Prof. Dr. Mohammad Sirajuddin SYAMSUDDIN

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Sirajuddin SYAMSUDDIN (Indonesia, Muslim)

Dr. Din Syamsuddin is Professor of Islamic Political Thought at National Islamic University, Jakarta. He served as President of Muhammadiyah, the largest modernist Islamic organization in Indonesia from 2005 to 2015, as well as President of Indonesian Council of Ulama during 2014-2015, and now (2015-2020) acting as Charman of Advisory Council of Indonesian Council of Ulama.

He has been active in interfaith dialogues and cooperation, as he initiated the creation of and becoming President of Interreligious Council of Indonesia. He is currently acting as Moderator of RfP Aisa and Chairman of the Center for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilizations (CDCC) and Chairman of World Peace Forum based in Jakarta.

He recently initiated the creation of Indonesia’s Movement to Save the Earth (Indonesia Bergerak Menyelamatkan Bumi) and acts as Chairman of the Movement’s Steering Committee.