Dharsono Hartono is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PT Rimba Makmur Utama, an Indonesia-based company that is developing the Katingan Project. Since 1998, he has worked for multinational companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and JP Morgan in New York, handling merger acquisition, debt management and financing and raising capital. His role in PT Rimba Makmur Utama includes managing all the company’s activities, especially marketing and financing in the carbon market. Dharsono obtained a bachelor’s degree in Operation Research, and a Master of Engineering from Cornell University in Financial Engineering.
Lawrence Lilley is a contributor for The Jakarta Post (Indonesia’s biggest English-language newspaper). He is currently doing a summer internship at PT. Rimba Makmur Utama, having completed the first year of his bachelors degree in ‘International Development and the Environment’ at the University of East Anglia in the UK.