Logo Yayasan Tahija
For the Tahija foundation, the leaves and flowerets of the Tahija cinnamon tree represent the foundation’s core values: empathy, equality, pluralism.

The logo of the foundation depicts leaves and flowerets of the Cinnamomum tahijanum Koster, which is a native cinnamon tree first discovered in Borneo and described in 1970 by Dr. A.J.G.H Kostermans, dedicated to Julius and Jean Tahija thus; “…this beautiful tree is named in honour of Mr. Julius Tahija, Chairman Managing Board of the PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia, Jakarta, who donated a substantial sum to the Herbarium Bogoriense, Bogor, for the preservation of the material, deposited in that worldwide known Institute and whose wife is immensely interested in plants and in maintaining a beautiful garden upcountry off Bogor.”
1991-2002

Founders and Officers :

  • Mr Julius Tahija
  • Mrs Jean Tahija
  • Dr. Sjakon G. Tahija
  • Ir. George S. Tahija
2003-2008
  • Governor :
    Dr. Sjakon G. Tahija
  • Comptroller :
    Ir. George S. Tahija
  • Chairperson :
    A. Wahyuhadi
  • Secretary :
    Silvia Novi
  • Treasurer :
    Sudaryanto
2008-2013
  • Governor :
    Dr. Sjakon G. Tahija
  • Comptroller :
    Ir. George S. Tahija
  • Chairperson :
    A. Wahyuhadi
  • Secretary :
    Silvia Novi
  • Treasurer :
    Sudaryanto
2013-2018
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees :
    Dr. Sjakon G. Tahija
  • Board of Trustees :
    Ir. George S. Tahija
    A. Wahyuhadi
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board :
    Dr. Shelley L. Tahija
  • Supervisory Board :
    Laurel C. Tahija
  • Chairman of The Executive Board :
    Trihadi Saptoadi
  • Secretary :
    Silvia Novi
  • Treasurer :
    Sonny Susanto
Jt+JT 8x10 The Tahija Foundation is a non-profit organization established in Jakarta by the late Mrs. Jean Tahija and Mr. Julius Tahija on March 21, 1990. The Tahija Foundation is a formal vehicle for the philanthropic initiatives of the Tahija family. In its development, the Tahija Foundation has also served as a vehicle for the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives of the Austindo group of companies, especially for initiatives that are not directly related to the business activities of t he companies
Vision & Mission




To bring about a better Indonesia through partnership for sustainable initiatives in education, culture, health, environmental conservation and social services