Shinta Widjaja Kamdani

Shinta Widjaja Kamdani is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Sintesa Group, Indonesia, a multi-sector company with subsidiaries in Consumer Products, Industrial Products, Property, and Energy Sector. She is responsible for the Management and Expansion of the Group’s business interests in Indonesia.

Shinta serves as Vice Chairwoman of The Employers’ Association of Indonesia (APINDO) and Vice Chairwoman of Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) for Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainable Development. She also founded Global Entrepreneurship Program Indonesia (GEPI) and sits as Vice Chairwoman where she mentors next generation leaders through entrepreneurial skills.

In addition to these roles, she leads environmental protection and developments where she sits as President of Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD) as well as Vice Chairwoman of Indonesian World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Indonesia).

Shinta graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, in 1989 and Executive Education at Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, in 2002.

For her outstanding achievements, she was awarded by Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) in 2012, by Forbes (2012 and 2013) as Asia’s 50 Powerful Businesswomen, by Woman in Leadership (WIL) in 2013 as Asia’s Leading Businesswoman of the Year, and Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards in 2014 amongst others.