Aditya joined the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society as a research assistant in 2015. Aditya is in his final year of the Melbourne Juris Doctor. He holds a Sarjana Hukum (LL.B equivalent) in international law from Atma Jaya Catholic University. Prior to studying Juris Doctor, Aditya worked as a commercial lawyer in a top tier firm in Jakarta, practising in the areas of banking and finance, merger and acquisition and commercial litigation. He is a qualified Indonesian advocate and soon will qualify to practise law in Australia, when he completes his study and the Practical Legal Training.
Aditya has spent time in Indonesia working with the Wahid Institute and the National Commission on Human Rights (Komisi Nasional Hak Asasi Manusia). During this time, he gained in-depth knowledge of interfaith dialogues, religious freedom and protection of minority rights.