Akmal Syamsuddin (INDONESIA)
Lang., Ed. & Comm. Faculty
Akmal Syamsuddin graduated from the Jakarta State University (UNJ) in February 1982 and worked for one of Asia's leading English newspaper, The Jakarta Post, from April 1983 to March 2008.
He began his career with The Jakarta Post as a proof reader and worked his way up to desk editor, production manager and finally a managing editor before he left his post to join The Brunei Times as a senior editor. He has been attached with The Brunei Times ever since.
With more than 30 years of experience in journalism, Akmal is well-versed with the running of a paper that updates readers on current and important news. Working in the journalism field requires Akmal to work in a hectic environment that demands both productivity and professionalism.