Aryana Satrya is assistant professor at the Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia. He earns his Ph.D. from the School of Political Science, University of Queensland, Australia. His Ph.D. research examines the effectiveness of union strategy in the Indonesian services industry.

He obtained his bachelor’s degree (honours) in Industrial Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia, and his Master's in Master of Management (finance) from the University of Indonesia (UI).

His current research included topics on employment of senior citizen, minimum wage, workers empowerment, freedom of association, market flexibility, and organisational culture.

His previous works have been published in several journals, including Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Employment Relations Records (Australia), Philippine Journal of Industrial Relations, the Analisis Laboral (Peru), International Journal of Business and Society, International Journal of Innovation Management, Industrial Law Reports and the Asian Profile.

He has received several research grants, including from Erasmus Mundus, D.A.A.D. Germany, Hitachi Foundation, ASEAN University Network, Tanoto Foundation, ILO, Union Network International (UNI), Ministry of Research & Higher Degree, and Ministry of Manpower. The awards allowed him to conduct research at some institutions, such as, Vrije Universiteit Brussell (Belgium), Kassel University (Germany), Kyoto University (Japan), and Korean Institute of South East Asian Studies (KISEAS).

His works with Prof Balakrishnan Parasuraman (Universiti Malaysia Sabah - UMS) have received some international awards on research innovation competitions, including Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals in Seoul, Geneve, Kuala Lumpur.

He was the President of the Indonesian Industrial Relations Associations (AHII) and members of the International Labor and Employment Relations Association (ILERA), International Employment Relations Association (IERA), the Asia Pacific Sociological Association (APSA), and had joined the Association of Industrial Relations of the Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) and the Brisbane Labour History Association (BLHA). He was also Vice Chairman of Jakarta Wage Council between 2009 and 2014.

He has extensive professional experience in marketing and business development area at a telecommunications company. He was also a researcher at a leading union federation in Indonesia, and became a member of trade unions, both in Indonesia and Australia.

Specialties: industrial relations, union strategy, labour-management partnership, human resource management