Riyanto Sofyan (President Commissioner)

Graduated from University of Miami, Coral Gables Florida, USA in 1980 as a Computer Engineer. Then later in 1990 obtained his MBA degree from European University, Belgium. Studied the hotel business and management through various seminars and courses from L’ECOLE HOTELIER in Lausanne, Switzerland and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. Growing in the Hotel and Property business environment, in late 1981 left his career as a Computer Engineer in leading computer companies in the UK and the USA to focus on developing and managing hotels and properties, then bringing his company to go public in 1989, with its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of shares was oversub scribed by 300%.

With his 31 years of experience in conceiving, developing, managing, and operating property and hotel projects in Indonesia. He has succesfully developed a new concept, instilling the subtance of Islamic values in the Hospitality Industry that can be accepted by the market.

Riyanti Sofyan (Vice President Commissioner)

She graduated from Edwards College, Australia in 1990, with specializing in Secretary. In 1993, she studied the Business Administration in Indonusa Esa Unggul University. Her working experiences began at PT. Freeport Indonesia, in 1996 as Director of PT. Sofyan Hotels Tbk. In 2001, she is the Commissioner of PT. Sofyan Hotels Tbk. Now she is the Vice President Commisioner for PT. Sofyan Hotels Management & Consultant.



dr. Henry Riyanto (Commissioner)

He obtained his Medical Doctor degree from University of Indonesia, Jakarta. He is the Commissioner of PT. Sofyan Hotels Tbk since 2008. He joined Arva Corporation in 2004, being the co-founder of Insan Madina Foundation, Madina Islamic School, as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility programs of Arva Corporation. 

He is also Commissioner of PT. Arva Paramaniaga. He supervises the strategic plan and operation of two office buildings owned by the Company.


Awal Bekari (Independent Commissioner)

He graduated from Diploma III of State Accounting Colllege (STAN) in 1987 Afterwards, he worked as a government auditor in BPKP of South Sulawesi. In 1999, he graduated from Diploma IV of STAN and placed in BPKP Administration. There , he had worked in several Consultant Office and Public Accountant as an Auditor. In 2001, he joined PT. Sofyan Hotels, Tbk., asthe Internal Auditor. From 2002 - 2006, he is the Finance Director. On 2006 until 2007, he became the Managing Director. From 2011 until now, he is the Commissioner Independent.