Armansyah Yamin was born in Teluk Betung, Lampung in 1953. He graduated from Indonesian Academy of Aviation in Jakarta in 1972. He took several educations: Instructor and Test Pilot Program British Aerospace, Manchester, United Kingdom (1976) and Airline Management Course Philippine Airlines, Philippine University, Manila (1978). He also studied at Institute Commodity of London, United Kingdom (1986-1987). He was appointed as Commissioner on June 2009, while currently he also holds the position of Commissioner at PT Bakrieland Development Tbk. He began his career at the Bakrie Group as Special Project Manager for PT Bakrie & Brothers (1985-1986), Head of Representative for Mindo Commodity Europe Hamburg, Germany (1987-1991), Managing Director for Lewis & Peat International, Singapore (1991-1993), Vice President Director for Bakrie Trading (1993- 1998), President Commissioner for PT Asuransi Ikrar Lloyd (1998- 2002) President Director for Perusda Bersujud, South Kalimantan (2003-2007) and President Director for PT Arm & Ken Investment (2007-2011).