David Widjaja has almost 30 years experience as an International Business and Management professional with valuable expertise in Business Development, Education, Finance, Agriculture, IT and Property Development. He has well established business networks both in Australia and Asia within Government and Private sectors. During the past years he has provided strategic advice to Australian private companies and government in the international marketplace. David has broad expertise in international partnerships, business strategy and market development in Australia-Indonesia business relationships.
David’s professional life goes beyond the scope of his own business. He is actively involved in numerous roles:
“David and I have worked together on the Australian Business Council Committee in Queensland for at least a decade and I have found him to be unfailingly conscientious and proactive with a great strategic sense for new business opportunities. He is a natural networker and a very reliable and honourable person I have always enjoyed working with.”
Greg Vickery AO. Special Counsel at Norton Rose Fulbright Australia.
“David is a tremendous asset to any business. He has the ability to provide insightful and strategic advice based on his wealth of experience to help guide business decisions and grow opportunities. David has been a tremendous asset to my work in the international student industry and other business interest. He is very consistent and reliable, and always delivers on what he says he will do.”
Jonathan Leishman. Business Development Manager.
“I would highly recommend David to anyone who is looking to do business in Indonesia. David has a wide range of business and government contacts in both Indonesia and Australia and is well respected in both communities.”
Vince Kelly. Senior Adviser, Australian Trade Commission.
“I highly recommend David Widjaja Consulting for market entries in Indonesia. His ideal mastery of the Australian, Canadian and Indonesia cultures allows him to make the best as business opportunities arise. His work rate is unrivalled. His care, openness and reach of his network is best in class.
For a reasonable fee, he prepared a week mission in Indonesia which allowed us to have individual quality meetings with eight mining oil and gas companies, five potential partners and some key government and business network people. Early results are acceleration of work with one mining company as well as signature of a memorandum of understanding with a promising local partner met through him. We expect to grow and continue rely on David’s excellent services.”
Pierre Elias. Business Development, Asia Pacific at BORÉALIS.
“David is a highly professional operator who is a delight to work with. He is serious in what he does and I always feel confident when working with David in delivering on agreed outcomes. While he is very experienced and well connected in the Education sector, his networking skills extend beyond that of Education. I recommend him to anyone who is looking for opportunities in the Indonesian market and vice versa.”
Andrew Foo. Director, Drew Marketing.
“In my experience, over some 10 years of knowing David, I have always found David to not only be a consumate expert in Australia-Indonesia business relationships, but alos a person of the highest personal and professional integrity.”
Ray Kelly, previous Executive Director QUT International.
“David is a successful connector. He patiently, generously and skilfully strives to bring value to his network of friends and business partners around the region, and does not shy away from new ideas and possibilities; qualities vital to any ventures and projects, particularly in relation to Indonesia.”
Lili Manoharan. Director, BINUS Global.
“David is known in business as the ‘Go to Man’…
If you want something done, get David to do it, he can open doors only some people dream they could, even some government departments have resorted to David’s skills and and contacts.”
Brian Ciseau. Director, Marketing Study ‘n’ Stay Safe.
“I have found David has an excellent knowledge of International Education and, due to his contacts, is able to give some excellent recommendations and ideas to others around him. David is willing to share ideas in order for the international market to grow to the benefit of his workplace and others.”
Debbie Kemish. Director, St Paul’s International School.
“I have been working with David over the past 10 years in a range of capacities. In every interaction during this time David has always acted with the highest level of professionalism and integrity. David’s intimate knowledge of all areas of the international education space both here and abroad is unparalleled by any other individual that I have met within the industry. This coupled with his extremely strong business network in a range of countries, but in particular Indonesia, make him a very valuable asset in any role within the public or private sector. David’s strong managerial skills and practical operational ability in the education space allow him to bring a truly synergistic advantage to any organisation that is fortunate enough to secure his services. I would have no hesitation in recommending David into the above mentioned role and I am happy to be contacted for further comment at anytime.”
Hugh Ritchie. Owner, Union Institute of Language.