Sharia Supervisory Council

Hafizuddin Ahmad, Lc.

He was born in Padang Panjang, Indonesia, on May 23rd, 1971. He completed his undergraduate degree in Faculty of Sharia, University of Imam Malik Muhammad Ibnu Saud of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1997.

He is a lecturer in various Islamic studies and Arabic language institutions such as AKPER ABDI Nusantara and STIE Trinanda. Currently, he is the Secretary for Sharia Supervisory Council PT. Sofyan Hospitality International.

Dr. Surahman Hidayat, MA

Born in Ciamis, Indonesia, on July 3rd, 1957, Surahman Hidayat completed his doctoral education in 2000 from the Sharia Faculty at University of Al-Azhar, Egypt. Now he is a lecturer in several colleges including the post-graduate program at UIN in Jakarta, Bandung National Institute of Islam (IAIN), and University of Ibnu Khaldun, Bogor.

He is active in various organizations such as Expert Staff of the Center of Sharia Consultancy, Sharia Consultant in PKPU, Head of Research Section in LP2S Al-Haramain, Jakarta, and many others. He has been a speaker in various seminar forums, discussions and correspondents in morning news of several TV stations.

Board of Commissioner

Riyanto Sofyan

Having graduated from University of Miami, Coral Gables Florida, USA in 1980 as a Computer Engineer, Riyanto Sofyan went on to obtain his MBA degree from the European University, Belgium in 1990. He studied the hotel business and management through various seminars and courses from Ecole Hotelier de Lausanne, Switzerland and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. Growing in the Hotel and Property business environment, in late 1981 he left his career as a Computer Engineer in leading computer companies in the UK and the USA to focus on developing and managing hotels and properties, then bringing his company to go public in 1989, where its Initial Public O‑ering (IPO) of shares was oversubscribed by 300%. With his 31 years of experience in conceiving, developing, managing, and operating property and hotel projects in Indonesia, he has successfully developed a new concept, instilling the substance of Islamic values in the Hospitality Industry that can be accepted by the market.

Henry Riyanto

Henry Riyanto obtained his Medical Science degree from the University of Indonesia, Jakarta. He is the Commissioner of PT. Sofyan Hotels Tbk. as of 2008. He joined the Arva Corporation in 2004, being the co-founder of Insan Madina Foundation, Madina Islamic School, as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility programs of the Arva Corporation. He is also Commissioner of PT. Arva Paramaniaga. He supervises the strategic plan and operation of two office buildings that owned by the company.

Board of Director

Harish Adrian Riyanto

Harish earned his Bachelor of Computer Engineering in February 2013 from the University of Pelita Harapan and obtained certication of Ethical Hacking since 2012. He joins PT Sofyan Hotels, Tbk on 2013 as Management Trainee while undertaking his Master of Management from PPM School of Management. Majoring in Entrepreneur Studies, he has maintained a project to develop the social-preneur program in Pari Island.

As of now, as the Vice Director of Operational and Management, he is focusing on Sofyan Hotels Human Resources, specializing on analytical work and working maintenance.

Hasya Amana Riyanto

Graduated from Curtin University by the age of 20, Hasya obtained her Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance in a fast track program with distinctions in many advanced Accounting and Finance studies. After completing her studies, she proceeded to steep herself in the hospitality industry, certied by the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy as a Tourism Auditor and earned the RABQSA-AU and RABQSA-TL certications for Quality Lead Auditor. Beforehand, she climbed the corporate ladder at the early age of 16 by being a young journalist intern in a leading national newspaper, Kompas. She joined Sofyan Hotels in 2013 as a management trainee starting from housekeeping and front o­ce, and gradually moved into other departments such as FB product and service, sales and marketing, and accounting. Her comprehensive views and experience in the hospitality industry with an emphasis in nancial matters brings her today to stand as the Vice Financial Director of SofyanHospitality.

Herman Himawan

In 1990, Herman graduated obtained his law degree from University of Indonesia, Jakarta. His working experience started in the same year as he graduated, in PT Bank Sampoerna International, in its Management Development Program. In 1996, he worked in PT. Inti Cakra Semesta as Legal Administrator. Then, he joined Sofyan Corporation in the year 2000. Finally, in 2007, Herman was promoted as Corporate Secretary of PT Sofyan Hotels Tbk. and PT Sofyan Hospitality International.