Shaping International Education

Text: Aulia R. Sungkar. Images: Courtesy of Sampoerna Schools System. Dr. Marshall Schott is taking his leadership role to scale Sampoerna Schools System to greater heights. With over 18 years of experience under his belt, Dr. Marshall Schott was recruited by Sampoerna to lend its expertise in helping make Sampoerna Schools System a comprehensive education institution which fully complies with Indonesian law and regulations whilst maintaining a higher international standard. The Chief … [Read more...]

Ciputra: Developing to Empower the Next Generation

Interview by Aulia R. Sungkar Photo by Bagus Tri Laksono Originally published in the 14th anniversary edition of Indonesia Design, Dec 2017. The figure of Dr. (HC) Ir. Ciputra has inked in the history of property development in Indonesia. With over 50 years of property expertise under his belt, he has successfully built milestones with uncountable numbers of property products from Sumatra all the way to Papua as well as in other countries like Vietnam, China, Cambodia and India. His venture i … [Read more...]

Cosmas Batubara: National Housing Mastermind

Interview by Aulia R. Sungkar Photos by Bagus Tri Laksono Originally published in the 14th anniversary edition of Indonesia Design, Dec 2017. Cosmas Batubara is one of the most consistent figures when it comes to playing a role in the country’s property development. He once took roles as minister of public housing and minister of manpower during the late Soeharto’s administration, and has until today involved with numerous property projects. His long-standing experience, outstanding leaders … [Read more...]

Hendro S. Gondokusumo: On the Right Track

Interview by Aulia R. Sungkar Photos by Bagus Tri Laksono Originally published in the 14th anniversary edition of Indonesia Design,  Dec 2017 It has been more than four decades since Hendro S. Gondokusumo founded his property company in the early 1970s. He started his venture with construction of housing compound projects of Cilandak Garden Housing in South Jakarta and Darmo Satellite Town in Surabaya. Listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) since 1990, PT Intiland Development Tbk as t … [Read more...]

Jean-Pierre Diserens – The Financial Visionary

Originally published in Registry Indonesia in Nov-Dec 2017 Indonesia is one of the economies the world has been eyeing on in the last few years. Also worth the mentioning is this world’s largest archipelago is seen as a country with remarkable resilience in the face of crisis. For instance, during the 2008-2009 crisis - which rocked the U.S., many European countries, and some Asia’s major economies, including China and India – the country managed to score presentable annual growth despite the … [Read more...]

Marlienna Suwito: Inspired by Nature

Originally published in Registry Indonesia, Sept-Oct 2017 edition. Photos: Rudi Wicaksono Marlienna Suwito had never planned to breed bird’s nests. Seeing the movements of a flock of swallows flying in her husband’s oil palm plantation in Pontianak, West Kalimantan later changed the course of her destiny. In this wilderness part of Pontianak, she in 2006 set up a swallow house, and it has ever since drawn the birds to roost. “It took me a year to build the house. Drawing swallows to roo … [Read more...]

Dr. Alessandro Liberatori: Strengthening Ties

Originally published in Registry Indonesia, Sept-Oct 2017 edition. Photos: Rendy Kairupan This year marks the 68th anniversary of Indonesia-Italy bilateral relations and the 38th for the presence of ITA office in Indonesia. “And there has been a growing awareness of the economic opportunities in both trade and investment here in Indonesia,” says Dr. Alessandro Liberatori, the director of Italian Trade Agency (ITA) in Jakarta, a government organisation that also functions as Trade Pro … [Read more...]

Inne Noor Jalankan Bisnis Furnitur Berbekal Ilmu Konsultan

By: Eddy Dwinanto Iskandar Artikel ini diambil dari swa.co.id Pengalaman sebagai konsultan ternyata bisa menjadi bekal penting untuk terjun sebagai pengusaha. Ini dialami Inne Noor, seorang konsultan keuangan dan bisnis yang beralih menjadi pengusaha furnitur 13 tahun silam. Bekal keahlian analisis bisnis, proyeksi keuangan, sampai manajemen operasional diaplikasikan ketika Inne dan rekannya mengakuisisi perusahaan furnitur PT Rapi Cipta Indah pada 2004. Sejak itu, perusahaan furnitur … [Read more...]

Paulus Sutisna: Man on the Move

Paulus Sutisna, president director of Bank DBS Indonesia, steps into his office in a sleek suit and an avuncular smile, as he greets Registry Indonesia team during a photo shoot. The office has a vibrant atmosphere that reflects the dynamic of leaders and employees interaction. As a banker and business leader, Paulus recalls what it takes to climb him to the top position in his career. Started as a Citibank management trainee back in 1989, he then assumed the role of deputy credit … [Read more...]

Tommy Singgih: Leading with Vision

Along with the rapid growth of technology, people demand more convenient way of how they conduct transactions. “And the world is in the making of cashless societies, everywhere including Indonesia,” says Tommy Singgih, director of Mastercard Indonesia. Over an afternoon chat in his office in South Jakarta’s elite area, Tommy says that what sets the increasing trend of digital payments is their convenience especially when compared to traditional payment method. “You just need to tap your car … [Read more...]