Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board provides support to the Governing Board as well as conducting due diligence on the Foundation’s activities, including overseeing financial audits.

CHAIR - Ardinis Arbain

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Ardinis Arbain is a lecturer and Head of Environmental Study at Andalas University, Indonesia. He received a doctorate degree in Plant Taxonomy from Heidelberg University, Germany.

VICE CHAIR - Dewi Bramono


Dewi Bramono

Dewi Bramono is Deputy Director of Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement of Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), Indonesia. She coordinates and monitors the implementation of standards and global best practices that improve the sustainability of APP’s operations in Indonesia. Her activities include the development of policies, guidelines and systems required to help the organisation in achieving its sustainability goals throughout APP’s and its suppliers’ operations. Since its launch in 2013, Ms. Bramono has managed the implementation of APP’s Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) to ensure that pulpwood and fiber are coming from sources that are managed responsibly and sustainably in accordance with APP’s commitments.

Ms. Bramono also engages with APP’s stakeholders, including customers and CSOs, to get their input and to update them on APP’s sustainability progress.

Previously, Ms. Bramono was a consultant for product development at Arthur D. Little in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She was also a project manager for Eka Hospital development in Serpong, Java, and in Pekanbaru, Sumatra, Indonesia. Ms. Bramono has a BSc and MSc in Engineering from Tufts University in the US and an MBA degree from INSEAD in France & Singapore.

MEMBER - Agung Wiyono

Agung Wiyono

MEMBER - Arman Sutedja


Arman Sutedja

Born in Bandung on June 30, 1973,
Mr. Sutedja graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Trisakti University, Jakarta, majoring in Accounting.

After graduation, he started his career as auditor at Prasetio, Utomo & Co (1995-1997) and later worked as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance in PT. Sinarmas Sekuritas (1997-1999). In 1999, Mr. Sutedja joined APP. More recently, he has been the Director of Marshall Enterprise Ltd. since 2006, as well as the Director of PT Cakrawala Mega Indah since 2009. On 24 June 2011, at the Annual General Shareholder Meeting, he was appointed as a Director of PT Pabrik Kertas Tjiwi Kimia Tbk. Since 2015, he is also Director of PT Syndopek Perotama dan PT Ekamas Fortuna.

Over the course of 2015, Mr. Sutedja attended various in-house discussion forums regarding Indonesian economics, politics, GCG and employment.

MEMBER - Professor Teguh Soedarsono

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Prof Teguh Soedarsono is Vice Head of the Witnesses and Victims Protection Agency. He graduated from UNTAG Law Faculty in 1989 and continued his masters at the University of Indonesia in Environmental Science & Human Ecology.

During his career Prof Soedarsono held a variety of roles across law enforcement and the environment. He was an Assistant III of Ministry of Environment in 1994, Head of Central Information Development & Environmental Compliance in 1998 and also held the positions of Head of National Crime Statistics, Head of the Crime Information Center and Head of the Police Law Development Division.

He is a lecturer on Police Law, Environment Law and Restorative Justice at the Police Academy College, Bhayangkara Jaya University, University of Indonesia, Pakuan University, and Atmajaya University. Prof Soedarsono has received a number of awards for his work and has also published numerous books in the field of law.