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Dr. Tanri Abeng, MBA

Dr. Tanri Abeng, MBA

Board of Advisor

Tanri Abeng lahir di Selayar, Propinsi Sulawesi Selatan tanggal 7 Maret 1942, dari sebuah keluarga miskin. Ia belajar dengan keras, sambil juga mencari uang untuk menopang kebutuhan sehari-harinya.

Sikap tidak mau menyerahnya terhadap keadaan terbukti membuahkan hasil. Ia terpilih sebagai peserta program pertukaran pelajar American Field Service. Kemudian ia meneruskan kuliah di Universitas Hasanudin. Ketika jadi mahasiswa Tanri memperoleh beasiswa untuk mengambil Master of Business Administration dari State University, New York.

Selulus MBA, dimulai dari management trainee di Amerika Serikat, Tanri dalam waktu singkat pada usia 29 tahun sudah menduduki jabatan direktur keuangan dan Corporate Secretary di perusahaan multinasional tersebut.

Tahun 1979 Tanri pindah, menjadi Chief Executive Officer di Multi Bintang dan berhasil mengangkat perusahaan multinasional ini menjadi bintang pasar minuman di Indonesia. 

Tahun 1991 Tanri mencari tantangan baru dengan menjadi CEO di Bakrie Brothers, namun tetap diminta menjadi Non executive chairman di Multi Bintang. Di Bakrie ia juga melakukan turn around dengan melakukan restrukturisasi, profitisasi, dan akhirnya menjadi perusahaan publik.

Sementara itu, ia juga memegang banyak posisi senior non eksekutif di banyak organisasi kepemerintahan dan LSM seperti Komisi Pendidikan Nasional, Badan Promosi Pariwisata, Dana Mitra Lingkungan, Asosiasi Indonesia Imggris, Institut Asia-Australia, Yayasan Mitra Mandiri, dan sebagainya. 

Terakhir, ia dipercaya menjadi Menteri Negara Pendayagunaan BUMN dari 25 Mei sampai dengan 13 Oktober 1999. Saat ini Tanri lebih memilih fokus di dunia pendidikan, ditandai dengan dibangunnya Universitas bernama Tanri Abeng University.

Muhammad Edhie Purnawan, PhD

Muhammad Edhie Purnawan, PhD

Board of Advisor

Muhammad Edhie Purnawan, SE, MA, PhD earned his doctorate degree (PhD) in monetary and financial economics from the Department of Economics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia. He obtained his master degree (MA) majoring in economics from Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, and bachelor degree in economics (SE) from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

He is now serving as executive member at the BSBI (Badan Supervisi Bank Indonesia/Bank Indonesia Supervisory Board), conducting supervision to the Bank Indonesia in Jakarta (head quarter office), supervision to the local BI branches (KPw DN/Kantor Perwakilan BI Dalam Negeri), and supervision to the BI branches overseas (KPw LN/Kantor Perwakilan BI Luar Negeri in London, New York, Singapore, Tokyo, and Beijing). The areas of supervision of BSBI are as follows: (1) finance, (2) operation, (3) investment, (4) governance, and (5) special cases of Bank Indonesia. The supervision to those five aspects is to enhance accountability, independency, transparency, and credibility of Bank Indonesia (based on Law the Republic of Indonesia No. 3/2004 on Amendment to Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 23/1999 about Bank Indonesia).

As the university lecturer at UGM, he has been teaching courses such  as Monetary Economics, Financial Economics, the Central Banking, Bank and Nonbank Financial Institutions, Mathematical Economics, Statistics for Economics and Business, and Econometrics courses at  undergraduate and/or at postgraduate programs at the Faculty of Economics and Business UGM.

Also at UGM, he previously served as the Vice Dean for Research, Community Services, Alumni, and Collaboration. He also previously served as the head of Undergraduate Program in Economics at the Department of Economics, and the head of Macroeconomic Dashboard Research Program, as well as previously he served as Special Staff to the Rector of UGM (Prof. Soedjarwadi, M. Eng., PhD) for external policy implementation for four years, especially for creating innovative new networks and collaborations with overseas universities and institutions, with private businesses, with government institutions, with prominent persons, as well as with community surroundings.

At the Bank of Indonesia, he serves as Dewan Pengarah/Streering Committee of KAKBI (Kebijakan Akuntansi Keuangan Bank Indonesia/Bank Indonesia Financial Accounting Policy), a faculty members at BINS (Bank Indonesia Institute), and a member of FRSK (Forum Riset Stabilitas Keuangan/Research Forum on Financial Stability) at Department of Macoprudential Policy, BI. He has been invited frequently as a speaker at (international) conference/forum especially for the topics of Indonesian macroeconomic outlook, monetary policy, macroprudential policy, exchange rate policy, and CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency), digital economy/currency, and other topics related to central banking. An example of his central bank conference presentation is the Central Bank Finance: Central Bank Financial Instruments, Challenges, Prospects, and Accountability—session with the head of IMF Resident in Jakarta, Indonesia Representative Office.

In financial practices, he has a position as Independent Commissioner at Tokyo Century Corporation (TCC) — a Jakarta representative branch of multinational company which head quarter is in Tokyo, Japan. As an independent commissioner he is also the head of Audit Committee at TCC Jakarta office. Amongst important scopes of surveillance are on finance, human resources, and approval of new director. In professional practices, he previously was the leader for academic team at PPATK (Pusat Pelaporan dan Analisis Transaksi Keuangan/the Indonesian Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre) for creating Index of Antimoney Laundering and Index of Antiterrorism Funding. Also, he is invited by the Minister of National Development Planning of Indonesia to be a member of FMS (Forum Masyarakat Statistik/Statistics Society Forum) to give recommendation and consideration on statistics to BPS (Badan Pusat Statistics/Statistics Indonesia). The members of FMS comprises of government officials, experts, practitioners, and prominent public figure (based on Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 16/1997 about Statistics).

In the professional economist organisation, under the Chief of PP ISEI (the Governor of Bank Indonesia), he is the Chief of International Collaboration Affairs with the assignments of making projection of bilateral and multilateral collaboration with international agencies/institutions such as IMF, OECD, WB, ADB, IDB, and ASEAN. He previously was the secretary and active member to the MONFINBANK FG (Monetary, Financial Institutions, and Banking Focus Group) at Indonesian Economist Association at the head quarter, conducting forum discussions, seminars, press conference with bankers, financial institution directors, as well as with financial regulators.

In international forum as a scholar, he has been enthusiastically giving the presentation on the issues in banking, risk management, monetary and macroprudential policy, financial stability, network analytics, and central bank digital currency. Also, he has been serving as a visiting professor at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences (Germany) teaching for the subjects of (1) Financial Economics: Theory and Analysis, and (2) Global Economic Framework, and also at Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences (Germany) for the subject of Computer- Aided Financial Analysis: Value at Risk (V@R).

Finally, he has been invited by the Chief General of BIN (Badan Intelijen Negara/Indonesian State Intelligence Agency) General Prof. Dr. Budi Gunawan, as an expert team for Deputy IV of the Economy— serving to General Satriya Harry Prasetya, followed by General Suroso Hadi Siswoyo, then followed by General Alberto P. Simanjuntak, and now is by General Bambang Sunarwibowo, for advising them on the issues in banking, financial markets, and the macroeconomy – especially banking, financial, and macroeconomic outlook as well making networks to the financial players as well as financial regulators.

Dede Farhan Aulawi

Dede Farhan Aulawi

Board of Advisor

Dede Farhan Aulawi adalah seorang engineer, ekonom, motivator, dan juga merupakan dosen tidak tetap di beberapa perguruan tinggi baik di Bandung maupun di Jakarta. Memulai karir sebagai seorang engineer di Industri Peralatan Pabrik PT. Pupuk Kaltim, beliau kemudian memiliki karir yang panjang di PT. NTP - Dirgantara Indonesia mulai dari maintenance planner, maintenance engineer, sampai quality system & assurance. Pernah menjabat sebagai Komisioner Komite Nasional Keselamatan Transportasi, dan akhirnya saat ini dipercaya sebagai Komisioner Kepolisian Nasional (Kompolnas) dari Tokoh Masyarakat.

Sebagai engineer beliau aktif membantu dan mengembangkan industry kecil manufaktur. Sebagai ekonom aktif mengembangkan kewirausahaan dan koperasi, bahkan pernah menjabat dua kali kepengurusan di Pusat Koperasi Kredit Jawa Barat sampai wakil Ketua Induk Koperasi Kredit. Sebagai motivator banyak memberi motivasi di banyak tempat, perusahaan sampai instansi pemerintah.

Kesederhanaan merupakan ciri khas yang melekat. Posisinya sebagai salah seorang pejabat Negara tidak membuatnya lupa. Ia tetap dekat dan melayani masyarakat yang memerlukan bantuannya. Saat ini juga mendirikan RUMPPI (Rumah Para Pecinta Ilmu), yaitu tempat yang nyaman untuk berbagi pengetahuan dan pengalaman dengan multi disiplin ilmu.

Prof. Taruna Ikrar

Prof. Taruna Ikrar

Co-founder NeuroLeadership Indonesia; Pakar Neurosains; Dean at International School of Biomedical Science, Pacific Health Sciences University, California, USA

Dr. Taruna Ikrar, MD, MPharm, PhD, is an internationally-recognized physician, pharmacologist, and biomedical scientist with more than 20 years of experience practicing medicine as a licensed physician, conducting peer-approved biomedical research, and mentoring doctoral and post-doctoral students in university & clinical settings.

Over the past decade, Dr. Ikrar's ground-breaking biomedical approaches have helped produce dozens of peer-reviewed publications, some of which have appeared in the world's leading scientific journals (including Nature, Circulation, American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Physiology, Neuron, and Frontiers in Neural Circuits), and have earned major public funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).​ Dr. Ikrar has served on the academic faculties of several world-class research universities in various capacities, including Niigata University in Japan and the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Currently, Dr. Ikrar is appointed to serve on the founding administration of the Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) as its Vice-President & Dean of Biomedical Sciences, and serves on the Faculty of its International School of Biomedical Sciences (ISB) as Full Professor of Biomedical Sciences.

Jesse Monintja

Jesse Monintja

Co-founder NeuroLeadership Indonesia

Jesse Monintja adalah psychologist, counselor khusus adiksi dan mental health. Ketua Yayasan Bangkit Mandiri yang membangun community based unit disetiap kecamatan untuk menanggulangi pengguna narkoba. Pimpinan Center of Human Behavior, Inter-Nation HealthCare Education di Jakarta dan Bandung. 

Roy T. Amboro

Roy T. Amboro

Co-founder NeuroLeadership Indonesia

Roy adalah Founder dan Managing Partner Proaktif Insani Mulia. Roy juga aktif sebagai member NeuroLeadership Institute. Dengan pengalaman 20 tahun di bidang pengembangan Leadership dan Manajemen Eksekusi, Roy banyak melakukan terobosan dan penggagasan, antara lain: Indonesia Leadership Forum, sebuah forum diskusi pertukaran ide dan kreasi dari para Leader dan “gamechanger” dalam melakukan terobosan yang berdampak pada bisnis, ekonomi dan sosial, ILDP (Integrated Leadership Development Program), sebuah platform dan framework pengembangan kepemimpinan holistic berbasis brain & strength based approach; dan SLBC (Strength Based Leader as Coach), yaitu program pengembangan leader as coach level advance berbasis neuroscience dan positive psychology yang berorientasi pada achievement.

DR. dr. Tauhid Nur Azhar, Msi.Med

DR. dr. Tauhid Nur Azhar, Msi.Med

Board of Advisor NeuroLeadership Indonesia; Pengamat Neurosains

Tauhid Nur Azhar mengenyam pendidikan tinggi di Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Diponegoro Semarang. Saat lulus mendapat kesempatan menjadi staf akademik di Bagian Biologi Medik FK-Undip sambil menyelesaikan program Magister Ilmu Biomedik di Universitas yang sama. Beruntung program S2 yang diikuti ini adalah program baru yang memungkinkannya untuk mendapatkan pendidikan tambahan di FKUI. Khususnya di bidang Patologi Hati dan Patologi Eksperimental.

Berangkat dari keminatan di bidang Patobiologi, dan Patologi Hati, serta Patologi Eksperimental, Tauhid mendapat kesempatan untuk melanjutkan studi doktoral di bidang Imunologi. Belakangan hari keminatan ini berfokus pada psikoneuroimunologi. Mendapat beasiswa dari Quality of Undergraduate Education World Bank, banyak ide penelitian yang kelak di kemudian hari maujud sebagai bentuk riset kongkret di berbagai pusat penelitian. Gemar membangun penelitian kolaboratif interdisipliner yang pada gilirannya membawa Tauhid banyak melakukan penelitian kerjasama dengan para peneliti fisika, transportasi, tata ruang wilayah, biomedik, komunikasi, ekonomi, filsafat, sosial, dan juga psikologi. Salah satu inovasi yang pernah digagas adalah alat transplantasi sel hati (hepatosit) yang pengembangannya justru terjadi bertahun-tahun kemudian dan menjadi bagian dari terapi sel punca (stem cell). Bersama tim mahasiswa bimbingan yang solid pernah membawa Indonesia menjadi juara dunia di bidang aplikasi ICT di World Telecommunication Congress Barcelona dan menjadi finalis global di Microsoft Imagine Cup Polandia, USA, dan Australia. Saat ini banyak berkecimpung dalam penelitian neurosains terapan dan mengajar di beberapa corporate university. Telah menulis sekitar 40 buku sains populer dan beberapa belas artikel di jurnal ilmiah.

Supra Wimbarti, MSc, Ph.D

Supra Wimbarti, MSc, Ph.D

Board of Advisor

Dekan Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Gadjah mada.

Sebelum jadi Dekan, Ibu Supra sempat menduduki sejumlah jabatan penting di Kantor Pusat UGM yakni Sekretaris Eksekutif, Direktur SDM, serta senator. Pengalaman tersebut dirasa Supra sangat membantunya dalam menjalankan tugas sebagai Dekan.

Selain itu ia juga terbantu dengan pengalaman menjadi reviewer Dikti dan reviewer World Bank. Sebagai reviewer ia banyak mendatangi universitas dan berbagai fakultas di seluruh Indonesia memberikan saran pengembangan serta mereview proposal serta capaian dari tahun ke tahun.