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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Emanuel Melkiades Laka Lena, a member of Indonesia’s...
Sumatra
  Bali, Lombok, and Raja Ampat certainly capture...
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Indonesia’s Law and Human Rights Ministry’s Director...
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More Than 1 Million Tourist Visits in April
According to reporting from Antara News, Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy announced...
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The Plan for Flying Taxis in Nusantara
Indonesia’s future capital city, Ibu Kota Nusantara (IKN), is progressing towards becoming a smart and...
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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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The Plan for Flying Taxis in Nusantara
Indonesia’s future capital city, Ibu Kota Nusantara (IKN), is progressing towards becoming a smart and...
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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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Recruiting Foreign Doctors Will Improve Health Services
Emanuel Melkiades Laka Lena, a member of Indonesia’s House of Representatives (DPR), has said that the...
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Top 5 Most Visited Provinces by Foreign Tourists in Sumatra
  Bali, Lombok, and Raja Ampat certainly capture the tourism spotlight. However, Indonesia boasts...
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Ministry: Immigration Services Restored
Indonesia’s Law and Human Rights Ministry’s Director General of Immigration, Silmy Karim, has announced...
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VP: Foreign Policy Supports World Peace
According to reporting from Antara News, Indonesia’s Vice President, Ma’ruf Amin, emphasized that Indonesia...
West Java Hoping to Boost Tourism with Cycling Event
Antara News is reporting that the West Java provincial government will hold the long-distance cycling...
Collaboration to Build GCG Norms With Indonesian - Part 4
Image by Elena Popova on Unsplash. By Ridwan Zachrie. Edited by Nadhifah Khalishah Agusalim  This...
Indonesia's Foreign Debt Under Control Despite An Increase In November 2022
According to Kontan, Indonesia’s Foreign Debt (ULN) in November 2022 increased to USD 392.6-billion,...
Could Indonesia Become The Centre For The Global Geothermal Industry?
Antara News are reporting on an ongoing and interesting story centred around the potential of Indonesia’s...

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.