Our Team

Freddy Aritonang

Freddy Aritonang

Senior Analyst

Joining since 2015, Freddy is currently a Senior Analyst at PT Independent Research & Advisory Indonesia (IRAI) where he has a broad network in public sector especially in Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affair as well as private sector which focuses in palm oil, renewable energy and property. He had successfully worked in various projects such as Construction Industry Research, Food Policy Research, Energy Policy,  and Economic Policy for Equality program. He has  a strong commitment for an excellent work for both government and private sector to solve any problem in order to give value-added to clients and Indonesia. Freddy earned his master degree in Management from Prasetya Mulya Business School and bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB).

Sahat Gabriel

Sahat Gabriel

Senior Analyst

Sahat Gabriel has 5 years working experiences in strategic management consulting company which made him earned excellent knowledge regarding industry structure and business  process for various industries in Indonesia. He is currently served as Senior Analyst at PT Independent Research & Advisory Indonesia (IRAI) where he has many experiences both to government and private companies as clients and consistently trying to give solution over any problems and adding value for clients. He specializes in economy and finance analysis, project management, business process analysis, and another strategic management analysis.  Sahat earns his bachelor degree in Economic from Universitas Indonesia

Felicia Saphira

Felicia Saphira

Analyst

Felicia Saphira is an Analyst at Independent Research & Advisory Indonesia (IRAI), where she supports in advising corporations and public sector through economics and politics arrangements. Felicia specializes in public policy, alternative energy, and agricultural sector. She has an extensive experience working with high level of Indonesian Ministerial officers on economic policy analysis and formulation, including biodiesel mandatory, food price stabilization, infrastructure development, and Economic Policy for Equality program.

Prior to joining IRAI, Felicia worked as an Intern at Burson-Marsteller Indonesia, supported clients in technology, telecommunication, pharmaceutical, tourism, and government sector.  Felicia had also worked as a research assistant of the Center for International Relations Studies (CIReS) of the University of Indonesia.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Indonesia.

Erwan Hermawan

Erwan Hermawan

Analyst

Erwan Hermawan started his career as an analyst in PT. Independent Research and Advisory Indonesia. He is currently handling energy sector especially in deputy III Coordinating Energy Management, Natural Resources, and Environments, Coordinating Ministry of Economics Affairs. Erwan also working on several project such as biodiesel development in indonesia and make a stakeholder mapping for Pertamina regarding issues in Pertamina. Erwan got a bachelor degree in geophysics with specialization in oil and gas exploration from Brawijaya University. He is currently studying Chemical Engineer for master degree in University of Indonesia (UI)

Merdian Tri Hadi

Merdian Tri Hadi

Senior GIS Analyst

Merdian Tri Hadi is a Senior GIS Analyst at PT Independent Research & Advisory Indonesia since July 2016. Having 6 six years working experience as a GIS and Survey Assistant at Triputra Agro Persada plantation company and having expertise in Agronomy, Geospatial, Plantation, Corporate Social Responsibility, and character development and organization training, he has serious commitment and strong integrity to make any work well-completed for company, government, and society. Merdian earns his bachelor degree in Agornomy at Universitas Jenderal Soedirman and currently focuses in Agrarian Reform, Social Forestry, ‘Pencegahan Kebakaran Hutan’ and Palm Oil Plantation.   

Syauqi Asyraf Faiz

Syauqi Asyraf Faiz

Analyst

Syauqi Asyraf Faiz has more than 2 years of working experience in spatial planning and urban development. Back then, he was a facilitator in ‘Program Kota Tanpa Kumuh’ by Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing and planning consultant at PT Mitra Defane. Faiz has an educational background in  Urban and Regional Planning from Brawijaya University. He is currently an analyst at PT Independent Research and Advisory Indonesia (IRAI) that focuses in discussions related to spatial planning, land, urban infrastructure development and systems, as well as regional strategies and macroeconomic analysis and projection.

Iqzan Diaz

Iqzan Diaz

Analyst

Iqzan Diaz has 6 years working experience in Corporate Banking Bank Mandiri, which made him has a broad knowledge related to Wholesale Banking in industry. He is currently an Analyst at PT Independent Research & Advisory Indonesia (IRAI ) where he has a strong commitment for an excellent work  for both government and private sector to solve any problem in order to give value-added to clients and Indonesia . He earned Master of Business from Swinburne University and Bachelor of Management in Operation dan Marketing from School of Business & Management, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). Diaz has specializations in strategic planning, project management, as well as financial analysis and projection.

Ahmad Ramdan

Ahmad Ramdan

Analyst

Ahmad Ramdhan Muzakkiy is a spatial palnning analyst at PT Independent Research & Advisory Indonesia (IRAI) where he is currently working on various projects from  Ministry of Land and Spatial Planning / National Land Agency, National Development Planning Agency, and Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affair which are related to spatial and land planning, infrastructure development, e-commerce, as well as  sustainable development policy. Ramdhan had experienced working in areal planning and development for more than 2 years. Formerly he also worked as city development policy analyst for Dinas Cipta Karya and Tata Ruang Kota Surabaya, as well as urban designer intern at masterplanning consultant at PT Townland International. Earning his bachelor degree  from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh November (ITS), he specializes in economic and infrastructure development and spatial planning policy.