VM Profile Pic

About Me

Passionate about learning new things and welcoming what’s next. Happy to enable progress for others. Embrace changes. A mother of 3 wonderful children. A grateful wife.
Current Post Key Awards, Recognition, and Achievement Past Experiences    

Current Post

  • Founder and CEO VMCS Advisory Indonesia
  • President, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Indonesia Chapter
  • Founder Taman Baca Anak Lebah, BookSTech (Books, Storytelling, and Technology), and #SemangatiGuru
  • Founder Let’s Invest, Girls!
For professional networking: https://id.linkedin.com/in/veramakki 

Key Awards, Recognition, and Achievement

  • 2021 Tokoh PR Berpengaruh by MAW Talks Awards, PR Indonesia
  • 2019 Best Presenter & Top 50 PR of Choice by PR Indonesia
  • 2019 Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP) by GCCC - Global Communication Certification Council, ANAB ISIO/IEC 17024, US
  • 2018 Eisenhower Fellowship, Innovation Program, Philadelphia, USA
  • 2017 Head of Corporate Communication of the Year by Mix Magazine, Indonesia
  • 2016 100 Most Impactful CSR Leaders - Global Listing by World CSR Congress, India
  • 2015 50 Asia's Women Leaders by CMO Asia, Singapore
  • 2015 Shine On Award by Good Housekeeping Indonesia magazine
  • 2011 Top 10 Indonesian Young Female Future Business Leaders by SWA Magazine, Indonesia
  • 2010 Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) by Int'l Association of Business Communicators (IABC)

Past Experiences    

  • 2015-2020 Director, Country Head of Corporate Affairs, Citi Indonesia
  • 2012 - 2015 Deputy Director, Corporate Communication and Public Affairs, Mercedes-Benz Indonesia
  • 2011 - 2012 Corporate Affairs Manager, Fonterra Brands Indonesia
  • 2011 -2014 Lecturer, University of Indonesia, Faculty of Social and Political Science, Communications Department Dual-Degree International Program
  • 2006 - 2011 Internal Communications Manager, Unilever Indonesia
  • 2005 Public Affairs Manager, Indo Pacific PR
  • 2002-2005 Contributing writer based in Houston, Texas, US, for The Jakarta Post Newspaper and Cosmopolitan Indonesia magazine.
  • 1999 - 2002 Consultant, Ogilvy Public Relations Indonesia
  • 1998 - 1999 Public Relations Officer, Hotel Mulia Senayan
  • 1995 - 1998 Announcer, Ardan FM Radio, Bandung, West Java

Vera Makki

Personal Blog

Life is too short. Be kind, be grateful, and be surrounded with love. The rest will follow.