How CHROs Can Shape Organisational and Workforce Transformation

While many factors are continuing to challenge and transform the way organisations work, forward-looking leaders are already looking to devise innovative strategies that will allow their organisation to navigate the challenges and thrive in 2024.These include formulating key people strategies that will allow them to retain the best talent at a time when employees are deciding on their key priorities and planning for their next career moves. At this event, we will be covering the key trends and addressing the pressing topics on how organisations can build a culture of belonging and equity in the workplace and deploy innovative HR technologies to improve employee experience.  Join more than 150 CHROs in your country for high-level networking opportunity, sharing of best practices and learning the latest insights from renowned HR thought leaders to successfully develop your people and organisation strategies for 2024 and steer your organisation towards growth.

CHRO Indonesia




Park Hyatt Jakarta
Jalan Kebon Sirih No 17 – 19, Kb. Sirih, Kec,
Menteng Kota Jakarta Pusat Daerah Khusus Ibukota,
Jakarta, Indonesia, 10340

14th August 2024
Organiser's Welcome Address
Chairperson's Opening Remarks
Embracing Digital HR Transformation and Purposeful Technology Enablement for the Future of Work
  • The role of innovation in driving HR transformation and optimising operating models
  • Outlining the roadmap to digital HR and dispelling common myths catalysing this paradigm shift
  • Enhancing workforce agility and technology fluency to keep pace with transformative change

Aloysius Budi Santoso, Chief of Corporate Human Capital Development – Astra International

Evi Damayanti, Chief Human Capital - Bank Danamon Indonesia

Dharma Syahputra, Chief Human Capital Officer – Kimia Farma

Debora Bangun, Chief People & Corporate Strategy Officer – DANA Indonesia

A Data-driven, Experience-led and Skills-based Approach to Digital Acceleration in HR Transformation
  • Keeping your employees engaged, empowered and primed to perform
  • Optimising and augmenting workforce excellence with AI-enabled process automation and decisioning
  • Harnessing integrated HCM platforms and agile methodologies to personalise employee experience

Senior representative from Workday

A Holistic Approach to Workforce Upskilling and Capability Development in the Age of GenAI
  • Blending operational gains with a people-first mindset and perspective to upskilling and reskilling
  • Identifying the biggest skill gaps and progressing clear learning pathways and pivots
  • Reinventing L&D and building your strategy around employees’ real needs to make the most of GenAI

Eklavya Bhave, Head of Asia – Coursera

Proven Strategies and the Game Changer to Hiring, Developing and Retaining Top Talent
  • Winning the war for talent – What do today’s employees need, value and prioritise?
  • Gleaning data-driven insights into total talent management and performance enablement
  • Tailoring talent mobility initiatives, career pathways and succession plans to ensue business continuity

Irsyad Sahroni, Director & CHRO – Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison

Leveraging People and Talent Analytics to Drive Organisational Success
  • Assess, select, develop and lead: A non-bias and predictive approach using the science of personality
  • Achieving responsible use of AI and human synergy in data-driven HR
  • Having a nuanced understanding of workforce dynamics to improve workplace performance

Anne-Marie Paiement, Senior Consultant, International Team – Hogan Assessment Systems

From Legacy to Agile: Boosting Hybrid Work and Seamless Collaboration with Digital EX Platforms
  • Shaping the ‘new possible’ of human-centric work design and business success
  • Accelerating digital workplace transformation for future-ready operations that transcend boundaries
  • Modernising employee experience that translates to customer experience delight

Senior representative from Workvivo by Zoom

Leadership Shifts to Unleash an Era of Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Business Outperformance
  • Creating a culture of inclusive and human-centred leadership
  • Going beyond traditional norms to foster DEI, value creation and employee empowerment
  • From profit to impact: Delivering on brand values, transparency, aspiration and shared purpose

Ripy Mangkoesoebroto, Director of People & Culture – HM Sampoerna

The People Analytics Imperative – Accelerating Strategic Change and Business Impact
  • Integrating HR and business data to deliver informed decisions and people insights at scale
  • Optimising the facets of people management for equitable and improved workplace performance
  • Shaping organisational strategies and business outcomes with evidence-based HR intervention
Industry 4.0: Future-Proofing your HR Tech Stack and Workforce Management for Competitive Advantage
  • Streamlining HR processes and aligning your tech stack with broader organisational goals and priorities
  • Maximising ROI from investments in robust talent, smart technologies and digital competencies
  • Promoting new age workplaces that thrive on adaptability, innovation and experimentation

Wing Antariksa, CHRO – Bluebird Group

Willy Saelan, HR Director – Unilever Indonesia

Julie Anwar, Head of HR - OCBC Indonesia

Harliana Liswati, Head of HR – Mitra Adiperkasa

Championing a Positive Work Culture in Building Connected, Engaged and High-Performing Teams
  • Reinvigorating your EVP and identifying milestones that matter in the employee journey
  • Prioritising employee well-being, rewards and recognition for a productive working environment
  • Driving continuous improvement and quantifiable metrics in integrated employee experience

Yenita Oktora, CHRO – L’Oreal Indonesia

Closing Remarks & End of Conference


Aloysius Budi Santoso

Chief of Corporate Human Capital Development
Astra International

Evi Damayanti

Chief Human Capital
Bank Danamon Indonesia

Eklavya Bhave

Head of Asia

Ripy Mangkoesoebroto

Director of People & Culture
HM Sampoerna

Irsyad Sahroni

Director & CHRO
Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison

Yenita Oktora

L’Oreal Indonesia

Julie Anwar

Head of HR
OCBC Indonesia

Willy Saelan

HR Director
Unilever Indonesia





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Aloysius Budi Santoso

Chief of Corporate Human Capital Development – Astra International

Evi Damayanti

Chief Human Capital – Bank Danamon Indonesia

Evi joined Bank Danamon in 2016 as Chief Internal Audit until December 2018. After that, she was appointed as Chief Operations Officer until March 2023, and then assigned to become Chief Human Capital. Before joining Bank Danamon, she started her career in Europe (Zurich and London) at Citibank and Barclays, before returning to Indonesia to form the In Business Controls team at Citibank Indonesia. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from University of Indonesia. She is also a CFA charter holder.

Eklavya Bhave

Head of Asia – Coursera

Eklavya Bhave is an experienced business and technology executive. He currently serves as Head of Asia in Coursera. He leads a team that is committed to providing equal access to the world’s best education. His responsibilities include driving sales and GTM strategy for Coursera’s enterprise business in the Asia Pacific region. This includes working closely with enterprises and universities in the region.

Eklavya has close to two decades of experience in sales and business development in the technology space. He has held leadership positions in companies, such as Citrix, Oracle, Microsoft, etc. Prior to Coursera, Eklavya was the Head of Channels & Alliances for South Asia for Citrix. In this role, he was responsible for building and executing business strategy for the region by leading cross functional teams. Eklavya is an Engineering graduate with a Masters in Management.

Ripy Mangkoesoebroto

Director of People & Culture – HM Sampoerna

Ripy is the People & Culture Director of PT HM Sampoerna Tbk, an affiliate of Philip Morris International. Prior to her current role, she was the Founder and CEO of 3V, an Indonesian consulting firm, specialising in Culture Transformation and People Management Advisory Services, which also developed a dynamic culture and performance management application – OMNIA.

In Ripy’s 25 years of professional experience, she has taken an executive role to lead various large corporations in Indonesia to undergo people management and corporate culture transformation. Her work and consulting experience spanned in the industry of consumer goods, pharmaceutical and consulting industries with leading national and multinational organisations, such as DDI, PT HM Sampoerna Tbk, MSD and Schering-Plough, AXA and Indosat Ooredoo.

A graduate of Psychology, University of Indonesia, Ripy attained her Master degree of Education & Training System Design in the University of Twente. Her achievement has been acknowledged by various professional awards in Indonesia. Ripy’s performance track record as “making change happens” and expertise in corporate culture transformation helps ensure change initiatives are grounded, practical and contextual.

Irsyad Sahroni

Director & CHRO – Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison

Irsyad Sahroni is a distinguished HR leader with over 25 years of experience across various industries, including FMCG, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications. He is currently the Director and CHRO at Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH), and serves as a Commissioner at Lintasarta.

Understanding that the people is the core of any organisation, Irsyad has been focusing on establishing IOH as a growth platform for all employees through talent management and performance enablement. His leadership ensures that talents are respected and recognised while still positively challenged, to effectively meet the evolving needs of both the employees and the business. This holistic approach to HR has positioned Irsyad as a leader in creating sustainable and effective HR strategies, resulting in a performance-driven organisation.

Furthermore, Irsyad’s career is also marked by a strategic focus on enhancing employee experience. At IOH, he has been instrumental in implementing agile work practices and creating a culture that supports continuous learning and development. His personal hobbies include cycling and running, which he uses to maintain his own work-life balance.

Yenita Oktora

CHRO – L’Oreal Indonesia

Yenita’s career with L’Oréal Indonesia spans nearly 14 years, currently holding a position on the Management Committee as Chief Human Resources Officer. Throughout her tenure at L’Oréal, she has garnered diverse international experiences. Yenita’s journey commenced in 2010 as the Recruitment & Integration Manager. In 2014, she ventured to Shanghai as Talent Director for Asia Pacific. After two years, she transitioned to Hong Kong in 2016, serving as the HR Director, Consumer Division for Asia Pacific. Then, she relocated to Singapore in 2018, expanding her role as HR Business partner for regional staff.

Upon returning to Indonesia, Yenita took on the leadership of the HR team with a mission to make L’Oréal Indonesia a great place to work while nurturing the company’s most important asset – Its people. Her professional trajectory is rooted in her strong passion for people, stemming from her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Indonesia in 2003.

Commencing her career at Charoen Pokphand Indonesia, Yenita later transitioned to a consultancy role within a recruitment agency before dedicating four years to Hutchison 3 Indonesia as a HR Business Partner Manager, ultimately finding her place at L’Oréal Indonesia.

Julie Anwar

Head of HR – OCBC Indonesia

Julie has more than 20 years of experience in the field of human resources. She spearheads the transformation of human resources at OCBC to embrace the wave of technology disruption. Julie started her career as marketing for HSBC Securities, HR consultancy at Mercer, HR Head for Citibank and Bank QNB Kesawan before joining PT Bank OCBC NISP Tbk in 2014.

Julie won various awards while serving as Head of HR at OCBC, one of them from UN Women – Women Empowerment Principles (WEP) 2020 for the Honourable Mentioned criteria – Gender Inclusive Workplace 2020.

Willy Saelan

HR Director – Unilever Indonesia

Willy Saelan is a HR Director with over 25 years of professional experience, mainly in Unilever companies. He has held different HR roles and responsibilities in marketing, R&D, rewards, learning, employee relations, and leadership supply and organisation effectiveness, across different regions and countries, such as Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom.

Willy has demonstrated his skills and expertise in managing talent, performance, culture, engagement, and succession planning for senior management, as well as driving strategic HR planning and initiatives for the business. He has a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Leeds and a Bachelor’s degree in Social & Political Sciences from the University of Padjadjaran.

Joanne Flinn

Chairwoman of the ESG Institute

Thought leader, award-winning author and respected international keynote speaker, Joanne Flinn has brought inspiration, insight, and action to audiences across countries and industries. Her deep experience enables her to share true insights about digital disruption, change and leadership. Her empathy and realism help people succeed in business and life. As the Chair of the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Institute, Joanne works with Chairman and CEOs of global entities to develop, scale and deploy sustainability strategies.

Kris Wadia

CEO of Humanized Leadership

Kris Wadia is the CEO of Humanized Leadership. He focuses on putting human beings, not processes or technology, at the core of any business that wishes to be successful. A former Partner at Accenture, with global experience across multiple industry verticals, his career journey has spanned over 70 countries. Most recently, Kris was a keynote speaker on ‘Habitual Hybrid Leadership’ for the UK’s Centre for Army Leadership, with a world-wide audience of over 6,000 attendees.

Jonathan Cheung

CEO of the ESG Institute and ASEAN Development Advisor Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)

Jonathan Cheung comes to the helm of the ESG Institute with over 37 years of leadership experience in 20 countries across the Asia Pacific region, North America, and Europe. His deep expertise in business, procurement and supply chain are uniquely situated to help organisations successfully tackle scope 3 emissions and improve value chains.

Jonathan brings invaluable expertise, collaborative muscle and big-picture vision to the ESG Institute through his external role as the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) ASEAN Development Advisor and his commercial acumen developed while the Executive Director/Regional Head of Citibank Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Services as well as his years at EDS, American Express, PwC Consulting, CAPCO, HP, and KPMG.

He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS); a licensed CIPS Procurement Excellence Programme assessor for Asia, and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). He is also an Exco member of The Supply Chain Asia (SCA) Procurement Council.