Putera Sampoerna

Chairman

Mr. Sampoerna founded the Putera Sampoerna Foundation in 2001 and has been involved in philanthropic work throughout ASEAN for over 25 years. He founded and currently directs the Sampoerna Strategic Group, which has a global portfolio of diversified businesses.

Katie Sampoerna

Member

Wife of Mr. Putera Sampoerna. She has been involved in charities and family philanthropic activities throughout ASEAN for over 25 years. Mrs. Sampoerna has been “on point” for numerous company design initiatives for Sampoerna family businesses, as well as for Putera Sampoerna Foundation. She directed the establishment of the Sampoerna Museum in Surabaya.

Jonathan Bradford Sampoerna

Member

Eldest son of Mr. Putera Sampoerna, Mr. Jonathan Sampoerna received a degree in finance from Texas A&M University, and later worked in Hong Kong under the guidance of Dr. Marc Faber, an internationally renowned investment strategist. He also has directed the business development arm of the Sampoerna family trading companies.

Farah Khristina Sampoerna

Member

Youngest daughter of Mr. Putera Sampoerna, Ms. Farah Sampoerna studied in Asia and the United States, receiving a degree in Fashion Design and Merchandising at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, US. After initially working with a fashion house in New York, she has taken a sabbatical to raise her sons.

Michael Sampoerna

Member

The youngest son of Mr. Putera Sampoerna. Formerly president director of PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna and president commissioner of a number of its subsidiary companies. Mr. Michael Sampoerna studied at the London School of Economics in the UK. Currently, he is the Sampoerna Strategic Group’s chief of operations.

Edward Frankel

Member

Formerly the group chief operating officer and a director for PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna, Mr. Frankel has worked for Sampoerna companies for over 25 years. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s degree in administration from the University of Portland.

Jacqueline Michelle Sampoerna

Chairperson

Eldest daughter of Mr. Putera Sampoerna. Formerly communications manager at PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna and director of Sampoerna Jones Designs, Ms. Michelle Sampoerna received her bachelor’s degree in mass communication from St. Mary’s College in California. She was “on point” with her father for all preliminary research and planning regarding the Putera Sampoerna Foundation and has led the foundation since its inception.

Ekadharmajanto Kasih

Member

Formerly a director and chief financial officer of PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna, Mr. Kasih has spent over 25 years in financial control. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Indonesia, where he currently serves as an economics lecturer. Mr. Kasih is currently an independent commissioner of Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna, an executive at Sampoerna Strategic Group and president director of PT Sampoerna Agro.

Bambang Sulistyo

Member

Mr. Sulistyo is a commissioner of PT Sampoerna Telekomunikasi Indonesia. He formerly served as commissioner of PT Sungai Rangit, as well as the Indonesian head of production and country head of Myanmar for PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna. He earned a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Dortmund in Germany.

Arief T. Surowidjojo

Member

Mr. Surowidjojo is a founding partner of the law firm Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo. He is a senior lecturer on the law faculty at the University of Indonesia and one of the founders and a former chairman of the supervisory board for Transparency International Indonesia. He received his bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Indonesia and master’s in law from the University of Washington in the United States.

Niken Rachmad

Member

Ms. Rachmad joined PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna in 1998 as head of corporate communications, and was subsequently appointed communications director in 2006. In 2009, she was appointed as corporate affairs advisor, and was named a commissioner in January 2011. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Gadjah Mada in 1972.

Yos Adiguna Ginting

Member

Yos Adiguna Ginting began his career as manager for strategic alliances at PT Indah Kiat Pulp and Paper. He earned a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry at the University of Tasmania in Australia in 1997. Mr. Ginting was eventually appointed to the position of vice president for trade alliances based in Singapore. He joined PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna in April 2002, and was named director of human resources in June 2003. In 2008, Mr. Ginting was appointed director in charge of corporate affairs.

Eliezer Martheny Kaeng

Member

A presidium representative of the Putera Sampoerna Foundation Alumni Association (PSFAA) from 2008 to 2010. He graduated cum laude from Bandung Institute of Technology with a degree in computer science. He received a scholarship from the Putera Sampoerna Foundation in 2005 to study for two years at the London Business School, University of London. He has held key positions with EGlobal Technology and currently serves as the vice president of Comexindo International.

Kemal A. Stamboel

Member

Mr. Stamboel is the chairman of WWF Indonesia and a founding member of the Indonesian Society for Transparency (MTI). He also serves as independent commissioner at PT Holcim Indonesia and PT Titan Kimia Nusantara. Previously, he served as a supervisory member of the oversight committee of the Aceh-Nias Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency (BRR), and as a member of the National ICT Council. He has also served as a commissioner at PT Krakatau Steel and PT Merpati Nusantara Airlines. He received a master’s degree in business management from the Arthur D. Little School of Management in Boston, Massachusetts.

Robert Bong

Member

Dr. Robert Bong has 35 years of experience in corporate leadership, and has served as chief executive and director of a number of publicly listed companies. He is currently the vice chancellor and chief executive of UCSI University in Malaysia. He serves as the entrepreneur-in-residence of the INSEAD business school in France and the Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship of the Singapore Management University. Dr. Bong also serves as advisor to T.A. Pai Management Institute of Manipal University in India and as co-chairman for the India Blue Ocean Strategy Research Center.

Jacqueline Michelle Sampoerna

Managing Director / Chief of The Foundation Executives

Eldest daughter of Mr. Putera Sampoerna. Formerly communications manager at PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna and director of Sampoerna Jones Designs, Ms. Michelle Sampoerna received her bachelor’s degree in mass communication from St. Mary’s College in California. She was “on point” with her father for all preliminary research and planning regarding the Putera Sampoerna Foundation and has led the foundation since its inception.

Elan Merdy

Senior Director / Foundation Secretary

Formerly manager of the business and financial consulting division at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, Mr. Merdy received his bachelor’s degree from the Philippines School of Business and his MBA from De La Salle University in the Philippines.

Marshall Schott

President of Sampoerna University

The Associate Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs at the Lone Star College System, Dr. Marshall Schott has over 18 years of experience in higher education administration. He serves as Chair in a number of committees including the Greater Houston Partnership Energy Collaborative Workforce Committee, Consumer Energy Education Foundation, STEM Education Advisory Committee and Harmony Public Charter School Advisory Committee. Dr. Schott completed his doctorate in history from the Louisiana State University in 1995.

Mustafa Guvercin

Director of Sampoerna Academy

A B.S. Mathematics education graduate of the Middle East Technical University In Ankara, Turkey, Mustafa is a seasoned educator within the Harmony Public Schools system in Texas. He earned his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Houston-Clear Lake in Clear lake, Texas in 2013. Mustafa brings his wealth of experience to PSF as the Superintendent of Primary and Secondary Schools for Sampoerna Academy. He joined PSF in September 2015.

Wahdi Salasi A. Yudhi

Rector of Sampoerna University

Dr. Yudhi is a veteran in the field of education. He attained his doctorate at La Trobe university, Australia and his Master’s Degree in Development Administration from the Australian National University. A father of two, Dr. yudhi serves as the current rector of Sampoerna university. He was previously a lecturer before becoming the Director of External Relations and Cooperation in the same institution.