Who We Are
Socrates Rudy, Ph.DChairman
Rudy has more than twenty five years of experiences throughout various industries in Indonesia, ranging from energy such as power plant and coal mining to banking and telecommunication. Prior to ASA, he held and worked on Director level in several public listed companies in Indonesia. His specialties are as a strategist for investment, structuring, and business development. He has close networking to many key business people in Indonesia. Alumni from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Indonesia and has a Ph.D on global economy from Yokohama National University in Japan.
Bowo Witjaksono Suhardjo, ChFC, CFPAdvisor
Bowo started his more than 25 years of career in the capital market and financial industry in PT Bank Niaga Tbk. (now PT CIMB Niaga Tbk.), PT Kliring Deposit Efek Indonesia (the Indonesia securities depository and clearing company), and becoming Board of Director of PT Danareksa Investment Management, PT Recapital Asset Management. HIs expertise ranging from wealth management, operations, product development, investment management and strategic partnership. Currently, he is the Vice Chairman of Indonesian Investment Managers Association, Immediate Past Chairman of Financial Planner Association of Indonesia (“FPAIndonesia”) and active in Asia Pacific Financial Services Association (“APFinSA”). Also he is the Member of REDD+ Task Force of President’s Unit for Development Control and Monitoring (“UKP4″), Member of Funding Task Force of Indonesia National Council on Climate Change (“DNPI”). Previously, he was active in Indonesian Mutual Fund Association (“APRDI”) for years with his last position was as the Vice Chairman.
Andy Laver Sirait, MBAManaging Director
Andy has years of experience in corporate strategy and business planning. Prior to ASA, Andy was living in Japan, working for Deutsche Bank Group and Citigroup, mostly in the CFO team. During his time in Japan, he was the Chairman of Indonesian Community in Japan and had built an extensive network with financial industry, IT industry, and government people from both countries. He enjoys sports and an enthusiast photographer. Bachelor degree from Universitas Padjadjaran and MBA degree from Universitas Gadjah Mada and International University of Japan.
Henrique Castro, MADirector
Henrique has an extensive background in Recruitment and Business Development. Previously, he was a Senior Consultant for one of the top Consulting firms in Indonesia where he was consistently over achieved his sales targets and awarded twice as Best Consultant. He holds a Master degree in Economics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and used to work in the capital markets industry in Portugal. After arriving in Indonesia to work in the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, he decided to move to the Recruitment Industry, where he attained remarkable success and built his network across Indonesia and Asia Pacific. Besides his professional life, Henrique is a passionate and competitive sports practitioner, including Canoeing, Futsal, Surfing, Muay Thai, and is an avid reader of Literature and Economics books.
Jati has years of experiences in research and investment. Currently, he is also a VP Investment in Asia Strategic Advisory and assigned as a Director in Asia Strategic Human Capital. Prior to ASA, Jati worked as a Head of Research at Warta Ekonomi Intelligence Unit and Economist and Researcher at reputable economic research firms in Indonesia. Jati is an avid writer and he has published more than 40 articles on finance & economics topic through academics journal, book, and printed media. His bachelor degree from Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia, majoring in Accounting.