AIYA Jakarta is a non-government organisation run by both Australian and Indonesian young professionals in aims to strengthen the relationship between the two countries.
As the capital city of Jakarta is a centre of business activities, diverse ethnicities and races come together in this city of dreams full of promise. And so, AIYA did not think twice upon its decision to open a chapter in the city that never sleeps in 2013. Australia’s two-way trade with Indonesia was worth $14.6 billion in 2012, and as Indonesia’s economy continues to grow rapidly, there will be opportunities for many Australian businesses to benefit from forging a stronger relationship with their counterparts.
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Greg Reynolds : President
Greg is an Australian lawyer working in international development and partnership building. His journey in Indonesia began when he moved to Jakarta on an Australian Volunteers in International Development project as an advisor to an Indonesian NGO, Yayasan Hidung Merah. Since then he has become keenly interested in Indonesian culture and Bahasa Indonesia, with a particular passion for Indonesian cooking. Greg holds a Bachelor of International Studies (Honours), Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Graduate Diploma
of Legal Practice from the University of Adelaide. He is currently the Indonesia Program Manager at International Internships, and is responsible for managing its external relationships. He believes that partnerships between Australia and Indonesia will play a significant role in the future of both nations.
Murray Buchanan : Vice-President (Internal Affairs) of AIYA Jakarta.
He is enrolled at the University of Queensland where he is completing a dual degree of Law and Arts majoring in International Relations and Economics. As a recipient of a New Colombo Plan, he has spent the last year in Jakarta, at first on exchange at Universitas Indonesia and now interning at the Ombudsman Republik Indonesia.
Kevin Endravian : Vice-President (External Affairs) of AIYA Jakarta.
He is Currently consulting for the largest language education company in Indonesia. Interested in the Asia Pacific region and in particular diplomacy and trade between Australia, China and Indonesia. Ignatius enjoys karaoke sessions with close friends,tries his best to stay fit despite being tempted by delicious but not so healthy food in Jakarta and is a proud Manchester City supporter.
Wishnu Pratama : Executive Committee
Wisnu is a student in Institute of Transportation And Logistics Trisakti with major management logistic and materials. besides that, He is active in some organisations outside his college. such as co-founder of ISC (Indonesia Scholarship Community) and event officer at AIYA (Australia-Indonesia Youth Association) chapter Jakarta in period 2018-2019. Learning new things is his passion because the more he knows the more he can do and achieve.
Humam Dawa : Treasurer
Besides studying economics, Humam is keen on learning something new every time. He now tries to strengthen his data skills with R and Python in order to keep pace with the growing demand for data scientists and massive development of Industry 4.0. In addition, he actively invests on mutual funds, stocks, commodities, and peer-to-peer lending. During his free time, he loves to read books, swim, jog, have a cup of coffee with friends.
Aulia Rifqiandono : Communication Officer (Media Strategist)
Last Updated 19 September 2018.