Indonesian citizen, Anindya Novyan Bakrie is the founding member of VKTR and has served as its President Commissioner since 2022.
He is an Indonesian business magnate, global investor and prominent philanthropist. Through his business community leadership roles over the years, He represents Indonesia and Indo-Pacific business community voices in global fora and summits.
He also serves as the CEO of Bakrie & Brothers (BNBR) an Indonesian listed conglomerate with interests in infrastructure, electric vehicle, mining, oil & gas, power (incl. renewables and solar), property, and plantations. He is also the successor to the 80-year-old Bakrie Group, one of the largest business groups growing with and for Indonesia, with 10 companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange with a combined market capitalization of over US$15 billion. He concurrently serves as President Director of PT Bakrie Global Ventura since 2012, President Director of PT Visi Media Asia Tbk since 2014, President Commissioner of PT Intermedia Capital Tbk since 2013, Commissioner of PT Bakrie Sumatra Plantations Tbk since 2012. Previously he served as Commissioner of PT Lativi Mediakarya (2017-2020) and Commissioner of PT Cakrawala Andalas Televisi (2019-2020).
He serves as the Chairman of Supervisory Board (2021-2025) at Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) which is the statutory body of business organisations in Indonesia representing 34 provincial KADIN and +100 thousand businesses nationwide. He also serves as the Chairman of APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Indonesia (appointed by two different Indonesian President) - established by APEC in 1995 as the official private sector arm to drive the regional economic cooperation. Through his leadership, ABAC Indonesia initiated the first Indonesia Impact Fund (IIF). Additionally, he is the elected Chairman of the Indonesian Aquatics Federation (PRSI).
He joined the board of director at Oxford United Football Club since 2018 as he led the takeover of majority ownership of the club to be one of the first Indonesian majority owned English football clubs. As a global investor, he is pivoting the Group onto sustainable and digital investments in Electric Vehicle, Batteries, Renewables (mainly Solar PV), Prefab housing as well as Fintech and other emerging technologies.
He graduated from Northwestern University in 1996 as an industrial engineer and earned his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2001. He started his career in Wall Street as an Investment Banker at Salomon Brothers in its New York office.
After returning from the US, he founded VIVA Group, which owns tvOne (#1 News/Sports nationwide broadcaster) and ANTV (tier 1 entertainment nationwide broadcaster). In total, VIVA Group has a direct reach to over 200 million people nationwide. After 17 years of focusing in TMT sector, Anindya joined the Bakrie Group in 2017 to embed innovation & change to the Group.
He is a prominent philanthropist focusing in people, planet and prosperity through Bakrie Centre Foundation that he established in 2001; and his role in the Board of Trustee of Bakrie Amanah and Patron of Bakrie University. His philanthropic activities covering dozens of cities across Indonesia, with a focus on education, public health, social welfare, environment, and disaster emergency response. Other affiliations include - Trustee, Eisenhower Fellowship; Member, Phillips Academy Andover’s Asia Council. Member, Northwestern University’s International Campaign Committee.
Indonesian citizen, Dr. Dino has served as the Commissioner of VKTR since 2022.
He is a prominent career diplomat, academic, author, and a former member of the Presidential cabinet. Dr. Dino previously served as the Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs in 2014, as Indonesia’s Ambassador to the United States from 2010 to 2013, and as the Presidential Spokesperson for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono from 2004 to 2010, making him the longest serving Presidential Spokesperson in modern Indonesia’s history.
Dr. Dino is now actively participating in various independent think tanks and organizations around the globe. He is the founder of the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI), the Chairman of the Board of World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia, the Chairman of the Indonesian Lecturers Association, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Indonesian Diaspora Network Global (IDN Global), and an Asia Fellow of the Milken Institute.
Dr. Dino received a Doctorate degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a thesis on Preventive Diplomacy, a Master’s degree in Political Science from Simon Fraser University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Carleton University.
British citizen, Lord Sarfraz has served as the Commissioner of VKTR since 2022.
Concurrently, he is also a Member of the House of Lords of the Parliament of United Kingdom since 2020, the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Singapore since 2022, an Advisor of C3 AI (NYSE: AI) since 2022, an Advisor of LiveRamp (NYSE: RAMP) since 2022, a Venture Partner at Draper Associates since 2019, and the Founder of NetZeroAg since 2011. He has also previously served as the Managing Director of Electrum Group Ltd from 2006 to 2015. Earlier, he was an Analyst at 3i Group from 2005 to 2006. Lord Sarfraz obtained his Master of Science degree in Information System with Distinction from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from Boston University.
Indonesian citizen, Yukki has served as the Independent Commissioner of VKTR since 2023.
He concurrently served as the Vice President Director of Interport Mandiri Utama since 2020, a Commissioner of Terminal Petikemas Surabaya since 2020, the Chairman of Audit Committee of Terminal Petikemas Surabaya since 2020, the President Director of Sanggraha Pintar Logistik Indonesia since 2020, and the President Director of Ampat Yasa Intermoda since 2012. Previously, he was the President Director of Buana Centra Swakarsa from 1999 to 2012. Yukki obtained a Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management from FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, a Diploma in International Freight Forwarding from FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, and a Diploma in Hospitality Management from American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI)