Dr. Budi Frensidy, S.E., M.Com.

Fakultas Ekonomi


Budi Frensidy, Ak., CA, CSA, CRP, CFP, CWM is a lektor kepala (senior lecturer) at the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia (FEB-UI) and has been certified since 2008. He enrolled in the Mathematics Department, UI in 1983-1985, Accounting Department, UI in 1985-1990, Graduate Course in Accounting and Information Systems at Temple University, Philadelphia-USA in September-December 1991, the School of Finance at the University of New South Wales, Sydney-Australia in 1997-1998, and the Doctorate Program in Finance, FEUI 2006-2013.

Since 1999, he has worked as a lecturer at FEUI. He worked as the Office Manager and Coordinator of Graduate Programs (Master and Doctorate) in Economics and Management Studies (1999-2003), as the Deputy Head of the Accountancy Profession Program (PPAk) from 2003 to 2006, as the Head of the Extension Program in Accounting (2006-2009), as the Deputy Head of Accounting Department (2009-2013), and as a member of FEB-UI Academic Senate (2017-2021).

Currently, he teaches several courses including Financial Mathematics, Quantitative Methods, Mathematics for Economics, Capital Market (Investment Management), Corporate Finance, International Finance, Managerial Economics, and Financial Statement Analysis in diploma, undergraduate, professional, graduate programs, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) & FRM (Financial Risk Manager) courses at FEB-UI, in CFP (Certified Financial Planner) Course at FISIP UI. He is also a guest lecturer for capital market, financial mathematics, financial planning, behavioral finance, and investment management in several universities throughout Indonesia and professional training and consulting centers in Jakarta (Ikatan Akuntan Indonesia, Bina Insan, Lembaga Sertifikasi Profesi - Pasar Modal (LSP-PM), Jakarta Consulting Group, and IRAI).

He writes several books on mathematics of finance namely Matematika Keuangan 3rd edition, Problems and Answers of Matematika Keuangan 2nd edition, and Financial Mathematics. His other books are Investments: an Indonesian Adaptation, Fundamental Methods of Mathematics for Business and Economics: an Indonesian Adaptation, Cerdas Menghadapi Trik Bank, Lihai sebagai Investor, and Gesit dan Taktis di Pasar Modal Berbekal Behavioral Finance. His book on Matematika Keuangan has been awarded as one of the best university textbooks from the Department of Accounting, FEUI (2009), from Universitas Indonesia (2010), and from Dikti-Depdiknas RI (2008).

He is currently a regular columnist in prestigious and nationwide business dailies Kontan (Wake-Up Call Rubric), and previously in Sindo or Seputar Indonesia (Financial Mathematics Column), Bisnis Indonesia (Investment Rubric and Fund Column), and professional magazine Akuntan Indonesia (Capital Market Column). Abour 600 articles have been written in these columns and in other national newspapers/magazines, nationally-accredited and international journals, and proceedings of national & international seminars/conferences since 2006.

Furthermore, he is an investment advisor, independent commissioner, audit committee member, and risk oversight committee member at PT Jasa Raharja (Persero), PT AFI, PT Bintraco Dharma Tbk., and PT Astra Life. He is also a consultant and a resource person at PT Djarum, Bank Indonesia, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health, Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI), and Financial Services Authority (OJK). His research interests are financial mathematics, capital market, and behavioral finance.