Anderson Tanoto is member of the Board of Trustees of Tanoto Foundation, a philanthropic organization that seeks to improve the lives of communities through education, leadership development, and medical philanthropy. He drives various initiatives on developing international partnerships with universities and development of young leaders for the future generation such as the Tanoto Entrepreneurship Series in collaboration with the University of Indonesia that was attended by Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Vice-President Jusuf Kalla.
Anderson is a member of the executive committee of Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) and a Director of RGE Group – a group of world-class companies in resource-based manufacturing industries operating in Indonesia, China, Brazil, Spain and Canada with over US$18 billion in assets and a workforce of over 60,000 people. He focuses on fibre operations and business transformations, as well as leading sustainability initiatives across the group.
Prior joining the family’s business, Anderson was a consultant at Bain & Company, focusing on consumer products and financial services. While at Bain, he acquired significant Southeast Asia expertise and knowledge working with clients in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.