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Capitalising Business & Investment Opportunities in an Uncertain Market

12-13 March 2012
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Indonesia

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Ministerial Keynote

Dr Ir Thamrin Sihite, Director General - Mineral & Coal, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Republic of Indonesia
Conference Chairpersons

Ir. Syahrir Abubakar
Executive Director
Indonesia Mining Association (IMA)

Mr Syahrir's previous industry experiences include serving in the Directorate General of Highways at the Ministry of Public Works, National Planning Agency (BAPPENAS), in the Bengkulu Provincial Government as Head of Regional Planning Board and Investment Coordinating Board, as well as Directorate General of Regional Authonomy, Ministry of Home Affairs. He currently serves as Government Relation and Permitting Manager for PT Nusa Hamalhera Minerals, Head of the Forestry Committee of the Indonesia Mining Association (IMA) and as the Executive Director of the IMA. Mr Syahrir graduated as a Civil Engineer from the Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta as well as a MSc in Building Economics and Management from the University College London.


David Rimbo
Managing Partner - Transaction Advisory Services
Ernst & Young Indonesia

David Rimbo has been involved in many transactional based Due Diligence, M&A and Financial Advisory roles involving transactions and assets in the primary energy and downstream energy sectors. He has led various due diligence and lead advisory assignments relating to numerous O&G PSC and TAC assets, domestically and overseas, as well as coal mining (CCOW, PKP2B, IUP) companies. Selected clients in the ECU (Enrgy, Chemical & Utilities) sector include: Pertamina, Shell, APEC, China Senangol, SK Energy, LG International, Essar Minerals, PVC Coal, Sumitomo, Kepco, EMCO, Peabody, PTT Plc, Antam.

Mining and Exploration Companies

Bernardus Irmanto
Vice President Director
PT Vale Indonesia

Mr. Bernardus Irmanto has been Vice President Director of PT Vale Indonesia Tbk, formerly PT International Nickel Indonesia Tbk, since February 2011. He was Director of Human Resources & Corporate Services of the company from August 2010. Mr. Irmanto previously served as General Manager Information Technology and was responsible for the shared services operation of the Company. He has served various positions in Newmont Nusa Tenggara, Fujitsu Systems Indonesia, and PT Freeport Indonesia. He obtained a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) from Universitas Gadjah Mada (Gadjah Mada University) Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 1997, and a Master's degree of Engineering Science in Business Systems and Semi Structured Data Management from the University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia, in 2002.


Jeffrey Mulyono
President Director
PT Pesona Khatulistiwa Nusantara

Jeffrey Mulyono was graduated from Bandung Institute of Technology with a degree in Mining Engineering and focus on Mining Management. His 30 years experience in Coal Mining and related companies , such as contractors and mining support companies ,lead him to be the President Director of PT Bhakti Energi Persada , a holding company of 7 Coal Mining Business License located in East Kalimantan and President Director of PT Pesona Khatulistiwa Nusantara, a Coal Contract of Work Company located in East Kalimantan . He was Chairman of Indonesian Coal Mining Association for 7 years period and Indonesian Mining Association .Now, Mr Mulyono is the Chairman of Forum on Forest Reclamation in Post Mining Area.


Tato Miraza
Director – Development
PT Antam (Persero) Tbk

Mr. Tato Miraza joined Antam in 1992. He graduated with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology, in 1991 and received a Master degree in Management from Prasetiya Mulia. He had held various key positions at Antam before being assigned as Assistant Senior Manager of Ferronickel (2005-2006) and Project Group Leader of Nickel and Energy Development Project (2006 to 26 June 2008). He was 44 years old as of February 9, 2012.


Stephen Hughes
President Director
Tigers Realm Consultants Indonesia

Stephen Hughes is geologist with over 17 years’ technical and management experience in Cu-Au exploration and mine geology, specializing in porphyry, skarn and epithermal type systems. He spent 12 years with PT Freeport Indonesia, involved in their open pit and underground mining operations and Freeport’s Indonesian mineral exploration projects. In 2007 he joined Oxiana Limited as Exploration Manager, focused on growing the company through exploration and acquisition of advanced Cu-Au opportunities in Indonesia. Most recently Stephen joined Tigers Realm Minerals where he is responsible for identifying, discovering, acquiring and investing in high quality mineral resource and energy assets, with a focus on Southeast Asia.


Ganeshan Varadarajan
President Director
PT Adani Global

Mr. Ganeshan Varadarajan is a seasoned professional with rich experience in textiles, cement, energy and infrastructure sectors. He has invaluable experience in project management, and policy advocacy. Of the 25 years of his professional career, over 15 years he has spent in Indonesia. Presently, he is associated with Adani Group, a leading Indian group focused in energy & infrastructure segments as President Director - Indonesia. Adani Group is currently participating in various initiatives to strengthen the core infrastructure needs of the country. He is a firm believer that during the next decade, Indonesia will play a pivotal role in spearheading the economic growth in Asia.


Dr Achmad Reza Widjaja
Chief Economist
PT Bumi Resources Tbk

Dr. Achmad Reza Widjaja is the Chief Economist for PT Bumi Resources Tbk (BUMI). He serves as the principal analyst and spokesperson on economic-related issues for Investor Relations Division of the company, as well as a Special Assistant to the CEO for economics, finance and investment. He also serves as the Vice Chairman of Permanent Committee for Fiscal and Monetary at the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN). Prior to joining BUMI in 2008, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) University. He has served as a speaker, session chair and moderator in many international conferences in finance, economics and mining sector including Singapore Economic Review Conference, Indonesia Investment Forum, Dublin Conference on International Finance, and Indonesia Mining World Conferences.
Dr. Widjaja is also an adjunct senior lecturer of economics at the Universitas Bakrie and BINUS University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of South Carolina, an MSc from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s degree from Universitas Katolik Parahyangan.


Mansur Geiger
VP Exploration Country Manager
Kalimantan Gold Corporation Limited

Mansur Geiger has over 35 years mineral exploration experience in Australia and Indonesia. Mr. Geiger is fluent in the Indonesian language and customs. He has worked on the KGC Central Kalimantan project from its inception in 1982 and it is reasonable to say that he has committed his career to seeing Kalimantan Gold succeed in making a major copper gold mineral discovery. He is a founder of the BCU elementary school in Central Kalimantan and active in several Indonesian mining associations. He has written papers spanning, Copper Gold Porphyry Exploration in Kalimantan, Mining and Sustainable Development and Issues Related to the Indonesian Mining Regulatory Environment.


Dharma Hutama Djojonegoro
President Director
Ancora Indonesia Resources

Dharma Hutama Djojonegoro is an Indonesian citizen born in 1974. He is currently served as the President Director of PT Ancora Indonesia Resources, Tbk since December 1, 2009. PT Ancora Indonesia Resources, Tbk is a diversified natural resources company with interest in mining, oil and gas. He started his career at Citibank N.A. in 1997-2001. After that he founded and led two companies engaged in agriculture and motorcycles. In 2006 he joined global consulting firm McKinsey & Company until 2009, leading transformation and business improvement programs for a variety of natural resources companies around the world.


Peter Albert
Chief Executive Officer
G-Resources Group Ltd

Peter Geoffrey Albert, aged 53, was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company on 22 July 2009. Mr. Albert is a Metallurgist and holds an MBA Executive degree. He has 30 years of experience in project management, general management and operations management in mining and minerals processing in Australia, Africa and Asia. He is a member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (London), a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Chartered Engineer. He has previously worked for companies such as Oxiana Limited, Fluor Daniel and Shell Billiton.


Edward P Rochette
Chairman & CEO
East Asia Minerals Corporation

Edward P Rochette is an internationally known Negotiator and Transaction Specialist with over 30 years of experience in the Acquisition of Mining Rights, International Business, Land Management and Natural Resource transactions. He presently serves as the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of East Asia Minerals Corporation, a Toronto listed company, with projects in Indonesia and Mongolia. Edward was previously Senior Vice President of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd., a publicly traded copper and gold mining company with its head office in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, on an international posting from 1991 into 2006, with extensive worldwide acquisition responsibilities including the acquisition of the world class Oyu Tolgoi copper project in Mongolia. He has concluded mining transactions involving uranium, iron ore, gold, nickel and other precious minerals, coal and oil & gas in all countries in Asia, in several countries in Central Asia, numerous countries in Africa, all of North America and a number of countries in South America as well as the Balkan and Scandinavian regions in Europe.


Julian Ford
Chief Executive Officer
Sumatra Copper & Gold

Mr Ford is an experienced mining professional with a career spanning more than 25 years within the global resources industry. He has held senior positions within several major resource companies including Alcoa, British Gas London and Western Metals Limited and co-founded copper and gold focused exploration and development company Zambezi Resources Ltd in 2004. Mr Ford holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Natal, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of South Africa and a Graduate Diploma in Business Management from the University of Western Australia.


Wisnu Susetyo
General Manager Health Safety and Environment (HSE)
PT Adaro Energy Tbk

Mr Susetyo has been working in environmental management for mine operations in Indonesia for the past 18 years. Prior to this, he worked as a research scientist in the National Nuclear Energy Agency for 17 years. For the past 5 years, Mr Susetyo has been the Chairman of the Environmental Committee for the Indonesia Mining Association (IMA). He has also participated in the consultations of drafts regulations to implement Law no 32/2009 on Environmental Protection and Management in various forums. He obtained a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Georgia, and MS and BS degrees from the University of Gadjah Mada.


Walter Kaminski
Alexander Minerals PLC

Walter Kaminski is a career professional who brings a wealth of experience in Mining and Mineral processing, Capital Markets and Commercial Property Development. He has successfully managed, advised and directed public and private companies on debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring. Highly regarded in the industry for his management skills and attention to detail, he has held and is holding senior operating positions. Mr Kaminski has served on the boards of numerous private and listed companies including as current Chairman of Alexander Minerals Plc, Chairman of Island Concepts International Plc, Commissioner of Bapindo Bumi Sekuritas and Vice President of the International Mining Alliance. He was also previously the past Chairman of PT Indoexchange Tbk, represented LibertyOne Limited and Omni Telecommunications Limited, both ASX listed companies in Jakarta and through his experience in Corporate governance and with his vast network of professional business contacts has recently awarded him winning major mining contracts.

Banking & Investment Companies

Dennis Nguyen
New Asia Partners

Dennis Nguyen is Chairman of New Asia Partners, professor at the University of Minnesota (UMN) Law School, and director of Leviathan Minerals. Mr. Nguyen was director of Wuyi Pharmaceuticals (1889.HK), Sino Environmental (Y62.SI), and China Huiyin (1280.HK). He worked at Daiwa Securities SMBC, Credit Agricole Indosuez, Citigroup and Nortel. He serves on National Committee on US-China Relations, University of California, Irvine (UCI) Foundation Board of Trustees, and UMN Law School Board of Advisors. Mr. Nguyen holds MBA from University of Chicago, MA in International Studies from Johns Hopkins University, JD from UMN Law School and BA in Economics and Chinese Literature from UCI.


Veronica Lukito
CEO and Managing Director
Ancora Capital Management

Veronica Lukito is CEO and Managing Director of Ancora Capital Management, an Indonesia-focused private equity fund management firm, which she co-founded in 2007, making it one of only a handful of firms that can lay claim to shaping that fast-growing sub-sector in Indonesia. Since then, Ancora and its predecessor entities have invested close to USD 200 million, primarily in natural resources, consumer-related and similar businesses, and special situations. In addition to establishing at the time a type of business still distinctively new to Indonesia, Veronica was involved in setting up various investee companies for the firm’s investments in plantation, health care and education. With a breadth of experience on the ground, she is deeply knowledgeable of Indonesia’s intricate investment and start-up environments.
Before she became an entrepreneur and private equity investor, Veronica was a Vice President in the investment banking division at J.P. Morgan in Indonesia, where she handled client relationships and sourced and executed numerous transactions encompassing financing, acquisitions and corporate restructuring deals.
Veronica started her career in investment banking as an Assistant Vice President at PT Bahana Securities, which was the de facto partner of Goldman Sachs in Indonesia. Veronica also spent three years as a corporate and credit banker at Citibank N.A. in Jakarta, handling top-tier Indonesian conglomerate relationships. Veronica earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. She also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.


Roger Suyama
Chairman & Managing Partner
Aries Group Holdings Pte Ltd

Mr. Suyama is ex-Managing Director, Head of SE Asia and Head of Indonesian Investment Banking, Merrill Lynch & Co. He is also the former President/Director of PT Merrill Lynch Indonesia and worked at Merrill Lynch from 1987-1999 and 2004-2009. He has been active in Indonesia since the mid-1990s, when he established Merrill Lynch’s investment banking operations in the country. Mr. Suyama from 2004-2009 completed over $9 billion worth of transactions, including the $288 million leverage buy-out of Berau Coal and the subsequent sale for $1.5 billion, and the $200 million CELLs transaction for Medco Energy, which became the first Harvard Business School case study of financing for an Indonesian company. He graduated from Yale University with honors in International Economics and a minor in Greek Philosophy.


Patrick Loftus-Hills
Managing Director - Metals & Mining
Moelis & Company

Patrick Loftus-Hills joined Moelis & Company in July 2011. Prior to joining Moelis, Patrick worked with UBS for 11 years most recently as a Managing Director and Head of the Asian Industrial Group and the Natural Resources Group of the Investment Banking Division. Prior to working in Asia, Patrick also worked in the Metals and Mining teams at UBS in New York and Melbourne. Patrick has also worked for BHP Billiton as a lawyer and an industrial chemist Patrick has a significant amount of experience advising mining companies around the world. He advised BHP Billiton on a number of transactions including the USD30bn merger of BHP and Billiton to form the company; Alcan on its defense of the takeover attempt by Alcoa and its sale to Rio Tinto for USD43bn; the IPOs of a number of companies in markets around the world including ITM and Adaro in Indonesia; numerous bond raisings in Australia, the US and Indonesia as well as M&A assignments for mining companies based in the US, Australia, Chile, Canada, Indonesia, Mongolia, China, Japan, the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Peru, the Philippines and India. Patrick has done transactions involving almost every globally traded commodity.


Amy Cheng
MD, Vice Chairman of Investment Banking & Head of Natural Resources
Bank Of China International (BOCI)

Amy Cheng is Managing Director, Head of Natural Resources and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking Division in BOCI and was made responsible as the Deputy Director of China Democratic League Committee for Economic Development. Amy joined BOCI and was appointed the head of BOCI Natural Resources team in 2004. She initiated the team and took leading role in multiple IPO, private placement and M&A deals for Chinese large coal, energy, metal and mining companies. Ms Cheng holds an EMBA degree from Guanghua School of Management, Peking University in China.


Alberto Migliucci
Managing Director, Head of Mining, Energy, Oil & Gas, South East Asia, Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse

Alberto has 20 years’ industry and banking experience within the mining, energy and oil and gas sectors. He has worked on several landmark coal mining transactions over the past years in the AsiaPacific region, and particularly in Indonesia. He previously has worked for Standard Bank of South Africa, where he was a Head of Energy Finance for Asia Pacific, and Societe Generale in Hong Kong, where he was a VP in the Project Finance & Advisory team. Prior to his banking career, he worked as geologist. Alberto holds a First Class Honors Degree BSc (Geology) University of NSW, and a Masters of Applied Finance (Macquarie University, Sydney).


Kahlil Rowter
Chief Economist
PT Bakrie and Brothers, Tbk

Kahlil Rowter currently serves as the Chief Economist at PT Bakrie and Brothers Tbk since 2011. He has also been a Member of the Technical Assistance Team at the Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Indonesia since 2011. In 2010, Mr Rowter was appointed by the Minister of State Owned Enterprises, Republic of Indonesia to be a Member of an Independent Team for Evaluation of PT Krakatau Steel's IPO.
He was also previously a Board Member of The Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) as well as a member of the Listing Committee at the Indonesian Stock Exchange. His extensive experiences include: President Director of PT Pefindo, Senior VP - Chief Economist for CIMB-GK Securities Indonesia, Executive VP - Chief Economist for Mandiri Sekuritas, Executive VP - Head of Research for Mandiri Sekuritas, Economist and Fixed Income Analyst for Nusantara Capital and VP-Head of Fixed Income Research Division for PT Danareksa. Kahlil earned his BA in Economics from Universitas Indonesia and M.A. in Economics specializing in Labor Economics, Industrial Organization and Econometrics from Michigan State University USA.


Didiek Hartantyo
Executive Vice President - Corporate Banking II Group
Bank Mandiri

Mr Hartantyo has been with Bank Mandiri since June 1999. His career in Bank Mandiri has spanned heading various bank divisions including Financial Institutions Coverage Solutions, Regional Commercial Sales I Group (Authority holder), Regional Commercial Sales II Group( Commercial Banking Center) , Corporate Relationship IX, Strategic Industries Group, Initial Public Offering Bank Mandiri and Financial Institutions & Financial Institutions Group. He has been Group Head for the Corporate Banking II Group since February 2011. Mr Hartantyo received his undergraduate degree from Sebelas Maret University, Central Java in 1985, graduating cum laude, and also holds a MBA from the University of Denver, USA.

Industry Advisors

Gurpreet Singh Chugh
Head- Natural Resources
CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory

Gurpreet Chugh is Head – Natural Resources, CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory. Currently, he leads the business development role and is responsible for delivery of consulting projects to all stakeholders in the oil & gas, coal and minerals sector. He has over a decade’s experience in the global oil and gas business. Gurpreet joined CRISIL in 2001 and was part of the energy consulting business in India and London for five years. He was later involved in evaluation and structuring of private M&A deals in Africa, Russia and India in the oil & gas sector for four years. Gurpreet has played a key role in developing key functional skills such as valuation, due diligence, term sheet negotiations and fundraising, which act as useful aids for execution of M&A deals. Gurpreet holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from MDI, Gurgaon with dual specialization in Finance and IT; and a Bachelors of Engineering (Instrumentation & Control) from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology.


Rick Beckmann
Senior Foreign Legal Counsel, Susandarini and Partners

Rick Beckman is a partner of Norton Rose who works as a registered foreign lawyer in the Indonesian associate firm of Norton Rose, Susandarini & Partners. His practise focus is resources, in particular mining and plantations. Rick acts for both foreign and Indonesian investors in the Indonesian mining industry, from commencement of mining through to production. Formerly a journalist, Rick has lived in Japan and China.


Guy Des Rosiers
Foreign Legal Consultant
Makarim & Taira S.

Prior to joining Makarim & Taira S. in 2008, Guy practiced law in New York for twelve years, and was an Adjunct Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School for five years. His experience in Indonesia includes project finance, public private partnerships, natural resources law, as well as mergers and acquisitions. In 2011, Guy led a team of legal and economic consultants in the development of special railway implementing regulations, in collaboration with the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation, as part of a project funded by the Indonesia Infrastructure Initiative.

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