Graduated from Plymouth University (UK) in 1990 with a Master of Science (MSc) degree in International Shipping, he began his career at Hanseatic Shipping Co. Ltd. (now Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement) in Limassol, Cyprus, as a management trainee and deputy at its Indonesian office.
He then joined with Buyers Consolidators Ltd. (Sea-Land Logistics) of Hongkong, as Country Manager Indonesia, from 1990 to 1994, during which he established his own business with PT. Junus International as a holding company in 1993.
As of December 10, 2007, he has been trusted and appointed by the State of Latvia to lead the Office of the Honorary Consulate General of the Republic of Latvia in Jakarta as Honorary Consul General.
In July 2014, he was appointed as the Representative of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in Indonesia. He is a co-founder and member of the board of the European Asian Chamber of Commerce.
On June 30, 2016, he was awarded the Latvian Foreign Minister's Certificate of Merit to facilitate political and economic cooperation between Latvia and Indonesia and provide substantial consular support for Latvian nationals and strengthening the presence of the Republic of Latvia in Indonesia. In 2017, FICAC - World Federation of Consuls presented him with the Award of Merit for his contribution and dedication to the organization.
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (UK). Currently, he is researching to complete his doctoral degree at the School of Strategic and Global Studies at the University of Indonesia.
PT Junus International was established in Jakarta in 1993 as a limited liability company with the latest amendment deed number 33 by Notary Arnasya Pattinama dated October 26, 2018. The company's Business Registration Number (NIB) is 9120302960722.
This company functions as the parent of all subsidiaries whose ownership shares are owned by Ayub Junus and his family, making it easier for supervision through one parent company. Each subsidiary operates independently and professionally, but at the parent management level, cooperation and sustainability between subsidiaries are ensured where one company can benefit from other company members.
The scope of subsidiaries' business activities includes ship & port services, logistics & transportation services, travel & tourism services, VIP protection services, trade & distribution, education & training consultants, and information technology.
PT Junus Internasional believes that business must continuously grow and therefore always open for partnership locally and internationally.
Our company have formed partnerships with and assist international companies in accelerating growth opportunities in Indonesia' mass-market retail channels by providing market intelligence, importation licenses, warehousing, retail distribution, consulting in growth planning and management.
PT Junus Internasional uses the motto made by one of Indonesia's National Heroes, Dr Sam Ratulangi, with "Si Tou Timou Tumou Tou" (Minahasa language), which means that "Humans live to support each other."
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The Honorable AYUB D. P. JUNUS, MSc, CMILT