Meby Damayanti

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Meby is a trained economist with extensive experience in government, academia and international organizations. Her core expertise is in financial inclusion, evaluation of policy implementation, regional economic development, poverty reduction, micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprise development and public policy. This background allows Meby to provide BGA clients with an understanding of government rationale when developing policy and find opportunities for companies to bridge gaps in policy implementation across areas including foreign investment, financial inclusion, tax policy and competitiveness.

Prior to joining BGA, Meby worked for four years at the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (Tim Nasional Percepatan Penanggulangan Kemiskinan (TNP2K)), under the Office of the Vice President of Indonesia. She previously was an economic policy advisor to the Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs and worked at the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM). For a decade Meby was a lecturer in the economics department of Trisakti University and served on the research staff at the the country’s top economic and business thinktank, the University of Indonesia’s famed Institute for Economic and Social Research (LPEM-UI). Early in her career Meby worked at the Secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and in the research department of regional bank CIMB.

Meby earned a master’s degree in applied economics from the University of Adelaide in Australia, with a special focus on economic competitiveness. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Universitas Trisakti in Jakarta.