Jimly Asshidique is Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Indonesia and Vice Chairman, Council of Titles and Stars of the Republic of Indonesia (2015-2020). He served as the first Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia from 2003 to 2008, the Chairman of Honorary Council of Electoral Management Bodies from 2012 to 2017, the Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Indonesian National Commission of Human Rights from 2008 to 2017. Asshidique was the Chairman of the Law Reform Working Group of National Commission of Reformation from 1998 to 1999 and the chair of the expert panel which first introduced the official plan for constitutional reform and the idea for a direct presidential system. He served as an Expert Advisor to the Working Committee of Constitutional Reform of the People’s Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia. Jimly Asshidique participated in the second Melbourne Forum in 2017.