Indonesia’s Future Economy
INDONESIA STUDIES PROGRAMME SEMINAR
About the Speaker
Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno is one of Indonesia’s most prominent young entrepreneurs and political figures. He was elected as vice governor of Jakarta in October 2017, and is now running for Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia 2019-2024, alongside presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto.
Sandiaga is the co-founder of PT Saratoga Investama Sedaya Tbk., the first and the biggest publicly listed active investment company in Indonesia. He served as President Director of Saratoga from 2004 – 2015. He has led the investment firm to have a solid track record of profitable investments across key sectors of the Indonesian economy. Since 2005, he has actively contributed to the Indonesian business community by serving as Chairman for several well-known national associations and foundations.
In April 2015, Sandiaga began a new journey to serve and support Indonesia’s economic development. He led the development of The Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra)’s economic platform for Indonesia as Vice Chair of the Advisory Board 2015 – 2018.
Sandiaga is currently a PhD candidate at Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia), focusing on Strategic Management. In October 2016, he received a title of Distinguished Research Professor in Residence from the George Washington University. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with the highest distinction of Summa Cum Laude.
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