Collectively the key leadership have over 80 years experience in assessing and managing credit risk as well as building transaction advisories and servicing platforms. This diverse sector and asset class specialist knowledge and experience ensures our sourcing and assessment of funding secured investments follows a diligent and rigorous process. Operational and servicing risk are also subjected to thorough due diligence and on-going surveillance to monitor both credit quality and servicing effectiveness.
DR. FRANK CHANIADI, MBA - MANAGING DIRECTOR
Dr. Chaniadi is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of KNIGHTSBRIDGE INTEGRATED SOLUTION PTE. LIMITED. Since the formation, he has been responsible for ensuring the company's adherence to its core investment philosophy; communicating closely with clients concerning value-creative projects/portfolios and strategies; and contributing his experience to big-picture decisions relating to investments and corporate direction. He currently focuses on alternative investment mainly in North America-Asia Pacific cross border energy and infrastructure transaction advisories.
Dr. Chaniadi has over two decades of global experiences of industry leadership and senior consulting management positions with P&L responsibilities at Deloitte Consulting LLP (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu), Centrica North America/Energy America LLC/Direct Energy Limited (LON: CNA) and London-based Barclays Bank plc (NYSE: BCS). He started his careers with PT. Diners Jaya Indonesia International and SC Johnson & Son Australia Pty. Limited. He has also seed and venture funded companies in the US' oil & gas and Southeast Asian-based power technologies, energy renewables and infrastructure projects.
Dr. Chaniadi holds a Doctor in Business Administration (Strategy) from The University of Manchester, England, an MBA (Finance) from Durham University, England, a Bachelor of Commerce (Management Science and Quantitative Methods) from The University of Western Sydney, Australia and is a Certified Management Accountant.
MR. RIKY TIRAJO, MCOMM. - DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENT
Mr. Tirajo is Director of Investment and Head of Origination. He is responsible for credit analysis of transactions. He has over two decades of finance industry leadership and previously held senior level management positions at Sinar Mas Group and Reliance Securities with extensive experiences in equity and debt markets in Southeast Asia and Australia.
Mr. Tirajo has managed a complex portfolio of >$2.1 billion of distressed debt and advised on the numerous acquisitions (and divestitures thereof) of Indonesian-based energy and infrastructure projects. He has a rare ability to combine strong analytical thinking with systemic and intuitive insight. This ability enables him to see business investment decisions from a holistic perspective, to quickly identify the principal value drivers and issues and analytically critique solutions.
Mr. Tirajo holds a Master of Commerce (Quantitative Finance) from The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia and a BSc (Accounting) from Widya Mandala University, Surabaya, Indonesia.
MR. DAN GIDEONE - DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Mr. Gideone is Director of Operations and accountable for day-to-day operations, company compliance and corporate governance. He has over 25+ years of energy industry experience with Indonesian-based MAN Group and Siemens, covering a wide range of roles including business development leadership and strategic planning, corporate governance, energy project engineering development and management, technical training, commercial and contractual agreements, intellectual property management, power techno-economics valuation and environmental impact assessment.
A creative thinker with strong analytical, influencing, organization and communication skills, Mr. Gideone's main strengths include his ability to distil complex inputs and situations into simple ideas and operating plans.
Mr. Gideone holds a BSc (Electrical Engineering) from UPN Veteran, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
MR. MUHAMMAD P. MALIK, MBA - DIRECTOR OF RISK MANAGEMEMENT
Mr. Malik is Director of Risk Management. He leads the risk management and portfolio monitoring and conducting due diligence on prospective business partners and the provision of a technology platform supporting operations and business intelligence. Former Head of IT, Risk Management and Finance at PT. Bank Panin Tbk with over fifteen years’ experience in supporting the secured and unsecured consumer credit businesses originating and servicing assets.
With a background that bridges technical and commercial, Mr, Malik has a history of successfully developing investment and managing strong multi disciplinary teams in the execution of resource projects and resource-based M&A transactions.
Mr. Malik earned an MBA (General Management) from Bandung Institute of Technology (School of Business Management - SBM-ITB), Bandung, Indonesia and a BSc (Informatics Engineering) from Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia.