Indonesia Alumni Association

About

The University of Melbourne Indonesian Alumni Association aims to provide all alumni, especially those who are in the greater Jakarta area and western part of Indonesia, with opportunities to expand their social and professional connections through our regular events. We are committed to providing peer support for all alumni while at the same time, also passionate about giving back to the community by collaborating with our alumni and various community partners.

See events soon to be hosted by the Indonesian Alumni Association.

Get in touch

Our association welcomes involvement from the wider community and can be contacted at umiaa.committee@gmail.com, or you can keep up-to-date via Facebook or Instagram.

Executive Committee

Handoko
Handoko Lie, President

Handoko completed his undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Melbourne and a postgraduate degree in the same major from the Australian National University. He is currently a Strategic Operations Manager at Gojek, a multinational tech company and a Super App headquartered in Indonesia. Previously he was a consultant at IBM Corporation. He’s been actively involved in the Alumni Association since 2017.

Henri
Henri Bemelmans, Vice President

Henri completed his undergraduate degree with a double major in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Science, followed by a Diploma in Education, at Monash University. After teaching for three years, he moved into the financial sector as a systems programmer and analyst, while completing post graduate studies in Information Sciences at Victoria University. After five years in the IT industry, he returned to teaching before commencing further post graduate studies in Education at the University of Melbourne. In 2001 he left Melbourne for Bandung, Indonesia, completing the final semesters of his Master of Education online and graduating in 2002. Currently Head of Secondary Campus at Australian Independent School (AIS) Indonesia, he was previously Head of School at Bandung International School, West Java and Principal at ACG School Jakarta.

Gustav
Gustav Rafi, Treasurer

Gustav graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) in 2017. He also attended University of Indonesia majoring in Accounting as part of his double degree program. Currently he works at British American Tobacco (Bentoel Group) as Global Graduate Program – Finance.

Reinaldo
Reinaldo Gunawan, Secretary

Rei was born in Jakarta and moved to Australia aged five. He completed primary and secondary education in Perth, Western Australia before moving to Melbourne where he completed his Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Software. He loves using tech to solve problems and has been involved with several startups, including boxaladin.com, kickavenue.com and shoxfashion.com.

Shabrina
Shabrina Atrasina Fadhila, Second Secretary

Shabrina obtained her undergraduate degree International Relations from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan in 2014. With enthusiasm and motivation to gain deeper knowledge about development, she took off another journey to pursue a Master of Development Studies at the University of Melbourne, where she was granted an Australia Awards Scholarship, and graduated in 2019. During her studies, Shabrina was actively involved in promoting Indonesian traditional dance, culture and language to Australian society.

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