Garibaldi Thohir was born in Indonesia. Garibaldi Thohir is the President Director and a shareholder in Adaro Energy, one of the world's top coal exporters. With partners, Thohir took over Adaro Energy from an Australian company 12 years ago. Through its subsidiary, Adaro Power is currently building the biggest power plant in Southeast Asia to be completed in 2019. Thohir also distributes Honda motorcyles and has a majority share in BFI Finance.