Executive Team

Tim Graham

Chief Executive Officer

Tim Graham is a public servant with a background in communications and management. He completed bachelor’s degrees in arts and commerce at Monash University in 2014, with a focus on Indonesian studies, politics and management.

Tim speaks Indonesian and is passionate about people-to-people links and youth engagement in the bilateral relationship.

Tim has been a member of the CAUSINDY team since 2013, having held volunteer roles with several other organisations including as a Director of the Australia-Indonesia Youth Association. Before joining the Australian public service, Tim managed customer support for SitePoint, a subscription website and community for web designers and developers.

Edgar Myer

Chief Operating Officer

Edgar is a lawyer at Gilbert + Tobin in Sydney, advising on a range of competition, regulatory and corporate matters. Edgar studied law at The University of Sydney, taking a particular interest in Indonesian law and receiving an Asia Bound Travel Scholarship to study in Indonesia. Prior to this, after studying anthropology at The University of Melbourne, where he was a recipient of a New Generation Undergraduate Award, Edgar was invited to undertake anthropological fieldwork in Flores, Indonesia, focusing on aid and development work. This experience, which led to an academic publication (in both Indonesian and English), spawned a strong interest in Indonesia. In his spare time, Edgar is an enthusiastic runner, a keen reader and passionately supports the GWS Giants in the AFL.

Samantha Yap

Chief Communications Officer

Samantha brings her extensive international journalism experience into her current role working in media relations specialising in tech, fintech and blockchain startups.

Prior to delving into media relations she worked as a broadcast journalist and producer for Channel NewsAsia based in Singapore. Samantha has past journalism experience in Melbourne, Jakarta, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.

Samantha graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Diploma of Languages (Indonesian) from Monash University. Samantha has studied Indonesian on exchange at Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya and Universitas Gadjah Mada.

Gabriel Mukuan

Alumni Engagement Lead

Gabriel is a Partner at Lubis Mukuan Wibisono. He focuses on representing corporations and individuals in complex commercial and corporate matters including shareholder derivatives, arbitration and commercial and transactional litigations. He also handles civil litigation cases such breach of contract, torts and general corporate matters.

He was a delegate to CAUSINDY 2015  in Darwin. He was also member of the Indonesian delegation to the Asean Law Association General Assembly, and an awardee in the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Aside from working as a lawyer, he also coaches several universities to compete in law moot court competitions.

Gabriel received a Bachelor of Law with honours from Universitas Negeri Manado. He then completed his Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Cornell Law School.

Heath Jamieson

Engaging Future Leaders Lead

Heath is a Senior Associate Consultant with Bain & Company, Jakarta. His focus is in developing markets having worked in Africa, Southeast Asia and Australia largely in the industrial goods & services and private equity sectors.

Heath holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Economics) from the University of Melbourne. He was a member of AIYA and the Australian-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program.