Sony B. Harsono

Chief Executive Officer




Sony has been a professional consultant for over 30 years and is one of the leading advisors on structuring and tax issues in Indonesia. He spent most of his career working for major international accounting firms, including a 3 year secondment in Melbourne, Australia before setting up his own business advisory practice. He was Chairman of a major accounting firm in Indonesia and is now CEO of  Harsono Strategic Consulting.


During his career Sony has gained in-depth knowledge of the commercial aspects of doing business in Indonesia including financial, accounting, regulatory and tax issues. His expertise includes corporate restructuring, transfer pricing issues, taxation on cross-border transactions and project formation and planning. He specializes in servicing major Japanese, US and European corporations. Sony has extensive knowledge of business structuring and taxation issues in a number of industries, in particular upstream oil and gas, as well as mining and energy.


Sony has excellent relationships with high-level government officials as well as prominent members of various international chambers of commerce and business communities. He is currently member of the National Commitee for the Economic and Industry (KEIN), reporting directly to the President of the Republic of Indonesia. Sony is also a member of the Board of Advisors to the United States-Indonesia Society (USINDO).


Other than the above professional/trade organizations, Sony also serves as independent commissioner in PT Harum Energy Tbk (a mineral & energy resources company listed at the Indonesia Stock Exchange).