Haidar Bagir is an Indonesian entrepreneur, philanthropist, author, lecturer, and the president director of the Mizan Group which he founded in 1982. Bagir teaches at the Islamic College for Advanced Studies (ICAS)/Sadra Institute in Jakarta, is the chairman of the Lazuardi Hayati Foundation for Education (an umbrella organization of a network of pre-K to K- 12 schools in several cities in Indonesia), Founder of YASMIN (a foundation for philanthropic works on community education and health in Jakarta), and chairman of IIMaN Center for the Development of Positive Sufism. He is also the editor-in-chief of Kanz Philosophia, a journal for Islamic Philosophy and Mysticism. He is also a member of the Global Compassionate Council, as well as being one of the advisers to the London-based Islamic Human Rights Commission. Bagir is also on the advisory board of the Indonesian chapter of Globethics.net, a global network of persons and institutions interested in various fields of applied ethics.