02 February 2023
The world of the Blockchain is getting more and more popular in Indonesia and the higher the public’s...
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17 January 2023
The former Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, and arguably the father of modern science, Francis...
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16 January 2023
By Putu Doni WD, Seven Stones Indonesia Do you have a well-known trademark that people recognize in...
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14 October 2022
Marketing Technology Insights posted an interesting article on tipping points, something we talk a lot...
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02 October 2022
Article by Palm View Properties, September 28, 2022 Earlier this month, as reported by the Cabinet Secretariat...
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Citing Antara News, Tempo is reporting that Indonesia...
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Indonesia’s Health Ministry is targeting to get...
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Indonesia Anticipates Prabowo’s Cabinet
Prabowo Subianto and Gibran Rakabuming Raka will be sworn in as the country’s new president and vice...
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Indonesia, UAE Sign MoU to Cut Marine Plastic Waste
Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate...
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Indonesia Anticipates Prabowo’s Cabinet
Prabowo Subianto and Gibran Rakabuming Raka will be sworn in as the country’s new president and vice...
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Minister: Pope Francis to Visit Indonesia in September
Indonesia’s Minister of Religious Affairs, Yaqut Cholil Qoumas, announced on Sunday (31/3/24,) that Pope...
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Indonesia Explores Opportunities to Host 2036 Olympics
According to reporting from Tempo, Raja Sapta Oktohari, Chairperson of The National Olympic Committee...
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Indonesia Explores Collaboration with Singapore for World-class Events
According to reporting from Tempo, Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno,...
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Select Hotels Group Expands from Japan to West Java
According to reporting from Travel Trade Gazette Asia (TTG Asia), Japan’s Select Hotels Group has earmarked...
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Govt. Employment Program Gets IDR 4.8-Trillion Funding
According to reporting from Jakarta Globe the Indonesian government has earmarked IDR 4.8-trillion (approx....
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Netherlands Consider Easier Visas for Indonesians
Citing Antara News, Tempo is reporting that Indonesia and the Netherlands discussed strengthening consular...
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Ministry to Implement KRIS at 3,060 Hospitals by 2025
Indonesia’s Health Ministry is targeting to get more than 3,000 national hospitals to implement...
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Indonesia to Host International Lion Dance Competition
At least 550 athletes from 10 countries are expected to take part in the first international lion dance...
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Paradigm Shift: Bali Moves to Develop Industrial Zones
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A Look at The Indonesia Onward Cabinet 2019-2024
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Minister: The Importance of Innovation and Creativity in The Property Industry
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Where Is Bali Property Heading?
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Andrzej Barski

Director of Seven Stones Indonesia

Andrzej is Co-owner/ Founder and Director of Seven Stones Indonesia. He was born in the UK to Polish parents and has been living in Indonesia for more than 33-years. He is a skilled writer, trainer and marketer with a deep understanding of Indonesia and its many cultures after spending many years travelling across the archipelago from North Sumatra to Irian Jaya.

His experience covers Marketing, Branding, Advertising, Publishing, Real Estate and Training for 5-Star Hotels and Resorts in Bali and Jakarta, which has given him a passion for the customer experience. He’s a published author and a regular contributor to local and regional publications. His interests include conservation, eco-conscious initiatives, spirituality and motorcycles. Andrzej speaks English and Indonesian.

Terje H. Nilsen

Director of Seven Stones Indonesia

Terje is from Norway and has been living in Indonesia for over 20-years. He first came to Indonesia as a child and after earning his degree in Business Administration from the University of Agder in Norway, he moved to Indonesia in 1993, where he has worked in leading positions in education and the fitness/ wellness industries all over Indonesia including Jakarta, Banjarmasin, Medan and Bali.

He was Co-owner and CEO of the Paradise Property Group for 10-years and led the company to great success. He is now Co-owner/ Founder and Director of Seven Stones Indonesia offering market entry services for foreign investors, legal advice, sourcing of investments and in particular real estate investments. He has a soft spot for eco-friendly and socially sustainable projects and investments, while his personal business strengths are in property law, tourism trends, macroeconomics, Indonesian government and regulations. His personal interests are in sport, adventure, history and spiritual experiences.

Terje’s leadership, drive and knowledge are recognised across many industries and his unrivalled network of high level contacts in government and business spans the globe. He believes you do good and do well but always in that order. Terje speaks English, Indonesian and Norwegian.

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Ridwan Jasin Zachrie

CFO of Seven Stones Indonesia, Jakarta

Ridwan is one of Indonesia’s top executives with a long and illustrious career in the financial world. He holds several professional certifications including being a Certified Business Valuer (CBV) issued by the Australian Academy of Finance and Management; Broker-Dealer Representative (WPPE); and The Directorship Certification for Directors and Commissioners, issued by the Indonesian Institute of Commissioners and Directors.

His experience includes being the Managing Director at one of the top investment banking groups in the region, the Recapital Group, the CFO at State-owned enterprises in fishery industry and the CEO at Tanri Abeng & Son Holding. He’s also been an Independent Commissioner in several Financial Service companies and on the Audit and Risk Committee at Bank BTPN Tbk, Berau Coal Energy Tbk, Aetra Air Jakarta as well as working for Citibank, Bank Mandiri and HSBC. His last position was as CFO at PT Citra Putra Mandiri – OSO Group.

Ridwan has won a number of prestigious awards including the Best CFO Awards 2019 (Institute of Certified Management Accountant Australia-Indonesia); Asia Pacific Young Business Leader awarded by Asia 21 Network New York USA (Tokyo 2008); UK Alumni Business Awards 2008 awarded by the British Council; and The Most Inspiring Human Resources Practitioners’ version of Human Capital Magazine 2010.

He’s a member of the Board of Trustees of the Alumni Association of the Faculty of Law, Trisakti University, Co-Founder of the Paramadina Public Policy Institute and actively writes books, publications and articles in the mass media. He co-authored “Korupsi Mengorupsi Indonesia” in 2009, which helps those with an interest in understanding governance in Indonesia and the critical issue of corruption. Ridwan speaks Indonesian and English.

Per Fredrik Ecker

Managing Director of Seven Stones Indonesia, Jakarta

Per is the Managing Director of the Seven Stones Indonesia (SSI) Jakarta office and has more than 25-years’ experience in Indonesia, China, and Western Europe. He previously worked in senior management positions with Q-Free ASA, Siemens AG, and other companies in the telecom sector. Over the last six years, he has been the Chairman of the Indonesia-Norway Business Council (INBC) and recently become elected to be on the board of EuroCham Indonesia.

His most recent experience is within Intelligent Transport Solutions (ITS), Telecom, and other sectors within the Indonesian market. He is today through his position in SSI and by representing Norway Connect, promoting Nordic and European companies that would like to explore business opportunities in the Indonesian market. He’s also playing an active role to help create the Nordic House concept in Jakarta that will provide an excellent platform for Nordic companies entering Indonesia, where they’ll find a community that can offer support with trusted information and affordable services to enter this market.