Melchor Tiara Pratama ("MTP") is a holding company with a passion for environmental related issues, science and technology, is based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Guided by the core value to contribute to human progress and saving our tomorrow.
As a group of companies, Melchor Group Indonesia believes that they can only ensure the future success by creating results and providing added value for the society. The Group approaches all their actions and decisions with the sense of responsibility and to seek the balance between environmental, social and governance aspects of the process.
Melchor Group Indonesia biggest asset is the team of professionals with the brightest minds that strives to create something that is better for the future.
Muller aims to be the leader in empowering nature sustainability and preventing climate change for a better ecosystem through carbon credits.
Rantai Oxygen Indonesia (ROXI) is a technology company that uses blockchain as a system to support emission mitigation actions by developing a digital platform and application to support the purpose.
Perisai Alam Sejahtera (PAS) is focusing its business within the scope of Social Forestry. Aiming its goals towards improving community around social forest and doing conservation of the forest.
Melchor provides assistance for investment strategy decision making process
Melchor is to aid broad extensive business research and planning process for Indonesian and foreign investors
Melchor will offer intensive support in executing business strategies for investors
Melchor can help and support investors in performing everyday business exercises
Peter F. Gontha
Chairman - Founder
Peter F. Gontha’s name is almost synonymous with Jazz in Indonesia. His Java Jazz Festival, which started in 2005, and since then has become the biggest jazz festival in the world for more than a decade now. Beside his love with Jazz, Peter is also known as a prominent business personality of so many achievements with a "Midas Touch".
After concluding his service as Indonesian Ambassador to Poland, Peter founded the Melchor Group in 2019, whose mission is to preserve the planet and prevent climate change impacts through carbon sequestration activities. Since then, Melchor Group has grown into becoming a parent company of several progressive subsidiaries that focus on environmental aspects.
During his tenure as ambassador, after being appointed by president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Peter was also assigned as Special Envoy for Indonesia’s palm oil negotiation team with the European Union. This became a pivotal point of his deepening concerns for environmental preservation and climate change issues.
A very prominent figure in business, Peter had played many roles across many industries and chaired various big and reputable companies including Shell, Citibank, American Express, Bimantara Group, and Garuda Indonesia. His other business ventures can be traced in the real estate sector like Plaza Indonesia and Bali Intercontinental Resort, aside also from PT Tri Polyta Indonesia, First Media, PT Datakom Asia, and PT Jaring Data Interaktif.
Peter also founded Chandra Asri, Indonesia’s biggest petrochemical company, that helped elevate the country from olefin import dependencies in the plastic industry. Peter started his business endeavour in the media industry and has built many legacies with involvements in founding many major national broadcasting companies such as RCTI, SCTV, Indosiar, Indovision and Trijaya FM.
Edwin is a seasoned banker figure in the current tenure as a Commissioner in the Maybank Group which parented PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk. With over 50 years of experience in the banking sector, his experiences included as Head of Treasury at Citibank N.A. and Executive VP Bank Mandiri, among others.
Starting his path as a banker in the treasury department of Citibank, Edwin left Citibank after achieving the Vice President position. He moved as Executive Consultant in Atlantic Richfield Company (Arco) Asia Inc. in Singapore; which brought him back to the U.S. where he worked for Arco Dallas Texas. In 1999, Edwin was appointed as Chief of Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (BPPN). Two years later, Edwin returned to the banking industry as an independent commissioner of Bank Central Asia.
From then, his career continued to several major banks and industries such as a Commissioner of Bank Danamon, President Commissioner of Bank Mandiri, President Director of BHP Billiton, Independent commissioner of Indonesia Infrastructure Finance.
Edwin's deeply rooted experience in the banking world ensures Melchor Group to always operate with the highest level of compliances and best practices in regards to financial aspects.
DR Dodi S. Abdulkadir, S.H.
Commissioner - Co Founder
A PhD holder in business law, and a very well-known lawyer that has been representing well-known high-profile clients in Indonesia. Specialized in Fraud and White-Collar Crime with significant experience in litigation involving civil and criminal cases, banking and finance, merger and acquisitions, bankruptcy/insolvency, arbitration and intellectual property. His network in government and private sectors is an important element for Melchor to grow the business while his legal advisory keeps us in the right track.
As a lawyer, he has helped win many cases in the International Court of Arbitration. Thanks to his business knowledge and excellent business intuition, he has contributed Melchor and other businesses in various initatives from Maritime Industry to Food & Beverages.
Very popular among his friends which include among others Government Officials in top positions, Political Party Leaders, top reputable businessmen, and maintains a very good relationship with them. Other than that, his extensive business networks have also helped bring in foreign investors from numerous countries.
He is also the Managing Partner of MR & Partners Law Office that is adept at litigation, negotiation and counselling.
• Commissioner - MELCHOR GROUP
• President Commissioner - PERISAI ALAM SEJAHTERA
Fachry Thaib is a senior Indonesian entrepreneur with extensive experience and understanding in several industries, from mining, logistics, and forest restoration and conservation.
He went to Hamburg University, Germany, to learn economics. His extensive business experience has brought him to have solid networking among Indonesian and international entrepreneurs. In addition, his experience at the Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association (HIPMI) and the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) has given him broad exposure in various circles.
At KADIN, Fachry is a Representative of the Board of Directors of ICCIA (Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture) Members. At the same time, also as Chairman Middle East & Organization of Islamic Conference Committee. In addition, he also took office as Chairman of the Permanent pCommittee on Economic Cooperation for the Middle East, OIC, and Europe for three consecutive years.
His extensive experience and knowledge mean a lot to the growth of the Melchor group as a whole.
• Co Founder & President Director - MELCHOR GROUP
• Acting CEO - ROXI
With comprehensive marketing and operational knowledge added with experiences stretched over 30 years in various industries -from IT to Renewable Energy and Sustainable Industry- Rudi is one of the creative drivers of development and ideas in Melchor Group.
His pivotal point of interest in the environmental sector was magnified in 2015 after being appointed by the Indonesian Ambassador to Poland, HE Peter F Gontha, to assist in the field of trade and economic diplomacy. He was successful in executing Polish investment plans to various sectors in Indonesia, one of which was financing an energy project by a state-owned Polish bank. The project was the largest financing project carried out by any Polish bank outside the country at the time.
With his vast network in the government, State-Owned Enterprises, and the private sector, Rudi portrays rigorous knowledge to execute ideas into profitable business portfolios. Rudi keeps showing solid leadership throughout his professional career and as an entrepreneur; where his capabilities have been proven over time in transforming business initiatives into high value outputs. His international network built years ago has become one of his most valuable assets.