Martua Eliakim Tambunan
By honing his skills while also deepening his knowledge in the intricacies and complexity of Transfer Pricing transactions, Martua has devoted most of his tax career in becoming a leading professional in his field.
Early on in his career, Martua has developed an interest in all things related to Transfer Pricing transactions. His time spent working from both the government’s and the business entities point of view has given Martua unique insights on how Transfer Pricing, when done properly, can benefit all related party.
Graduated with Bachelor degree majoring in Accounting from Sekolah Tinggi Akuntansi Negara (STAN), he deepened his taxation by obtaining his Master’s degree, focusing on tax administration from University of Indonesia, Jakarta. Further, Martua obtained a doctorate degree in Finance from the IPB University Bogor, focusing on related party transaction that inﬂuences the company’s value to a business group, which was the root of transfer pricing.
Martua had worked for over twenty-three years at Directorate General of Taxes (DGT) with Indonesian government prior to joining Foresight Consulting as Transfer Pricing Division’s director. During his work at DGT, he acquired deep knowledge and analytical skills particularly regarding international taxation and transfer pricing cases.
Now as one of the Partner, combination of work experiences for decades with the government and advanced academic qualiﬁcations have equipped Martua to be a professional in multinational companies or business groups who provides hands-on advice that speaks the language of knowledge in taxation area especially in Transfer Pricing world.
His experience and expertise in Transfer Pricing has helped advice and assist high ranking management in leading companies in various industries, specifically in chemical manufacturing, mining, real estate/ property and plantation sectors.
Leadership, Membership, & Honors
Martua actively conducts in-house training and continues to lead his team to become reliable and trustworthy tax professionals in the Transfer Pricing field.
Passionate about the importance of education, Martua also shares his knowledge and experience by helping teach, nurture, and shape the minds of young scholars at the Christian University of Indonesia (Universitas Kristen Indonesia).