Rahmad Budi Harto


Rahmad brings a unique blend of expertise from his academic background in engineering to his dynamic career in the media industry, media consulting, public affairs, and business intelligence. With a keen focus on addressing complex issues across various sectors, Rahmad has emerged as an insightful professional particularly in defense-related affairs. He provides invaluable insights and commentaries to the media on matters concerning defense technology and industry.


With over a decade of experience as a journalist for national newspapers and magazines, Rahmad possesses a profound understanding of diverse public interest issues spanning politics, civil-military relations, religions, economics, and the stock market.

Rahmad’s consultancy work extends to prestigious public institutions, including the Ministry of Finance, Bank Indonesia, the Ministry of Maritime and Fishery Affairs/Kemitraan, and KSEI, where he has provided invaluable expertise in media analysis, content production, and policy research.

Transitioning into public affairs at Kiroyan Partners in 2016, Rahmad delved into strategic communications, media relations, crisis management, government relations, stakeholder mapping, socio-political analysis, and corporate social responsibility, further enriching his skill set and strategic outlook.

In his tenure at Integrity Asia, prior to rejoining Kiroyan Partners in 2023, Rahmad led a sizable team, overseeing a range of services in the business intelligence sphere, including investigation and reputational due diligence services across Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.


– Master’s Degree in Defense Management: Joint program between Indonesia Defense University and Cranfield University UK, Jakarta (2013)

– Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautics Engineering: Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung (2004)

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