He has reported on major national events for Fairfax Media, led a team of editors in Jakarta, helped to deliver the G20 summit, and led advocacy at the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Ari has worked as a journalist for Fairfax Media and Jakarta Globe, and in communications for G20 and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He also wrote a book, Risky Business, about foreign investment in Indonesia; and is currently completing a Master of Business Administration at the Australian National University.
As a culture vulture, Ari finds no gallery or live performance is too obscure for his tastes. To experience it all with his young daughter gives him an extra thrill.