Endy M. Bayuni, is an Indonesian journalist with 39 years of experience. He is senior editor and advisor to the Board of Editors of the English-language news media outlet The Jakarta Post. He served as its editor-in-chief in 2004-2010 and in 2016-2018. He now writes commentaries on topics such as Indonesia’s transformation to democracy and its international relations, the role of political Islam and the changing media landscape — which are published in The Jakarta Post and international publications, including Nikkei Asia Review and Strait Times of Singapore. In May 2020, he was appointed to the inaugural independent Oversight Board for Facebook. He sits on various boards, including TIFA Foundation, Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial (Hivos Indonesia), the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), the Conversation Indonesia, and the International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ). He is recipient of the East West Center Senior Fellowship at Washington DC office in 2010, the Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University in 2003-2004, and the Jefferson Fellowship at the East West Center of the University of Hawaii in 1999. He received his bachelor of arts degree in economics at the Kingston University in UK in 1981.