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Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
25 April 2018
Sandiaga S. Uno is one of Indonesia's most prominent young entrepreneurs and is active in the Indonesian business community. He is the co-founder of PT Saratoga Investama Sedaya Tbk and served as a President Director 2004 - 2015. He has led the investment firm to have a solid track record of profitable investments across key sectors of the Indonesian economy.
Sandiaga is a Chairman of Indonesia Association of Traditional Market Merchant, and Vice Chairman of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Cooperatives and Creative Economy of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Vice Chairman of the Indonesian Public Listed Company Association. He served as a Chairman of the Indonesia Forum Foundation (2013 - 2015), Chairman of Indonesia Swimming Federation (2013 - 2016) and Indonesian Economic Committee as a member (2010-2014) and the Chairman of the Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association (2005-2008).
Sandiaga has been actively involved in several social foundations and movements. He is the founder of Indonesia Setara Foundation, ‘Berlari untuk Berbagi' and ‘Jakarta Berlari". He is also the co-founder of Indonesian Social Entrepreneur Association (AKSI), Indonesia Innovation Technology Foundation (INOTEK) and as an Advisory Board of Mien R. Uno Foundation. He was a member of Asia Society's Asia 21 fellows, class of 2008.
Sandiaga was awarded The 2008 Indonesian Entrepreneur of the Year by Enterprise Asia and appointed as one of the torchbearers at the 2012 London Olympics.
In mid 2015, Sandiaga embarked on a new role to serve and support Indonesia's economic development as a Vice Chairperson Advisory Board of The Greater Indonesia Movement Party.
Sandiaga holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from the Wichita State University and an MBA from George Washington University. He is married with three children.
As Owner and Chief Executive Officer of the Sintesa Group (www.sintesagroup.com), Shinta is responsible for the Management and Expansion of the Group’s business interests in Indonesia. The Sintesa Group is an Indonesian group with 16 subsidiaries, which operate in the Property, Industrial Products, Energy and Consumer Products.
As a businesswoman, Shinta also involves in numerous business and social activities, including as the Vice Chairwoman of Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN Indonesia) and Employers’ Association of Indonesia (APINDO), as well as President of Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD), Founder of Angel Investment Network Indonesia (ANGIN), Chairwoman of Indonesia Business Coalition on Women Empowerment, and as International Board Member of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Shinta graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University New York in 1989 and Executive Education at Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA in 2002.
As part of her achievement, she received awards amongst others from FORBES Asia’s 50 Powerful Businesswomen (2012, 2013, & 2016) and the Asia’s Leading Businesswoman of the Year Award from Women in Leadership Forum (2013), Women Entrepreneur of the Year from Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (2014), Women of Power from Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) Abu Dhabi (2012), 30 Best CEOs by Business Indonesia Award in 2015. And this year she was decorated as the Commander of the Polar Star by the King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and the Commander of the Order of Leopold of Belgium.
Mr. Nash is the Group President and a member of the Board of Directors of Sea. Sea is the leading internet platform company for Greater Southeast Asia, which includes the key maritime Asia economies of Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia.
Sea is a market leader across Greater Southeast Asia in online games, marketplace e-commerce, and online payments. Sea’s mission is to better the lives of the people and small businesses of Greater Southeast Asia with technology. From its humble roots in 2009, Sea has grown to be the region’s largest online game platform by revenues, the largest e-commerce marketplace by daily orders, and one of the largest e-wallet payment providers by transaction value.
Mr. Nash led Sea’s landmark initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SE), which raised approximately $1 billion of primary capital and which was the largest ever U.S. IPO of a company from Greater Southeast Asia. It was one of the largest IPOs worldwide in 2017 and was also the largest ex-China emerging markets technology IPO in the U.S. since 2011.
Mr. Nash joined Sea in 2014 after more than a decade with General Atlantic (GA), most recently as the co-founder and head of GA’s Southeast Asia business. Three of Mr. Nash’s successful investments while with General Atlantic are now multi-billion dollar NYSE publicly traded companies: Genpact (global technology-enabled services), QTS (data centers and cloud computing), and now Sea. Prior to GA, Mr. Nash was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in New York.
Mr. Nash is currently one of the 15 business leaders on the World Economic Forum’s ASEAN Regional Strategy Group, which represents the largest companies in the region and is the Forum’s flagship community of regional stakeholders. The Regional Strategy Group meets with regional heads of state, provides strategic guidance to the Forum on ASEAN issues, and defines a common vision and agenda for the region’s growth and development.
Mr. Nash is also a member of the board of directors of ETPL, the commercialisation arm of Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), supporting it in driving innovation and commercialising its research outcomes.
Mr. Nash is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, a member of the global Kauffman Society, and a member of the Singapore chapter of the Young Presidents Organization. He is a former board member of the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA), the New York Private Equity Network (NYPEN) and the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council.
He received an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business in 2007, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Chemistry and Physics, magna cum laude, in 2000. In 1996 he was named a United States Presidential Scholar, one of the nation’s highest academic honors for graduating secondary school students.
Mr. Nash and his wife Phalgun are passionate about the power of the non-profit and social enterprise sector to transform society for the better. They are the co-founders of the foundation Morph.org, whose first effort is the Ramanujan Project to identify and nurture exceptional mathematics talent in emerging markets.
Ravi Thakran has been working in various leading positions at the Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessey Group (LVMH) since 2001. He has been the Group President of LVMH South & Southeast Asia and Oceania from 2007.
LVMH is the world's largest luxury goods company with over USD 50 Billion in revenue and USD 7 Billion in profit. The group owns over 70 world famous brands including Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Fendi, Tag Heuer, Hublot, DFS, Sephora, Moët & Chandon, Dom Perignon and others.
Ravi Thakran is also the founder of L Capital Asia. From its foundation in 2010 the fund has invested USD 3 Billion in 27 companies across Asia Pacific; including leading companies in India like PVR and Fab India.
In 2016, Ravi Thakran led his team for a merger with America's largest consumer focussed Private Equity fund formed through the partnership of Catterton, LVMH and Groupe Arnault.
Ravi Thakran is now the Chairman and Managing Partner of the merged entity called L Catterton, now the world's largest consumer focused Private Equity fund with over USD 15 Billion of assets under management; operating six distinct fund strategies out of seventeen offices located across five continents.
Prior to his time in LVMH, he had held senior management positions at the Swatch Group, Nike and the Tata Group. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Since April 2016, Dave is head of Asia for CDPQ, based in Singapore, with the mandate to develop and maintain strong relationships with private and governmental key stakeholders in China, India and South-East Asia. He will also assist the different investment teams (i.e. Private Equity, Infrastructure, funds and real estate) in the selection of Partners and transaction analysis in the local/regional markets.
From 2013 to March 2016, Dave led the risk function for a 25.0B$ Private Equity and 14.0Bs$ Infrastructure portfolio.
Previously, Dave was Head of the Office of Investments of McGill University from 2009 to 2013 which provides oversight and management of McGill University Pension Plan and Endowment Fund. He was responsible for the formulation and implementation of long-term investment strategies, selection and monitoring of fund managers, and ongoing management of risk and performance. He also ensured that the Pension Investment Committee was supported and advised at the highest level.
From 1998 to 2009, Dave was part of the Private Equity group of CDPQ. Based in the Paris office of CDPQ from 2001 to 2005, Dave was responsible for the origination, deal execution, value creation and exit strategy of the TMT investments in North America, Europe and Asia. Dave acted as a Board Director and member of audit committee of many Portfolio companies.
Dave graduated in Civil Engineering from Laval University and obtained an MBA from HEC in Montreal. He also holds the CFA and FRM designations.
Michael Montelibano is presently Head of Business Development for Ayala Corporation, where he leads Ayala's Business Development team in analyzing new sectors/markets outside of Ayala Corporation's core businesses, in the Philippines and in the Asia region. He is also a Director of certain affiliate and subsidiary companies of AC Healthcare, the healthcare holding company of Ayala, including the Generika Drugstore Group and the Family Doc chain of primary care clinics.
Mr. Montelibano originates and executes investment transactions and partnerships in the in the domestic healthcare and logistics sectors, and as well in select ASEAN markets, including Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar. He also provides management oversight on Ayala Corporation's investee companies in Vietnam, including participation in Board and Investment Committee meetings. He also heads Ayala Corporation's Innovation Team in identifying new technologies that have significant impact on the operations of the Ayala group of companies, in close collaboration with Ayala business units, external technology experts, and the academic community.
Prior to joining Ayala in 2013, Mr. Montelibano was a PPP Specialist with the Southeast Asia Regional Department at the Asian Development Bank in Manila from 2007 to 2012, where he underwrote and processed sovereign and nonsovereign loans, equity investments and technical assistance grants in the infrastructure and Islamic finance sectors for ADB's clients. In this capacity, he also advised government agencies in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam on the optimal legislation and institutional framework to support private sector investment in infrastructure projects, primarily via PPPs.
Mr. Montelibano has also held middle management roles at Jones Lang LaSalle (2006-2007; Singapore), DBS Bank (2004-2005; Singapore), Deutsche Bank (1999-2004; Hong Kong), and Security Capital Group (1995-1998; Chicago), primarily in the areas of real estate investment banking and private equity. He graduated with an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley (1995), and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at San Diego (1990).
Mr. Montelibano is presently Head of Business Development for Ayala Corporation, where he leads Ayala's Business Development team in analyzing new sectors/markets outside of Ayala Corporation's core businesses, in the Philippines and in the Asia region. He is also a Director of certain affiliate and subsidiary companies of AC Healthcare, the healthcare holding company of Ayala, including the Generika Drugstore Group and the Family Doc chain of primary care clinics.
Mr. Pravan Malhotra, Venture Capital, International Finance Corporation
Mr. Malhotra heads Internet Investments in Asia for the Venture Capital team at the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group. IFC has invested over $1 billion in venture capital investments in VC Funds and directly into Internet, HealthTech, EduTech and CleanTech companies. His investments include Lenskart, BigBasket, NephroPlus, Moglix, Azure Power and Portea Medical in India and Jungle Ventures, Jungle SeedPlus, Oway and Reddoorz in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining IFC, Pravan was a Principal with ORIX Venture Finance in New York and started his career in investment banking. Mr. Malhotra holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is based in Singapore.
Dayu Dara Permata is currently VP at PT. GO-JEK Indonesia, previously a consultant with McKinsey & Company. At GO-JEK, Dayu cofounded & spearheads Go-LIFE, a non-transportation business line of GO-JEK. As a consultant, has served various clients rom public and private sectors focusing around ASEAN & emerging markets on topics of innovation, change management, investment and infrastructure financing, corporate transformation and strategy, banking and financial sector, and technology implementation.
Daniel Mallo is responsible for Société Générale's Energy, Infrastructure and Metals & Mining practice in Asia Pacific. The team's activities include conventional and renewable power, oil & gas, LNG, base and precious metals, transportation and social infrastructure. He is based in Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director in Société Générale's New York-based Energy Project Finance Group, where he was responsible for originating and executing transactions in the conventional power, renewable energy, LNG and oil & gas sectors in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Daniel has over 18 years of experience in structured finance and has focused on the Energy and Natural Resources sectors for the past 15 years.
Mr. Mallo graduated from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Paris.
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