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Manager, Strategic Engagement, ICT and Fintech

Rendy Dwi Novalianto

Rendy Dwi Novalianto

Rendy is an expert in the politics, policy and regulation of the digital, fintech, education and innovation sectors in Indonesia. He has a deep understanding of the policymaking process and government rationale for the regulatory frameworks that affect companies. He leads BGA’s client support in these sectors, conducting political risk analysis and helping companies navigate complex environments. His prowess is in understanding political influencers in both the executive and legislative branches. He has an extensive network in government institutions, think tanks, universities, business associations and NGOs. 

Rendy helps multinational companies and international nonprofit organizations build strategic partnerships with key stakeholders and develop blueprints for market entry and product launching. In recent years, he has led teams to obtain crucial permits and licenses, craft and implement policy advocacy strategies, develop market landscape studies and identify potential business or civil society partners. Rendy develops common ground among stakeholders to ensure the success of innovative product launching and the success of major nonprofit organization initiatives. 

Prior to joining BGA, Rendy worked for seven years at the Ministry of State Secretariat where he focused on e-government system development and international policy. He served as the executive assistant to the minister of the state secretariat, a position from which he briefed the minister daily on key issues. Rendy wrote speeches and prepared talking points for inter-ministerial meetings, giving him heavy involvement in the policy deliberation process. 

Rendy holds a bachelor’s degree from the Gadjah Mada University Faculty of Social and Political Science in Yogyakarta, Central Java. He obtained a master’s degree in public administration from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs in New York. 

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