The future of finance is all about managing across functions, building the right combination of capabilities, and establishing a strong data foundation. On-going FutureCFO dialogues with finance leaders across the function reveal a continued commitment to driving growth through digital transformation.

However, the maelstrom of non-aligned priorities, talent shortages, legacy processes and too many options when it comes to technologies make the road to growth in 2024 a formidable challenge for even the most seasoned finance professionals.

A Gartner’s research affirms that organisations face a medium-term environment characterised by tepid demand growth, stubbornly high costs and constrained access to capital – referring to the combination as a deadweight economic condition. “Absent fortuitous events such as a surprise end to geopolitical conflict, a swift halt to inflation or the quick realisation of dramatic productivity gains from AI, CFOs should expect many of the underlying economic trends contributing to the deadweight economy to persist across their strategic planning horizon.

The World Bank predicts that Indonesia’s GDP will grow to an average of 4.9% over 2024-2026, with economic growth to remain resilient, amid declining inflation and a stable currency. Indonesia has a lot of targets going forward. On the one hand, the country’s transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy could also generate a new phase of economic growth and poverty reduction. Also, Indonesia has ambitions to become a front-runner in AI development.

Combined with the acceleration of Indonesia’s digitalisation, how would Indonesia’s National AI Strategy, affect the finance function’s workflow and processes in Indonesia?

With Indonesia’s general elections scheduled for February 2024 and the new government to come into play in October 2024, how would the geopolitical landscape, economic volatility and AI readiness impact finance leaders in Indonesia in shaping their finance strategy in the coming years?

This 2024, the FutureCFO Indonesia Conference will be held in Jakarta on 25 July 2024, bringing together seasoned finance professionals to uncover:

  • How to sustain enterprise’s growth engine amidst challenging time
  • Transformation roadmap for success in the future
  • Best practices in riding the transformation challenges
  • Tactics for evaluating digital competencies across the function
  • How to build realistic and trustworthy forecasts
  • Strategies to shorten the digital financial close
  • Top challenges in data, data technology and governance management
  • AI and smart automation priorities and use cases
  • People management for stronger, digitally competent teams

The challenges ahead present real and economic tailwinds that can derail ongoing efforts to transform organisations into engines of innovation and growth. For the finance team, there remains clear opportunities to lead by example out of the potential maelstrom that lies ahead to bring about sustained growth in the years ahead.



CFOs, MDs, VPs, Directors, Heads, GMs, and Senior Managers, involved in:

  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Strategic Planning & Forecasting
  • Costing & Budgeting
  • Treasury Operations
  • Project Financing
  • Accounting and Reporting
  • Merger & Acquisition (M&A)
  • Investment / Portfolio Management 
  • Auditing & Internal Control
  • Tax Governance
  • Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC)
  • Statutory & Regulatory Reporting
  • Fiscal Policy Planning
  • Financial Technology Solutions


The FutureCFO Conference aims to give CFOs, who also act as their company’s strategic business partner and catalyst, insights on ensuring corporate growth and successfully mitigating risks and challenges amidst the current economic and political uncertainties in their countries. The conference will also address strategies and best practices on how CFOs can reimagine finance functions and their organizations to survive and thrive in today’s fast-paced and digitally driven landscape.

This by-invitation only one-day event will gather over 120 senior finance leaders from multiple industries and offers the best opportunity to hear from the industry’s leading professionals, contribute questions from the floor, engage in incisive panel discussions that discuss real-life business cases, updates and strategies to meet the most pertinent challenges facing the finance function in 2020.

High-Level Industry Speakers

We gather 20+ industry speakers and experts from leading organizations for keynote presentations and incisive discussions so you can tap on their invaluable insights and best practices important to your finance function management and transformation.

Interactive Discussions

Be part of our interactive panel discussions that address the current hot topics, share ideas and experiences and get the answers to your pressing questions from prominent finance leaders on stage.

Networking Opportunities

Meet new business partners, engage and forge new connections with fellow finance and treasury leaders in the region, solution providers and many more at our event through luncheons, coffee breaks, one-to-one meetings and informal introductions.

Targeted In-Depth Sessions

8 hours of learning and networking opportunities packed into 10 in depth sessions. Listen to corporate-driven best practices and case studies sharing that are targeted to your profession through the personalized country-specific conferences we crafted for you - FutureCFO Conferences.




Chairman’s Welcome Remarks

Allan Tan, Group Editor-in-Chief, CXOCIETY


PANEL DISCUSSION I: Achieving Sustainable Growth and Cost Efficiency

Dealing with overall macroeconomic conditions, increased interest rate, rising capital costs and geopolitical challenges will worry many senior finance executives in 2024. Finance leaders are under great pressure to bring costs down to anticipate volatile business landscapes in the coming years and yet, also tasked to preserve profitability for the business.

  • What’s top of CFO’s mind in 2024
  • Monitoring business/investment risks under global uncertainty in 2024
  • Capturing market opportunities to ensure unit economics stay above the hurdle rate
  • Strategic cost reduction: Balancing revenue-sustaining and cost-cutting efforts
  • Building robust balance sheet in turbulent times
  • Striking the optimum balance between cost cutting and investing for growth

Allan Tan, Group Editor-in-Chief, CXOCIETY

Namit Kamra, Corporate CFO, Country Corporate Banking Treasury and Insurance Lead, INDORAMA POLYCHEM INDONESIA
Yohanes Jeffry Johari, Managing Director, OCS
Diah Kurniawati, Director of Finance, PERTAMINA INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING
Dr. Kameswara Natakusumah, President Director & Head of Indonesia, WILLIS TOWERS WATSON


KEYNOTE I: Revamping the Future of Finance with Connected Finance

Finance functions typically operate with separate inventory of tools which don’t talk to each other, thus creating silos of data. Connected finance is the process within finance operations that integrates financial services with digital technologies for interconnected workflow and seamless experience for businesses and their consumers.

  • Creating value with connected finance
  • The fundamentals of connected finance
  • Aggregating systems to achieve a unified business outcome with connected finance
  • Enabling connected finance to enhance productivity, convenience and better customer experience



PANEL DISCUSSION II: CFO’s Transformative Leadership
  • What it takes to be an effective transformative CFO
  • Designing a future finance operating model that supports growth and innovation
  • CFO’s leadership in delivering transformation projects
  • What really matters to a CFO in 2024 and beyond?
  • Lessons learned managing stakeholders and orchestrating company-wide transformation


Allan Tan, Group Editor-in-Chief, CXOCIETY

Yulia Irasanti, Finance Head – ASEAN Region, FMC CORPORATION
Yuanita Rohali, Director of Finance, PETROMINE ENERGY TRADING
Christine Suryakusuma, CFO, ZAP CLINIC




KEYNOTE II: Bridging the Efficiency Gap with Smarter Automation

Constant market disruptions and skill shortages prompt finance leaders to work smarter. With automation taking over the rote tasks and AI provides forward-thinking and predictive analytics, finance leaders are poised to become powerful strategic advisor and partner to business.  With AI as the game changer, how should CFOs leverage on AI-embedded automation capabilities to improve enterprise’s cost efficiency and performance?

  • Scaling up automation for finance function
  • Streamlining the digital financial close process with automation
  • Automation with built-in AI capabilities for increased efficiency and data confidence
  • Balancing the use of AI, automation and human labor
  • Overcoming implementation challenges in driving automation at-scale


PANEL DISCUSSION III: Embracing Generative AI: Opportunities and Risks for CFOs

According to EY, CFOs saw a new priority on C-Suite agenda as they steer their organisations through an uncertain growth outlook in 2024: Generative AI (GenAI).

As much as this transformative technology is a powerful ally in shaping enterprise’s sustainable and prosperous future in the age of innovation, there are considerations that CFOs need to ponder before they confidently embark on adopting GenAI for their business.

  • How is GenAI shaping the future of business and finance teams?
  • Prioritising AI projects that deliver ROI
  • Tackling technical debt presented by AI investments
  • Responsible applications of Gen AI
  • Challenges in ensuring AI and data governance


Allan Tan, Group Editor-in-Chief, CXOCIETY

Diana Cheang, Asia Regional CFO, FOSROC (MALAYSIA)
Citarasmi Bhanuwati, Director of Finance & Accounting, TAKEDA
Eveline Satyadi, Senior Director, Enterprise Sales, UIPATH




KEYNOTE III: CFO’s Guide in Modernising Data Infrastructure

As companies generate more data each day, finance teams have limitless opportunities to glean new insights and increase their value to the business. Data management tools are evolving rapidly; however, sophisticated F&PA tools are only effective if the data that fuels them are accurate. Also, as transparency over industry data increase, lack of proper data governance and management will critically impact business performance.

  • The greatest data issues still facing the finance teams today
  • Building trust and credibility in data
  • Harnessing digital capabilities to increase the analytic value and transparency of data
  • Shaping a strong data governance program in the AI era

Senior representative, ORACLE NETSUITE


PANEL DISCUSSION IV: Incorporating Agility into Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting

VUCA or not, cash flow is indisputably the lifeblood of the business. Fulfilling short-term payment obligations have become challenging to some organisations, yet leveraging on credits or borrowing is not quite an answer either as interest rates continue to grow.

Making data-based forecasts and financial strategy will equip finance leaders to tackle obstacles and provide a clear picture of their financial trajectory throughout the coming year.

  • Cash flow planning and frequent forecasting amidst uncertainty
  • Meeting cash forecasting challenges
  • Improving cash forecasting accuracy, liquidity planning and management and working capital with data and modern technologies
  • Leveraging AI and ML to build realistic and trustworthy forecasts even without reliable recent historical data


Allan Tan, Group Editor-in-Chief, CXOCIETY

Samuel Sahata, Head of Finance, DEUTSCHE BANK
Ronny Widjaja, CFO, ENESIS GROUP
Chun Seong Lim, Vice President of Asia JEDOX
William Djumadi, CFO, VIDIO


Fireside Chat I: ESG in the Era of Escalating Costs

With ESG efforts maturing and continuous business challenges face CFOs every now and then, CFOs and management teams undeniably have a lot on their plates. Some may even be rethinking their ESG priorities and timelines as they choose to battle inflation, maintain market shares, improve supply chain resiliency or bring cost capital down. How ESG can support cost reduction?

  • CFO at the intersection of sustainability and finance
  • ESG’s shift from being just an investment category to mainstream strategy
  • Can CFOs reduce costs while achieving ESG goals?
  • Aligning ESG reporting with financial disclosures
  • Metrics in CFO-led ESG

Allan Tan, Group Editor-in-Chief, CXOCIETY

Bharat Joshi, Director, CFO, CIMORY GROUP




Executive Interview: A Day in the Life of Andrew Taslim

Julia Simatupang, Country Manager & Chief Representative, ACCA INDONESIA

Andrew Taslim, Head of Internal Audit – VP, BLIBLI & Deputy Chairman, ACCA INDONESIA


Fireside Chat II: Improving Working Capital to Sustain the Growth Engine
  • Achieving effective working capital management by accelerating cash conversion cycle
  • Planning and metrics for effective working capital optimisation strategy
  • Finance and Procurement’s strategic collaboration to improve working capital
  • Designing debt prevention strategies to mitigate bad debt risks
  • Aligning policies, procedures and technology with working capital’s KPIs

Allan Tan, Group Editor-in-Chief, CXOCIETY

Patra Azwar, Finance Director, GOODYEAR INDONESIA
Yuni Wahyuningsih, Head of Supply Finance, RECKITT BENCKISER


Panel Discussion V: Building a Sustainable Path towards Future Talent Management

A recent 2023’s Corporate Finance & Accounting Talent Study reveals that 68% of CFOs and Controllers find it difficult to find finance and accounting talent for their organisation.

Talent war was a big issue in the past few years and the growing talent competition is still expected to be a hot topic for many CFOs in 2024. This said finance leaders will need to overhaul their hiring and retention strategies to address staffing shortages.

  • The characters of finance talent management landscape in 2024
  • Developing talent pool and management program that supports company’s sustainability and resiliency
  • Expanding boundaries of people, systems and technologies
  • Best practices in people management for stronger and digitally competent teams
  • Creating a balanced approach in recruiting, on-boarding, training and up-skilling finance talents in the next 3-5 years


Allan Tan, Group Editor-in-Chief, CXOCIETY

Yohanes Nugraha, Chairman, ACCA INDONESIA
Edward C.A. Sondakh, Director/Head of Finance, ECOLAB INDONESIA
Melisa Hendrawati, CFO, SUPERBANK
Andrew Ling, CFO & Director, TUNAS RIDEAN






Allan Tan

Group Editor-in-Chief


Andrew Ling

Director and CFO


Andrew Taslim

Head of Internal Audit - VP


Deputy Chairman

Bharat Joshi

Director, CFO





Christine Suryakusuma



Chun Seong Lim

Vice President of Asia


Citarasmi Bhanuwati

Director of Finance & Accounting


Diah Kurniawati

Director of Finance


Diana Cheang

Asia Regional CFO


Dr. Kameswara Natakusumah

CEO & Head of Indonesia


Edward C.A. Sondakh

Director/Head of Finance


Eveline Satyadi

Senior Director, Enterprise Sales


Ike S. Rukiyah



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Namit Kamra

Corporate CFO, Country Corporate Banking, Treasury & Insurance Lead


Patra Azwar

Finance Director


Ronny Widjaja



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Head of Finance


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Yohanes Jeffry Johari

Managing Director


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Director of Finance


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Finance Head – ASEAN Region


Yuni Wahyuningsih

Head of Supply Finance


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