Helianti Hilman

Founder & Executive Chairperson


Helianti Hilman is the chief promoter in sustaining Indonesia’s food biodiversity heritage by introducing and bringing indigenous food products from across Indonesia to the broader market. Through partnership with farmers, foragers, fishers and food artisans, Javara offers a wide range of finest natural, organic and artisanal food products originating from various regions of Indonesian archipelago. To further support the mission, in 2017 she founded Sekolah Seniman Pangan, an action-based entrepreneurial learning facility and business ecosystem to nurture the growth food entrepreneurship among rural youth and women. She is an alumnus of the AIC’s Australia-Indonesia Leaders Program.