Key Services

Policy Analysis & Formulation

We provide research, analysis and recommendation of public policy driven by independence, objectivity & accuracy.

Market & Industry Research

We provide deep insights into markets and industry issues through extensive stakeholder engagement and research.

Think Tank

We drive the discussion for key economic sectors in Indonesia to address top issues through Focus Group Discussions & Webinars

Corporate Advisory

We provide boutique consultation regarding strategic initiatives, financial analysis and management to empower data-driven decision-making.

Lin Che Wei, CFA - Founder

Lin Che Wei, CFA is a Founder of Independent Research Advisory Indonesia. Currently he is a Policy Advisor to Coordinating Minister for Economics Republic of Indonesia. He is also advisor to Minister of Land Affairs and Spatial Planning. He has more than 27 years experience in Research, Public Policy. He graduated from University of Trisakti with Industrial Engineer degree. He begin his career in Electronic Data Processing in Private Banks. He continues his education in National University of Singapore and graduate with Master of Business Administration degree. He entered into capital market in 1994. His experience includes :

  • Research Analyst with a specialization Banking, Industry and Consumer Goods in PT WI Carr Indonesia
  • Head of Research and Director of SG Securities based in Indonesia and Singapore
  • Research Director in Deutsche Morgan Grenfell
  • CEO of PT Danareksa (Persero) (State Owned Enterprise),
  • CEO of Sampoerna Foundation (Non-profit Organization).
  • CEO of Jakarta Old Town Revitalization Corporation (Non-profit Organization)
  • Founder of Katadata Indonesia (Media & News Company)
He established Palm-Oil Fund Management Company. His exprience in public sector started in 2004, with appointment as Special Staff to Coordinating Minister for Economics Aburizal Bakrie and Minister of State Owned Enterprise Soegiharto.
He set up Independent Research Advisory Indonesia in 2003. IRAI is a research company with specialist in Industry Research, Policy Research. The clients include Multinational Companies, Financial Institutions, Private Companies, State Owned Enterprises and High Net Worth Individual.
Lin Che Wei receives Tasrif Award from Alliance of Independent Journalist. He is also a recepient of Best Analyst from Asiamoney, Euromoney and Indonesian Best Analyst from Majalah Prospektif.