ABOUT US

KRA GROUP is an ASEAN-focused public affairs and political risk consultancy.

The firm has more than two decades of experience in building and executing strategies for stakeholder management with various industry, media and opinion leaders.

Maintaining and building reputations in Southeast Asia is the core of our business.

Through a combination of remote and on-the-ground research techniques, KRA GROUP has unparalleled insight into socio-political and economic trends in the region.

The KRA GROUP has offices in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur with capacities in the Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand and Myanmar.

FOUNDER / DIRECTOR

Karim Raslan is the founder of the KRA GROUP. A graduate of the University of Cambridge, he has developed a deep understanding of business and politics across Southeast Asia.

Karim’s writings have appeared in multiple languages, including English, Indonesian, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil, Vietnamese, Thai and Burmese.

His latest series of columns, Ceritalah ASEAN (“Tell me a story, ASEAN”) is syndicated in Indonesia (Kompas.com), Malaysia (Astro Awani and Sin Chew), the Philippines (ABS-CBN), Vietnam (Tuoi Tre Newspaper), Thailand (Post Today), Myanmar (the Irrawaddy) and Hong Kong (the South China Morning Post). The columns are now augmented by an extensive social media presence, including Facebook in targeted language markets.

He has also helmed a series of well-received documentaries, including Ceritalah Malaysia (2012), Ceritalah Indonesia (2014) and Keberagamaan Agama (“Religious Diversity”, 2017).

Karim is the author of five books, Ceritalah: Malaysia in Transition, Heroes and Other Stories, Ceritalah 2: Journeys through Southeast Asia and Ceritalah 3: Malaysia the Dream Deferred as well as his first Bahasa Indonesia-language book, Ceritalah Indonesia.

In 2018, he started his website for Ceritalah by Karim Raslan.

OUR TEAM

Amir Fareed

Amir Fareed

Director of Strategy
Aurelia Harumal

Aurelia Harumal

Head of Public Affairs
Keith Leong

Keith Leong

Head of Research, Group
Gerald Tan

Gerald Tan

Head of Business Advisory
Wan Nadia Wan Elias

Wan Nadia Wan Elias

Asst. Manager, Research and Advisory
Kooi Shiu Cheng

Kooi Shiu Cheng

Senior Analyst, Research and Advisory
Aiman Afif

Aiman Afif

Analyst, Research and Advisory
Wan Hafiq Abdul Jalil

Wan Hafiq Abdul Jalil

Analyst , Research and Advisory
Adam Mohd Reza

Adam Mohd Reza

Executive, Research and Advisory
Gabriel Chen

Gabriel Chen

Executive, Research and Advisory
Chao Lee

Chao Lee

Executive, Research and Advisory
Abinaya Mohan

Abinaya Mohan

Executive, Research and Advisory
Hezril Asyraaf Azmin

Hezril Asyraaf Azmin

Executive, Research and Advisory
Tajwini Jahari

Tajwini Jahari

Director of Research & Advisory (Jakarta)
Anne L. Handayani

Anne L. Handayani

Manager of Research (Jakarta)
Upik Dwi Rahani

Upik Dwi Rahani

Analyst, Research & Advisory (Jakarta)
Regit Ageng Sulistyo

Regit Ageng Sulistyo

Executive, Research & Advisory (Jakarta)
Alden Rihasputro Iswanto

Alden Rihasputro Iswanto

Executive, Research & Advisory (Jakarta)
Joseph Tertia Leevianto

Joseph Tertia Leevianto

Executive, Research & Advisory (Jakarta)
Sylvia Andriyani Kusumandari

Sylvia Andriyani Kusumandari

Executive, Research & Advisory (Jakarta)
Alhimni Fahma

Alhimni Fahma

Jember Representative
Louella Dela Cruz

Louella Dela Cruz

Davao Representative
Duong Thi Phuong Mai

Duong Thi Phuong Mai

Vietnam Representitive
Panagris Chorenthongtrakul

Panagris Chorenthongtrakul

Thailand representative
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