Jaka Aryadipa Singgih (born 10 July 1958, Medan, Indonesia) is an Indonesian businessman and politician. He is the CEO and Managing Director of the Bumi Laut Group and served as a Member of Parliament of the Republic of Indonesia from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle.

Jaka Aryadipa Singgih
Born (1958-07-10) July 10, 1958 (age 61)
NationalityIndonesian
Alma materUniversity of Plymouth, University of Hull, Harvard University, Harvard Business School, London Business School
OccupationBusinessman and Politician
Political partyIndonesian Democratic Party of Struggle
Spouse(s)Sally Singgih
ChildrenJay Aryaputra Singgih
Parent(s)Arya Johan Singgih

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Early life and familyEdit

Jaka Aryadipa Singgih was born on 10 July 1958 in Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia.

His father, Arya Johan Singgih, is the second generation of business owners in the Bumi Laut Group and serves as the Chairman of the Group; and an Honorary Member of the Retired Indonesian Armed Forces Foundation (PEPABRI).[1][2][3]

His father-in-law, Chanan S. Shergill, was a War Veteran for the Independence of the Republic of Indonesia, Member of the Veterans' Legion of the Republic of Indonesia (Legiun Veteran Republik Indonesia) and Member of the Retired Indonesian Armed Forces Foundation (PEPABRI).

EducationEdit

He received his Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Marketing, General Management and Maritime Studies from the School of Maritime Studies of the University of Plymouth and received his MBA from the University of Hull, United Kingdom.[4]

He is also an alumnus of Harvard University, Harvard Business School and the London Business School through its executive education programmes.

Political officeEdit

He was elected to the Indonesian Parliament as a Member of the People's Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia (MPR-RI) representing the Province of Jambi, Sumatera from 1999 to 2004.[5] He was reelected for his second term in Parliament as a Member of the People's Representative Council of the Republic of Indonesia (DPR-RI) representing the Province of Riau Islands, Sumatera from 2004 to 2009 from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle.[6]

CareerEdit

He is the third generation of business owners in the Bumi Laut Group and serves as the CEO and Managing Director of the Group.[7][8]

Other positionsEdit

He sits on the Board of Advisors for The Mercantile Athletic Club Jakarta,[9] as well as for The Financial Club Jakarta.[10]

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