Events and Awards

17 March: Global State of Information Security Survey 2016 and Game of Threats Launch

22 March: Risk Management for Japanese Clients

 14 April: The 6th CFO Leadership Forum


Sacha Winzenried, PwC Indonesia Lead Advisor for Energy, Utilities & Mining, spoke during a session titled "Indonesia’s coal-fired & gas-fired power generation – explore the latest opportunities in developing IPP and captive power plants" with other panelists at the 2nd Annual Indonesia Infrastructure Finance Conference on 24 May 2016, at Grand Hyatt Jakarta

Julian Smith, PwC Global Transport and Logistics Leader and PwC Indonesia Lead Infrastructure Advisor, spoke during a session titled "Accelerating sustainable infrastructure development in Indonesia – when can we expect to see more deals?" with other panelists at the 2nd Annual Indonesia Infrastructure Finance Conference on 24 May 2016, at Grand Hyatt Jakarta

Sacha Winzenried, PwC Indonesia’s Lead Advisor for Energy, Utilities & Mining joined Sudirman Said, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Satya Yudha, Member of Commission VII of the DPR, Amien Sunaryadi, Chairman of SKK Migas, Christina Verechere, IPA President,  and San Afri Awang,  General Director of Forest Planning and Environmental Administration, Ministry of Forestry and Environment in a panel discussion on "Inter-sectoral Reforms Key to Energy Sustainability" during the 40th Indonesian Petroleum Association Convention & Exhibition on 26 May 2016. He spoke on the results of PwC's 2016 Indonesian Oil and Gas Survey "Is the drum half full or half empty?" highlighting challenges to investment identified by survey respondents, including a lack of consistent policies and vision for the energy sector between different arms of the government. 

Sacha Winzenried, PwC Indonesia’s Lead Advisor for Energy, Utilities & Mining spoke on “Investment considerations for Indonesian mining ─ an industry at the crossroads?” at the 22nd Coaltrans Asia Conference in Bali on 31 May 2016.  He joined a panel discussion with Pandu Syahrir, Chairman of the Indonesian Coal Mining Association, Kaz Tanaka, Andrew Hsia, Vice Chairman ofPhoenix International Energy Development Foundation, Dharma Djojonegoro, Deputy CEO of Adaro Power  and Heru Dewanto, President Director of PT Cirebon Energi Prasarana discussing the opportunities and challenges for investment in Indonesia's 35GW power expansion programme.

David Wake, PwC Indonesia’s Lead Advisor for Financial Services, presented the results of PwC's "Indonesia Insurance Survey" on 31 May 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel, Jakarta

On 10 June 2016, China Business Desk of PwC Indonesia hosted an event “Market Overview, Project Finance, Tax and Accounting for Power Sector in Indonesia” to provide insights on recent developments in the power sector in Indonesia, including the latest updates on project finance, accounting standards and tax regulations related to the power sector.

The event was opened by Wu Lei, Vice Chairman of China Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia (“CCCI”) who is also Head of Coal Fired Power division of CCCI. The speakers for the event were Agung Wiryawan, Capital Projects and Infrastructure Director of PwC, Suyanti Halim, Tax partner of PwC, Yanto Kamarudin, Assurance Partner of PwC, and Toto Harsono, China Business Desk Leader. More than 100 people from executives and finance representatives of various Chinese power companies attended this event.

China Business Desk of PwC Indonesia has a team of Mandarin speaking professionals from China, Taiwan and Singapore, who are fully committed to serving Chinese companies operating in Indonesia. China Business Desk of PwC Indonesia has also built a strong network with the PwC offices in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. This network enables the clients to gain access to the market and professional expertise on those locations as and when they are needed.

For further interest of our China Business Desk services, please contact:

Toto Harsono 
CBD Leader 
(+62-21) 528 91025 


Ding Tian
CBD Business Development Manager
(+62-21) 521 2901 ext.75775

PwC Indonesia was honored to have the US Ambassador for Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Robert O. Blake Jr., as a guest speaker in the 8th session of our talk-show program (BeLIEVe) on 15 June 2016 at PwC Lounge. During the session, Robert shared his experience in leadership and management during his career in politics, including how to enhance our work performance, set up a work plan, deal with problems and maintain good communication both with our supervisors and subordinates.

Subsequent to Tax Amnesty implementation, PwC Indonesia initiated a session called “Tax Amnesty: How This will Impact Your Organisations” on 15 July 2016 at The East building, South Jakarta. Ay Tjhing Phan, Leader of PwC Indonesia Tax and Legal Services and Managing Partner of PT Prima Wahana Caraka, became the keynote speaker for the session.

Considering Tax Amnesty would become a hot topic in the near future and the fact that the first session garnered much enthusiasm from the public, PwC conducted another session on 21 July 2016.

PwC Indonesia conducted “Accounting, Tax and Deals Update for the Plantation Industry” on 10 August 2016 at Ritz Carlton, Jakarta. This event covered several topics such as the application of PSAK 69 Agriculture, a taxation overview and updates in palm oil plantation. Acting as our speakers were PwC Indonesia’s Partner, Antonius Sanyojaya and Directors: Ketty Tedja, Yusup Lemanah, Hafidsyah Mochtar, and Andy Santoso.

As the first event of Next Generation event series, PwC Indonesia presented the result of “Next Generation Survey 2016” on 11 August 2016. In this occasion, we also introduced our new service concerning on Next Generation topics and invite those family members to join our Next Generation club.


For further interest of our Next Generation services which is a part of our Entrepreneurial and Private Client (EPC) services, please contact:


Michael Goenawan
EPC Leader 
(+62-21) 521 2901

Marcel Irawan
Associate Partner
(+62-21) 521 2901

Irhoan Tanudiredja, PwC Indonesia’s Senior Partner, along with Airlangga Hartanto (The Minister of Industry), Rosan Roeslani (Chairman of KADIN Indonesia), Shinta Kamdani (Vice Chairman of KADIN Indonesia), and Tony Gourlay (CEO of Global Initiatives) became the jury of Sustainable Business Awards 2016. This was the second year PwC Indonesia participated in this event. The awards were given to inspiring business leaders who worked hard to drive sustainability in their organisation and provide support for the Climate Agreement in Paris. Taking place at the Shangri-la hotel, this event, held on 25 August 2016, was also attended by Puan Maharani, Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Human Resources Development and Culture and Bambang Brodjonegoro, The Chairman of Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning.

PwC Indonesia celebrated its 45th Anniversary on 21 September 2016 at the Hotel Indonesia Kempinski, Jakarta. The Governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama during his speech, talked about the challenges for Jakarta as it grows and adapts to the current urban realities. Meanwhile, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Rudiantara spoke about e-commerce development in Indonesia. This event was attended also by Sofyan Djalil, the Minister of Land and Spatial Planning/National Land Affairs Agency, PwC clients, and other business and thought leaders.

On 11 October 2016, PwC Indonesia launched “Indonesian Infrastructure: Stable Foundations for Growth” at the Fairmont Hotel, Jakarta. PwC Indonesia’s Infrastructure Leader, Julian Smith, shared the key findings in the study, success factors and our recommendations for improvements in infrastructure development across key sectors of the economy. Julian’s presentation was then followed by a panel discussion involving Head of KPPIP Implementation Team, Wahyu Utomo, President Director of PT SMI, Emma Sri Martini, Head of BPJT, Herry T Zuma and PwC Indonesia’s Infrastructure Director, Agung Wiryawan. Visit our website for the full report.

PwC Consulting Indonesia held the 2nd Risk & Governance Forum on 14 October 2016. The theme for the forum was “Good Corporate Governance, the Heartbeat of a Great Corporate”. Taking place at PwC Indonesia’s Training Centre, the forum involved PwC Indonesia’s Risk Consulting Partner, Chairil Tarunajaya, PwC Indonesia’s Risk Consulting Manager, Boy Michael Tjahjono, Group Head Compliance Mandiri, Chrisna Pranoto and CFO of Pelindo III, Saefudin Noer.

PwC Consulting Indonesia hosted the exclusive Cyber Security Seminar on 18 October 2016 at PwC Indonesia’s Training Centre, Jakarta. The seminar focused on the profiles of threat actors, their motives, targets and impact. PwC Indonesia’s Director,Handikin Setiawan, PwC Indonesia’s Manager, Ricky Utama and PwC India’s Cyber Security Associate Director, Sandeep V became our keynote speakers. We also had Dwi Kurniawan, OJK’s Information System Strategy & Development sharing his experience in cyber security and how it affects institutions.

The 2016 Indonesian Tax Firm of the Year

PwC Indonesia, represented by Ay Tjhing Phan, Leader of PwC Indonesia Tax and Legal Services and Managing Partner of PT Prima Wahana Caraka, won an award in 2016 Asia Tax Award for Indonesian Tax Firm of the Year at the Goodwood Park Hotel in Singapore on 5 May 2016.