s infrastructure and tourism development, she was also part of the National Team for the Enhancement of Exports and Investment led by the Coordinating Ministers of Economic Affairs previously.

Masyita holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Claremont Graduate University, USA, specialized in International Monetary and Finance in 2015. She completed her Master’s Degree at Australian National University in International Development Economics and received her bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Economics, the University of Indonesia, where she started her career as a lecturer.