Jemmy Chayadi is the Director of Strategy and Sustainable Development at Djarum Foundation, a philanthropic organization with the core mission to advance Indonesia by improving the quality of our human capital and preserving our natural resources, through five initiatives: Social, Sport, Environment, Education, and Culture. Jemmy oversees the strategy development and partnership across all initiatives of Djarum Foundation.
A versatile executive with 20-years of leadership/management experience, Jemmy started his career as an engineer at Shure in Chicago, then moved to China to lead the implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives at IKEA Asia Pacific, which ultimately led him back home to Indonesia and grew his career in Sustainability as the Vice President of Sustainability at APRIL Group.
Jemmy holds a Master of Manufacturing Industrial Technology and Operations from Illinois Institute of Technology-Chicago, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jemmy also graduated from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Leadership Program 2016, in partnership with Yale University.
Jemmy is passionate about community and environment, currently serving as the President of Wisconsin Alumni Association-Indonesia Chapter and sitting as a Board Member in the Leadership Council for YKAN (an affiliate of The Nature Conservancy in Indonesia). Jemmy also co-founded "Sindikasi Pemilu dan Demokrasi" (SPD), an NGO to answer issues surrounding the topics of election and democracy in Indonesia. In his free time, Jemmy enjoys playing badminton and traveling with his family.