Board Announcement

Board Announcement

April 11, 2022

Solution Initiatives (SI) is proud to announce new additional board of directors reflecting an exciting growth phase of our business.

Coming from renewable energy, governments, businesses, and international organizations, the new board members bring years of experience and leadership to help address the net zero challenge and accelerate the transition to green energy. 

The new board members include:

John Walker AM – Chairman, Solution Initiatives (SI)

Dr. Elvi Nasution – Director, Solution Initiatives (SI)

Marius Johansen – Director, Solution Initiatives (SI)

John Walker AM- Chairman- Solution Initiatives (SI)

John retired 2020 as Chairman of Macquarie Group of Companies Korea and Chairman of Macquarie Capital Asia after 22 years with Macquarie Group. He is the Chairman and Founder of Eastpoint Partners. John can deliver relationships, opportunities and solutions to corporates and governments. 

He is now focused on providing services as an advisor or Non-Executive Director to investors, corporates and governments, leveraging his practical experience and relationships across a number of Asian markets. 

Achievements over the last 12 months include advising an Indonesian Group on acquisition of a wind farm; partnering of SK Holdings and Geely Motors to launch a new mobility fund; advising the Indonesian Government on its new sovereign wealth fund; advised IGIS Private Equity in Korea on its sale to BlackRock’s global renewable energy fund.

SI is proud to have John as a Chairman.

Dr. Elvi Nasution – Director- Solution Initiatives (SI)

Dr. Elvi is a Financial & Energy industry professional with over 22 years of international experience, in which she was the country manager of the National Australia Bank(NAB) for Indonesia for over 6 years, previously she held C-suite positions at the Natixis Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC).

Whilst, she previously held senior roles at the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Trade Organization, and BBVA in Jakarta, Geneva, and New York. Throughout her career, she has been involved in and/ led most infrastructure landmark project finance transactions in Indonesia. She has a PhD in finance whereas she is also an active policy advocate in the renewable energy and financial sustainability space; in which she is a board member and spokesperson of the Indonesia renewable society.

SI is proud to have Elvi as a Director.

Marius Johansen- Director- Solution Initiatives (SI)

Marius Johansen has over 13 years’ experience in Investment Banking, commodity and freight trading from several of the world main trading hubs like Switzerland, Norway, Singapore and Monaco. He has been involved in a broad range of Capital Investments in the energy and mining sector through his private investment company.

He is currently the Managing Partner of Titan Energy Resources LLC, a privately owned investment company operating in the energy and resources sector.

SI is proud to have Marius as a Director.

About us

Solution Initiatives (SI) provides initiatives for green energy companies throughout Southeast Asia & CIS region based on our global and local market expertise.

Our mission is to provide excellence in advisory and engineering services to renewable energy, construction, and heavy industry projects.

We identify and implement Solution Initiatives (SI), drawing on the expertise and existing, transdisciplinary work of our members, partners, and networks.