Aria Widyanto

Aria is the Board Member and Vice President of Amartha, a financial technology startup that focuses its mission towards providing affordable financial access and mentorship to women villagers living in rural areas where a conventional financial system is not present. Aria is responsible for the overall strategy and partnership building of the company that drives technology development, expansion as well as impact development of Amartha’s operations. Aria also actively advocates with the Indonesian Government, NGOs and private sectors to take part in Amartha’s effort in creating financial inclusion that helps accelerate poverty alleviation. Prior to Amartha, Aria was a banker with The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Citibank. In June 2017, Aria received International Alumni Impact Award from US State Department for his contribution in promoting public private partnership in financial inclusion and poverty alleviation efforts.