Ghian Tjandaputra is the Engagement Coordinator of The Australia-Indonesia Centre. He coordinates the Centre’s engagement with key stakeholders in government, business, and academia from Indonesia and Australia to enable the delivery of the Centre’s strategic initiatives. Previously, he was the Centre’s Media & Communications Manager and Vice-President of the Australia-Indonesia Youth Association (Victoria).
He has participated international youth forums, including the G20 Youth Summit, British Council Global Changemakers, and the Study of the United States Institute, hosted by the U.S. State Department. At 19, he was the youngest Indonesian delegate in UNFCCC COP 15 in Copenhagen, working for the Assistant Minister of Environment for International Cooperation. Ghian co-founded Krakatoas FC, an Australian rules football community of Australians and Indonesians based in Melbourne. He was AFL Multicultural Community Ambassador for Richmond FC and most recently he was part of Indonesia Garudas team at AFL International Cup 2017.
He completed his studies in international relations and journalism at Monash University and he is a candidate of the Monash MBA.