Full Name
Job Title
Vice Chairman
Giti Group
Speaker Bio
Cherie Nursalim is Vice Chairman of Giti Group, a diversified group with real estate development, manufacturing and consumer lifestyle presence partnering with world‐renowned brands throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Ms Nursalim is Chairman of the United Nations global initiative SDSN in Southeast Asia, serves as board members of the International Chamber of Commerce, ICC Research Foundation and ICC Academy, Supervisory Board of Publicis Groupe, and as Business and Sustainable Development Commission’s Blended Finance Taskforce.

She sits on the Asia and International Advisory Boards for MIT Sloan School of Management and Columbia University respectively. She serves on the China Disabled Persons Foundation Board, and is among the founding members of Global Philanthropic Circle in Synergos New York and Asia Philanthropic Circle in Singapore. She also serves as the board member of the Singapore Science Center, University of Indonesia Research Center for Climate Change and is among the international advisors for Teach for All. Ms Nursalim is the trustee of the Tsinghua University Institute for Sustainable Development Goals and Institute of Philanthropy and co founder of the United in Diversity education Foundation. Ms Nursalim initiated initiatives for HIV AIDS awareness in Indonesia for GT organization which won awards from Indonesian government UNAIDS and International Labor Organization. She joined the Friends of the Oceans global initiative led by the United Nations Special Envoy on Oceans and WEF.

Ms Nursalim is recently appointed on the advisory board of Belt and Road and is co‐chair of the Tri Hita Karana Forum on “Blended Finance and Innovation for Better Business Better World” with the Indonesian government around 2018 IMF World Bank Annual Meetings. She sits on the Women’s World Banking Southeast Asia Advisory Council.

She received her Bachelor in Engineering Science and Economics from Oxford University, her Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia Business School, and participated at the YGL Leadership Program at Harvard Kennedy School. Cherie Nursalim earlier worked as a research associate at the Harvard Business School. She published an award‐winning book on an American‐ Chinese Architect, and was among the co‐authors of a book published by the World Economic Forum.