Building the engine of the Global Halal Economy


Based in Indonesia, we are a leading consultancy group that advises organisations on how to flourish in the Islamic Economy. Our expertise covers: Food, Finance, Lifestyle, Media, and Pharmaceuticals.


What we do

Open the doors for your business to enter the trillion-dollar global halal opportunity.

Since 2015, we have been actively involved in both national and international global halal networks. Our vast networks comprise of international government agencies, ministries, academia, public and private companies, and investors across different sectors.

Collaborate to elevate the halal economy at the macro level.

Every year, we work with strategic partners to accelerate halal business environment by organizing conferences, expos, and business matching. This is the time for collaboration and growing together.

Raise awareness and understanding of halal matters.

From halal vaccines to halal hotels, the term halal has evolved beyond a label on your cereal boxes. To expand knowledge on what halal means, we support training, research, and development in halal industries and services.

Cultivate opportunities for creative industries

Islamic creative industries always bring innovation to the table. Whether you are in the fashion business or Islamic media, we can help you to grow and expand your market by connecting you with the right investors and tapping into new consumers.


“We can be more than a market for the global industry, because we have the potential to flourish in the global market.”

Sapta Nirwandar | Chairman of Indonesia Halal Lifestyle Center


Who we are



IHLC is lead by the Chairman, Sapta Nirwandar. Born in Lampung, Indonesia, in 1954, Sapta finished his graduate and doctorate study in Paris, France. His career as a bureaucrat reached its peak when he served as Vice Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia (2011-2014).

During his career, he has won several awards, such as The Star of Excellent Services (Bintang Jasa Utama) awarded by the President of Indonesia in 2008 and Lifetime Contribution Award by Indonesia Travel and Tourism Award in 2014.

Known as an expert in halal industry, he has been invited as speakers in international events, including Global Islamic Economic Summit in Dubai 2013, 2014, and 2015, Thailand Halal Assembly 2015, and later he founded Indonesia Halal Lifestyle Center in 2015.


Team Members

  • Jetti Rosila Hadi
  • Tantie Koestantia
  • Ervik Ari Susanto
  • Guntur Subagja
  • Ria Renny Christiana
  • Mirza Muhamad
  • Astrid Tambunan
  • Failani Rizona
  • Tetra Tianiafi
  • Yanis Musdja
  • A. M. Eko Sudatmojo Nobel
  • Bobby Naedi Sopyan
  • Parlene Rosalina Solis Sumayouw
  • Fahamah Syarifa