Ali Yahdin Saugi is Head of Indonesian equities at BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP IP)
He strongly believes that Indonesian companies are unique in emerging markets as they have a strong return on equity, which means their double digit earnings growth is coming from good quality of earnings.
Ali Yahdin, started his career as Finance manager in Jakarta. After knowing what an Indonesia company from the inside is, he decided to understand companies from a developed markets perspective. This is where he joined BNPP IP, in Paris and in London. In Europe, Ali Yahdin was an analyst and a portfolio manager in the European Small Cap equities team. He understood how to recognize growth stocks evolving in good industries, and had healthy debates on investments ideas with its team members.
Back in Jakarta in 2011, Ali Yahdin joined the team as Senior Portfolio Manager. Ali Yahdin was promoted Head of Indonesian equities in September 2012, and since, he has developed among the equity team. To him, taking investment decisions as a team is the best way to have high conviction and outperform over the long term.
Ali Yahdin has 6 years of investment experience, is CFA Charter holder and holds a Master of Finance of the Universiteit Antwerpen Management School in Belgium and Economic degree of the Universitas Pelita Harapan in Jakarta.