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Ivan Ahda

is an eminent figure in social innovation. As the founder and CEO of Maxima, a pioneering Indonesian impact consultancy and agency, his approach merges visionary strategy with actionable steps, creating a ripple effect of positive change where Maxima has impacted 242,275 beneficiaries in Indonesia since 2015. For over 15 years, Ivan has been deeply committed to fostering sustainable change, empowering nonprofits, governments, and corporations.

Holding a degree in psychology and leadership studies, and renowned for his expertise in forging effective partnerships, Ivan is a key catalyst for cross-sector collaboration. Beyond his roles and experiences as Board Advisor for Semua Murid Semua Guru and Deputy Director for Pusat Studi Pendidikan Kebijakan, Ivan has notably founded Pemimpin Indonesia, Bersama Indonesia, and Dampak Sosial Indonesia, initiatives that mobilize Indonesian youth change-makers. Driven by his commitment, Ivan actively seeks global collaborations.

Ivan invites you to collaborate in fostering profound and sustainable actions at: me@ivanahda.id.

Experience

  • CEO Maxima Indonesia Impact Agency | www.maxima.id | 2015 – present
  • Executive Director Dampak Sosial Indonesia | www.dampaksosial.id | 2018 – 2020
  • Deputy Director Pusat Studi Pendidikan & Kebijakan | www.pspk.id | 2019 – 2023
  • Board of Trustee, Kitabisa foundation, a crowdfunding organization (www.kitabisa.com) | 2014 -present
  • Head of Business Development Rumah Perubahan Rhenald Kasali | www.rumahperubahan.com | 2014 – 2016
  • Head of Training & Consulting Rumah Perubahan Rhenald Kasali | www.rumahperubahan.com | 2013 – 2014
  • Head of Training Production Department of KUBIK Leadership | www.kubikleadership.com | 2011 – 2013
  • Program Officer Pusat Krisis Fakultas Psikologi UI | 2009-2011
  • Founder BersamaIndonesia | www.bersamaindonesia.id | 2023 – present
  • Founder Pemimpin.ID | www.pemimpin.id | 2019 – present
  • Ketua Umum Ikatan Alumni Psikologi Universitas Indonesia | 2021 – present
  • Koordinator Divisi Kemitraan & Hubungan Antar Lembaga | present
  • National Coordinator Secretariat, Jaringan Semua Murid Semua Guru (www.semuamuridsemuaguru.id) | 2020 – 2022
  • Coordinator, Smandel Business Network Pendidikan (www.sbnpendidikan.com) | 2020 – 2023
  • Head of Communication Center, Alumni Association University of Indonesia (www.iluni.ui.ac.id) | 2016 – 2019
  • National Coordinator of Forum Indonesia Muda (www.forumindonesiamuda.org) | 2009 – April 2017

Formal

  • Master in Leadership Studies, School of Strategic and Global Studies (M.Si) – University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia (2010-2012)
  • Bachelor, Faculty of Psychology (S.Psi) – University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia (2003-2009)

Non-formal/Executive

  • The Art & Science of Coaching, Vanaya Institure (2020)
  • Sustainable Business Development & Value Chain Analysis Short Course – Maastrich School of Management – StuNed (2019)
  • Ayamen+ Mentor Community Leaders Program, Indonesia – Nama Foundation (2016)
  • Manager as Coach, Community Leaders Program, Indonesia – Nama Foundation (2016)
  • Asian Youth Worker Program, Republic of Korea (2009)

I will be glad to help you

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 me@ivanahda.id