Anderson Tanoto is a Director of RGE, which manages a group of world-class companies in resource-based manufacturing industries operating in Indonesia, China, Brazil, Spain and Canada with over US$20 billion in assets and a workforce of over 60,000 people. He focuses on fibre operations and business transformation, as well as leading sustainability initiatives across the group.
Anderson is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Tanoto Foundation, an independent philanthropic organization that seeks to improve the lives of communities through improving education, developing future leaders, and supporting medical research and sciences. The Tanoto Foundation implements strategic human capital development programmes across Indonesia, China and Singapore, working closely with partners including governments, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), academic and research institutions, as well as members of civil society.
Prior to joining the family’s business, Anderson was a consultant at Bain & Company, focusing on consumer products and financial services. While at Bain, he acquired significant Southeast Asia expertise and knowledge working with clients in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.