Arsyadjuliandi Rachman

Arsyadjuliandi Rachman (born 8 July 1960) is an Indonesian politician who is a member of the People's Representative Council and served as governor of Riau between 2016 and 2018. He was previously the province's vice-governor, although he acted in the governor's capacity following Annas Maamun's arrest in 2014.

Arsyadjuliandi Rachman
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Rachman as Governor of Riau
Governor of Riau
In office
25 May 2016 – 20 September 2018
Acting governor since October 2014
Preceded byAnnas Maamun
Succeeded byWan Thamrin Hasyim
Vice Governor of Riau
In office
19 February 2014 – 25 May 2016
Preceded byMambang Mit
Succeeded byWan Thamrin Hasyim
Member of People's Representative Council
Assumed office
1 October 2019
Personal details
Born (1960-07-08) 8 July 1960 (age 62)
Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia
Political partyGolkar
Alma materSebelas Maret University
Oklahoma City University

Early life and educationEdit

Rachman was born on 8 July 1960 in Pekanbaru,[1] as the fifth of ten children of Abdul Rachman Syafei, the owner of a bus transport company. He completed primary school in Pekanbaru before moving to Bukittinggi and later Yogyakarta to pursue higher education. Between 1980 and 1985, he studied at Sebelas Maret University in Surakarta, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in agriculture, then a MBA at Oklahoma City University between 1986 and 1987.[2]


In 2009, he was appointed deputy chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN), having previously been the chairman of Aceh's Chamber of Commerce and Industry.[3] He ran as the running mate of Annas Maamun in the 2013 Riau gubernatorial election, the pair winning with 60.75% of votes after a runoff election.[4] In October 2014, he was appointed as acting governor following Maamun's arrest for bribery charges.[5] He was appointed as full governor on 25 May 2016.[2] He contested the 2018 gubernatorial election, but lost to Syamsuar.[6] He resigned on 20 September 2018 in order to run as candidate for the People's Representative Council in the 2019 legislative election.[7] Rachman proceeded to win a seat representing Riau's 1st electoral district after winning 31,854 votes.[8]


  1. ^ "Ir. H. ARSYADJULIANDI RACHMAN, M.B.A." (in Indonesian). People's Representative Council. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Sudah Kos dan Terpisah dari Orang Tua Sejak SMP, Anak yang Suka Temani Ibunya ke Pasar di Masa Kecil Ini Akhirnya Jadi Gubernur Riau". GoRiau (in Indonesian). 24 December 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Kadin Umumkan Pengurus Baru". (in Indonesian). 5 January 2009. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Sengketa Pilgub Riau, Warga Menolak Diulang". Tempo (in Indonesian). 6 January 2014. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  5. ^ Syukur, M (6 October 2014). "Annas Maamun Tersangka, Andi Rachman Jadi Plt Gubernur Riau". (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  6. ^ "PENETAPAN HASIL : PILKADA PROVINSI RIAU". Komisi Pemilihan Umum. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Mengundurkan Diri, Gubernur Riau Siap Maju Jadi Caleg DPR RI". (in Indonesian). 20 September 2018. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  8. ^ "Raih Suara Tertinggi di Golkar, Andi Rachman Melenggang ke Senayan". GoRiau (in Indonesian). 9 May 2019. Retrieved 17 October 2021.