Managing Director; Head, Principal Finance, Indonesia
Benjamin is Managing Director of Standard Chartered's (SC) Principal Finance and Private Equity practice in Indonesia, which invests in companies, infrastructure and real estate. SC Principal Finance provides development capital for growth, acquisitions and joint ventures, and helps to professionalize family businesses and prepare them to become public companies. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Benjamin spent 12 years with McKinsey & Company and was the Managing Partner for Indonesia. There he led programmes transforming Indonesian state-owned enterprises into world-class organizations, helping family-owned businesses to professionalize, developing Indonesia's national climate change strategy, implementing educational reform and improving the impact of companies' CSR programmes. He was a leader of McKinsey's support to the Aceh Reconstruction Agency since 2005 to help rebuild Aceh. Ben is a founder of the Young Leaders for Indonesia foundation, and was nominated as a Young Global Leader in 2010.