As research analyst, Kartika Susanti provides policy insights and analysis on the Indonesian creative industry, digital media platform and the mining industry. Combined with her understanding of Indonesia’s policy-making process, she develops critical government relations and stakeholder engagement strategies to help clients navigate the challenges of doing business in Indonesia.
Kartika spent more than eight years writing and reporting for one of the most respected media organizations in Indonesia, Tempo magazine and newspaper. For about half of her journalistic career, she covered legal and political news, and also wrote on a wide range of economic topics from infrastructure to trade and agriculture to manufacturing.
Kartika earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations from University of Airlangga in Surabaya. She was awarded a Chevening Scholarship from the United Kingdom in 2012 and completed her master’s degree in media and development at the University of Westminster’s School of Media, Arts and Design in London.