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Meet our senior management team

Learn about the unique and diverse backgrounds they bring to their work at Michael Page Indonesia

 

Olly Riches

President Director, Michael Page Indonesia & the Phillippines

Managing Director, Page Executive SEA & India

 

Olly is the President Director of PT Michael Page Internasional, Indonesia. Having joined Michael Page UK over 14 years ago, he relocated from the London business to Shanghai in December 2006 to launch and develop the Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, Retail, HR and Technology disciplines across Mainland China.

Following the successful launch of these disciplines, Olly moved to open the Beijing office in 2011 and established it as Michael Page’s fastest growing office globally in 2012 growing from 12 fee earners to 55 whilst establishing a predominantly local management team.

In April 2013, following his success and knowledge operating in emerging markets Olly was asked to move onto the South East Asia Board with the remit of launching Michael Page in Indonesia. Initially focused on Finance, HR, Legal, Sales & Marketing and Supply Chain & Manufacturing the Jakarta office opened in 2013 and currently has 25 fee earners making profit in Year 1.

Combining his experience in UK, Mainland China and Indonesia working across multiple disciplines and industries, Olly has a proven track record in sourcing senior management professionals for both major blue chip companies as well as SMEs who are looking to build their own businesses in SE Asia. Prior to joining Michael Page, Olly worked for an executive search firm in London focused on Partner level search within the professional services sector. Olly obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree (2:1) from the University of London.


Ben Ewbank

Director, Michael Page Indonesia

Ben first joined PageGroup in London in 2000, enjoying 18 years with the business across 5 different geographical locations covering more than 10 separate countries.

Ben started in the City of London, where he quickly progressed to management and established himself as a specialist across the Financial Services sector. In 2006 Ben was asked to join the start-up team in the Middle East, based out of Dubai, where he remained for a further 6 years, aiding the growth from 6 to 60 staff across the GCC region. Ben then spent 2 years in Southern Africa, based out of Cape Town and recruiting across the Western Cape, Namibia and Botswana, before returning to the Gulf to run the Northern Gulf states of Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait. In 2018 Ben moved to Jakarta, Indonesia to continue the growth for PageGroup across the SE Asia region where he now lives with his wife and two daughters.

Ben has recruited at Executive level across multiple disciplines & sectors. His ability to adapt to the emerging markets where challenges & sensitivity around language, race, religion or politics are more profound, ensures he has a strong network of senior professionals and is the go-to recruiter for senior search mandates.

Ben has a Bachelor's degree in Criminology from the University of South Wales, UK.


Tamara Boonstra

Director, Finance and Accounting, Financial Services, Human Resources and Legal

With approaching 7 years experience in Talent Acquisition at Mid to Senior Management levels, Tamara manages currently two specialist teams. One is focused on the talent management and attraction of HR professionals, the second on Legal professionals across multiple sectors in Indonesia.

In 2008 Tamara joined the Banking & Financial Services Division (covering Sales & Marketing and Finance positions) of Michael Page in Amsterdam. Joined the Legal & Tax Division in 2009 and was promoted to Manager Legal & Tax for The Netherlands in 2011. Relocated to Jakarta in January 2014 as part of the management team launching the business across Indonesia.

Prior Experience: Started as a Management Trainee at ABN AMRO and works as a Relationship Manager for International Private Clients. Worked in a mature and competitive market in Europe during the credit crunch and successfully managed Legal & Tax. Tamara obtained her Master of Law degree from the University of Maastricht.

 

Imeiniar Chandra

Associate Director, Digital, Technology, Sales & Marketing and the Philippines

Imeiniar pioneered the Michael Page Indonesia office when she entered the recruitment industry in 2013 as an associate consultant. She came onboard fresh from completing an MBA course at the Imperial College in London which she applied for after four years in corporate banking. She began recruiting in the finance and accounting division, hiring mid to senior-level management professionals primarily in the FMCG and manufacturing industries. She later moved onto sales and marketing recruitment to lead the division and was promoted to the management level in the beginning of 2016. Imeiniar thrives on the dynamic pace in the recruitment industry in which she says no two days are ever the same. She also finds on-the-job excitement from managing a team and growing professionally with her team.

 

 

Monico Lim

Associate Director, Finance

Monico began his recruitment career in 2013 as an associate consultant and one of the pioneer members in the Michael Page Indonesia finance team. He has since risen steadily through the ranks and was subsequently promoted three times to manager in February 2016. His extensive experience in working with finance roles across multiple industry sectors has helped a variety of multinationals and local conglomerates establish their domestic finance function. He specialises in the recruitment of middle to senior and C-level professionals across industries such as professional services, FMCG, pharmaceutical, retail and industrial. Monico currently leads a team of four recruiters and is driven by the integral part he plays in grooming each member for success and professional development. He was previously studying for a Master’s Degree and working in Chicago for an architecture firm for almost two years before returning to Indonesia to pursue the exciting opportunities in an emerging economy.

 

Amelia Lestari

Manager, Sales & Marketing – Consumer and Industrial

Amelia started her recruitment career when she joined Michael Page in 2013 as a consultant within the sales and marketing team. Her previous professional experience as a consultant in financial forensics provided her with valuable project management skills and handling confidential matters. However her passion for interacting with people drew her to recruitment and she saw the opportunities which presented itself in this relatively new industry to Indonesia. Her experience in recruiting highly-qualified sales and marketing professionals has also built strong working relations with management across the professional services, industrial, consumer good and retail industries. Amelia was promoted to manager in January 2016 and now leads a team of three recruiters working with both multinational and Indonesian corporations.

 

Frances Taslim

Manager, Page Executive

Frances is a manager with Page Executive in Indonesia. She joined and launched the Michael Page finance recruitment team in 2013 with eight years of professional recruitment experience. During her four successful years with Michael Page, Frances was promoted from senior consultant to manager, and moved from the healthcare and life sciences division to the procurement and supply chain division.

Frances is currently responsible for the Page Executive brand in Indonesia and her team has a strong track record in placing Directors, CFOs, Chief Medical Officers and COOs in the FMCG and pharmaceutical industries. She speaks English, Mandarin and Bahasa Indonesia fluently and actively invests in building lasting professional relationships with both clients and senior candidates helping organisations and individuals to grow.