Starting November 1st, Asia Consulting will assist the Frans Seda Foundation in its operations. The main priority for Asia Consulting will be assisting the Board of the Foundation in the Netherlands and Indonesia. The Frans Seda Foundation was launched in 2012 by a group of Indonesian and Dutch businessmen, professionals and intellectuals. Its core mission is to foster the crosssectoral and cross-cultural dialogue between talented young leaders from Indonesia and the Netherlands.Through focused projects the Foundation wants to create opportunities to debate modes of mutual cooperation, resulting in projects marked by synergy and value-added answers to challenges faced by both countries. The group feels inspired by the life-long balanced, non-discriminatory and respectful approach of the Indonesian statesman Frans Seda (1926–2009) in pursuing the global common good. An economics graduate from the University of Tilburg, inspiring relationships between Indonesia and The Netherlands at the individual and institutional levels in all societal domains has always had his special interest.