The son of Adaro’s Vice President Commissioner, Theodore Permadi Rachmat, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University in Illinois in 1995. He started his career as a business analyst at A.T. Kearney in 1995, then moved to work as operations researcher and supply chain manager for PT Toyota Astra Motors from 1996 to 1998. After a spell at his family’s Triputra Group, he brought his experience to Adaro in 2005.
Owen has been the Chairman of EMR Capital since its inception in 2011, and has more than 40 years’ experience in the global mining industry including 25 years with the Rio Tinto group where he was Managing Director of Rio Tinto Asia and Rio Tinto’s Australian copper and gold business from 1989 to 1994. Owen was the founder and Managing Director of Oxiana Limited. He was previously the Vice Chairman of ASX listed Fortescue Metals Group.
Chia Ah Hoo earned a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Windsor in Canada in 1984. After a project in Penang, Malaysia, he ran a contract mining company in East Kalimantan then joined PT Adaro Indonesia in 1991 as operations manager PT Adaro Indonesia further developed his career by providing a period of study at the European business school INSEAD in 1998. Later that year he was appointed General Manager of PT Adaro Indonesia.
Ian has more than 35 years’ experience across the Australian mining and mining services sectors. Most recently he held the positions of CEO of Newcrest Mining Ltd and CEO of Orica Limited. Prior to this Ian held senior roles at Rio Tinto including Head of Technology and as Managing Director of Comalco Aluminium Smelting.
Ralph has over 30 years’ experience in the provision of accounting, assurance and finance related matters and is CFO of EMR Capital. Prior to joining EMR Capital, Ralph had been a Senior Partner in KPMG Australia for 18 years. In that position he has held various senior roles including Partner in charge of KPMG’s CFO Advisory Practice in Melbourne, responsible for advising CFO’s on strategy, operations and risk.
Ralph’s experience includes transaction due diligence assignments relating to mergers, acquisitions and divestments. In addition to his external client roles and internal KPMG leadership positions, Ralph has led various strategic and operational initiatives for KPMG.
Ralph holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Melbourne University, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and is an ASIC registered company auditor.
Jason has been the CEO of EMR Capital since its inception in 2011 and prior to that, had over 20 years’ experience as a professional advisor specialising in the Asian market and the resources sector. Jason was previously Partner in Charge of KPMG Australia’s Asia Practice, China Practice and India Practice, at different times, and a member of KPMG Australia’s leadership team. In these roles, Jason was the head of KPMG Australia’s businesses across all service lines (advisory, tax, audit) for the Asia Australia corridor, where his primary focus was working for Chinese companies acquiring mining projects globally.
Mark has a Master’s Degree in engineering from Wollongong University and studied Mechanical Engineering at Newcastle University. Mark’s introduction to Adaro was as Managing Director of a JV between BHP and Adaro in Indonesia. After Adaro acquired 100% of the Indonesian BHP assets Mark joined Adaro to assist with the development of the Metallurgical coal division. Mark has over 35 years’ experience in the development and management of mining ventures throughout Australia and South East Asia with a strong focus on underground longwall mining and will lead the Adaro team in the transition to ownership.
Earned a law degree from the University of Indonesia in 1990, and LLM (Master of Laws) from the University of Washington in 1992. He returned to Indonesia and worked as a lawyer at the firms Minan`g, Warman, Sofyan SH & Associates and Lubis, Ganie & Surowidjojo before joining Adaro in 1996
Tony is a geologist and business development executive with over 25 years of exploration, development and operations experience in the resources industry. He worked with Rio Tinto for 14 years in various technical, commercial and management positions before joining Oxiana Limited in 2000. More recently, Tony was the Executive General Manager for exploration and business development at OZ Minerals Limited. Tony is also a co-founder and former CEO of the Tigers Realm Minerals Group.