Ariestyo holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Universitas Gadjah Mada, majoring in electrical engineering. Prior to joining London Business School, he worked in the financial technology industry, where he led nationwide marketing campaigns and facilitated financial market innovations in terms of technology. He also has years of experience in the banking sector as a treasury dealer, primarily focused on providing financial hedging and advisory for prominent institutions.
Ariestyo decided to join London Business School to learn from world-class thought leaders and practitioners, hone his business and management skills and connect to the School’s outstanding alumni network. Besides being a student ambassador, Ariestyo is an Executive Committee member for the Investment Management Club, one of the largest clubs at LBS, and is also an active member of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Club and Basketball Club. Ariestyo participates in numerous thrilling student competitions such as the Impact Investing Competition, Case Competition and Private Equity Market Challenge.
Ariestyo grew up in Lombok, Indonesia, where he spent 18 years enjoying the sun and the sea; this grew his love for recreational water sports and the conservation of marine ecosystems, a topic he cares deeply about. Ariestyo committed himself to provide mentorship for the students in his hometown and volunteers in community service. In his spare time, he enjoys having family trips, cheering for the Golden State Warriors and appreciating culinary traditions around the town.