Edwin Soeryadjaya, an Indonesian Citizen, was appointed as the Company’s President Commissioner by the Extraordinary GMS on 22 January 1997 until currently, and also serves as the Supervisor of the investment Committee of the Company and the member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He is also one of the main shareholders of the Company and is affiliated with Michael W.P. Soeryadjaya, the President Director of the Company and Joyce Soeryadjaya Kerr, the Commissioner of the Company.
He started his career in 1978 at Astra International, one of Indonesia’s largest diversified conglomerates founded by his father. In 1993, he left his position as the Vice President Director and co-founded the Company which focuses on three pillars, i.e. natural resources, infrastructure and consumer products. In 1995, under a KSO scheme designed by the Government of Indonesia in cooperation with the World Bank, Edwin successfully led AriaWest team to win a 15-year KSO worth of +USD900,000,000.
He currently serves as the President Commissioner of PT Adaro Energy Tbk. (coal & energy), PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk. (telecommunication towers), PT Mitra Pinasthika Mustika Tbk. (consumer automotive) and PT Merdeka Copper Gold Tbk. (gold and copper mining). He is also the Chairman (Non-Executive) in Interra Resources Limited (oil and gas). A long-time proponent of education, he remains active in the community through his roles as co-founder of the William Lily Foundation and the member of the Board of Trustees of Ora Et Labora Foundation.
Edwin Soeryadjaya graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1974 and was awarded as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010.