Jakob is a serial entrepreneur and investor with a love for sports and the outdoors. Previous CEO and current major shareholder of a Swedish health care company as well as Chairman of the board of an electronics company. Jakob spent six months in Lombok in 2010 and surfed, played football with the local kids and decided he wanted to spend more time on the island. Following this decision he built Villa Sorgas, overlooking Grupuk Bay, and resides there part of the year. Jakob also competes in Beach Volleyball on a high level.
Swedish entrepreneur and Director of one of the leading Building Contractors in Bali and Lombok; PT Tropical Lodging. Resident of Bali/Lombok since 1988 with wife and two kids. Jonas has extensive knowledge and experience of building and running projects in Indonesia and speaks Bahasa Indonesia fluently. A dedicated and experienced surfer, Jonas starts most of his mornings in the perfect waves of Lombok or Bali.
Markus is an experienced management professional with background from leading management firms McKinsey & Co and Claesson & Partners in Gothenburg. He has an analytical mind and loves the challenge of a new project. Markus loves sports and the outdoors and shares the team's love for Lombok's nature, culture, and waves.
Alejandro has 13 years of experience as an architect and interior designer specialized in high-end residential. He gained experience working for renowned architectural companies including Guz Architects, Andy Fisher Workshop, and CGS Architects. Since then he has carried out a wide variety of projects in countries including Spain, New Zealand, Burma, the Maldives, India, Vietnam, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. In 2014 his Atelier has been based in Bali and Lombok Islands.
Aymara is a professionally qualified Landscape Architect based in Singapore. She has over 30 years of landscape working experience in Asia and a proven record of delivering high profile government and private projects of exceptional quality and technical innovation. She has deep understanding of the challenges and potentials presented by the tropical climate and of making outdoor spaces not just aesthetically appealing but also practical and functional while embracing environmental sustainable principles and traditional cultural values.
Melissa’s passion is the synthesis of natural systems with the urban environment to inspire landscapes that are rich with color, texture and the rhythms of life. With over ten years’ experience of working and living in the UK, South Africa, USA, Singapore and SE Asia and a love of travel, she combines her understandings of cultures, natural landscapes and textural details to inform future designs. Seeing these ideas materialize into a place for people and wildlife to use and enjoy is the ultimate reward.
Sultan graduated from Mataram University, Language Department, focusing on Sociolinguistics. He has been doing legal investigation for buying lands in south Lombok areas for almost five years. Sultan loves the idea that sustainable development is the core value of all Tampah Hills’ projects: “For me, sustainable development means creating future prosperity by keeping the good of the nature, respecting local values and upgrading the economic level of surrounding neighborhoods, in an environmentally friendly way.”
Ita has 11 years’ experience in law in Indonesia. She deals with all aspects of foreign investment in Indonesia and will assist clients with all legal documentation to fully comply with Indonesian Law. She is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association and has the PERADI license.
Reville is a Director in EcoSolutions Lombok and is joining as an investor/advisor. He has been in Indonesia for seven years now, working in projects with reforestation, water harvesting systems, ecotourism, aquaculture, training, appropriate technology and local food production solutions. Rev has helped train and equip the Forest team who are currently restoring the forests using a range of techniques. Coming from Northern Australia, he is already familiar with many of the plants, animals and ecologies that are in common with Lombok and has a lot to tell about all the stories and opportunities hidden in the Tampah lifescape and landscape.
Swedish Copywriter and Creative Director with 15+ years experience from agencies in the Nordics as well as running his own agency since 2009 along with several start-up projects. Loves film and all kinds of digital and immersive media. Andreas has lived in Bali and Lombok for several years and now shares his time between Portugal, Sweden and Indonesia. Passionate about the ocean and the mountains, and all the ways we can enjoy them.
The past 15 years he has lived in Stockholm, London, Sydney and Bali working for some award winning agencies. In large teams at global networks or at small design studios working with some world famous names. Now he spends most of the year in Bali working as a freelance designer and creating a fashion label and a series of his own art projects. When not creating stuff on land, Oskar surfs and live his life in and around the ocean.
Simon is running Tampah Hills’ social media accounts with a steady hand. He is a friendly and approachable person with excellent communication skills and a strong interest in anything creative. Simon is an avid photographer with a great eye for people, details and settings. Hailing from Scotland, Simon is a seriously skilled DJ with a strong passion for music.
Jonas is a Swedish Software Technologist with over 15 years of experience. He has a broad background in IT, from working at and founding tech start-ups, to contracting work for Fortune 500 companies in the United States. Jonas enjoys a true Digital Nomad lifestyle, pursuing his passions for surfing and snowboarding, when he’s not solving tough software problems.