About

History

Dario Urfer’s search on Google Earth for a region to visit in South East Asia immediately highlighted Mulut Seribu with its beautiful lagoons and islands. He could not resist the urge to visit the region and went in September 2018. Dario’s attempt to communicate in English led him to the friendly and welcoming Frengki Manafe who was the only English speaker he came across. They quickly became friends and Dario finally abandoned the rest of his holiday plans and spent the entire time on Rote Island where he deeply connected with the locals.

Dario was shown some very beautiful unaccommodated landscapes and with the consent of, and motivation from the ever-friendly local population, he came up with the idea of developing the region and equipping the population with necessary tools to adapt to the fast-growing tourism sector.

When he came back to Switzerland, he told his business partners about this idea. They were overly excited about it and quickly brought together a team of six motivated young Swiss entrepreneurs. The newly formed board came to Bali, where they learned the essentials of building with bamboo and got the support of Ibuku and their whole network of architects, engineers and craftsmen. After the course they came to Rote to find local business partners and the perfect place to start a business. After the location scouting, everyone agreed on making the island of Lemaina the center of our efforts, since its potential exceeded our expectations. Its diversity is unique for the area and easy to promote internationally. Since then, we are focusing on the implementation of the project.

Board

Emmanuel Bertsch

CEO

Chief Executive Officer
Origin

Interlaken, Switzerland

Occupation
Entrepreneur, Financial Advisor, involved in different startups

Dario Urfer

COO

Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Head of Marketing, Superviser of Construction

Origin

Interlaken, Switzerland

Occupation
Engineering Draftsman EFZ, CEO of uWebDesign Marketing Agency

Matthew Docherty

CLO

Chief Legal Officer
Origin

St. Andrews, Scotland

Occupation

Consultant

Frengki Manafe

CSCO

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Origin

Oebafok, Rote, Ndao, Indonesia

Occupation
English Teacher and Manager of KSU Talena Lain

Devie Akulain

CAO

Chief Accounting Officer

Origin

Landu Leko, Rote, Ndao, Indonesia

Occupation
Office Manager Malole Surf house and Keong Nembrala, Head Accounting, Legal

Babeh Besar Muhammad D. P. Alrusman

CNO

Chief Network Officer

Origin

Jakarta, Indonesia

Occupation
Entrepreneur, Founder and Director of DJG GROUP

Experts

Kenny Wolf

Finances

Origin

Biel, Switzerland

Occupation
Managing Director at VITORUS AG, Sales Manager at Schweizer Treuhand & Beratung

Demian Kammer

gastronomy

Origin

Bern, Switzerland

Occupation

Student

Adrian Bienz

water & electricity

Origin

Bern, Switzerland

Occupation

Electrician

Partners

Construciton

Marketing and Merchandise

Legal

Investors and Sponsors