December 14, 2020 | Board Members' News

New BritCham Officers Elected

The British Chamber of Commerce of Indonesia (BritCham) elected a new Chair, Vice Chairs and Treasurer yesterday. This follows the constitutional retirement of Ainsley Mann, Harun Reksodiputro, David Burke and Steve Angell after up to six years each of service to the British international business community.

“On behalf of the entire membership, I would like to express my gratitude to

Ainsley and his team for cementing BritCham as the most active foreign Chamber. Their commitment to developing meaningful networks in key areas of business interest and push for constant innovation have been appreciated by our very diverse membership, “ commented incoming Chairman Olly Riches, President Director Indonesia and the Philippines of Michael Page Group.

In addition to Olly, the new Officers include Rino Donosepoetro, Vice Chairman, ASEAN & President Commissioner Indonesia of Standard Chartered Bank, Valentina Chai, Group Treasurer of Astra International Tbk and Graham Garven, Partner at VDB Loi Indonesia.

BritCham Executive Director shared his optimism that the new lead team on the Board would continue to drive and deliver on “outstanding work-in-progress on the trade and investment front and that each has varied business networks that will support growing the existing BritCham portfolio. “

Olly added, “together with the new Board line-up there is a shared responsibility to strengthen the Anglo-Indonesian business relationship however possible. Our goal is to support growth in bilateral trade and in doing so, provide more business development opportunities across our membership. My priority is to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to achieve these goals”.

BritCham has become highly respected resource for its Embassy, trade teams as well as other domestic, regional and UK-based counterparts over 41 years of establishment in Indonesia.

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