Professor Jamaluddin Jompa
Dean, Faculty of Marine Science and Fisheries, Universitas Hasanuddin
Jamaluddin Jompa was born in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. He graduated from McMaster University, Canada, with a master’s degree in 1996, and was awarded a PhD from James Cook University, Queensland in 2001. Professor Jompa is a senior lecturer and currently serves as Dean of the Faculty of Marine Sciences and Fisheries at Universitas Hasanuddin (Hasanuddin University). From 2004 to 2013, he served as Director of the Research and Development Centre for Marine, Coasts and Small Islands at Universitas Hasanuddin. In 2007, Professor Jompa was seconded to the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries to manage the national Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Program Phase II (COREMAP-II). Professor Jompa is the President of the Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences, and chaired the study committee for Indonesian Science Agenda (SAINS45), which sets out the key questions facing Indonesia as it approaches its centenary of Independence in 2045. He is also Chairman of the South Sulawesi Sea Partnership Program, President of the Association of Diving School International—Indonesia, and a member of the National Fisheries Stock Assessment Committee.