Meet Astrid

Astrid Vasile has lived and worked in Perth for the last 20 years. With her background in national and international business she is able to efficiently introduce Australia-Indonesia businesses providing a gateway for a closer relationship between both countries.

HIA-NAB Business Partner of the Year 2009

Astrid is a woman who emerged from humble beginnings to do great things. In her early career days she spent 4 years as customer support and trainer in a telecommunications control software IT services company in Indonesia. She then had her start as a budding entrepreneur in Indonesia, and went on to further study, consequently earning a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Economics.

Astrid’s insight and skills stem from her M.B.A studies in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Economics, from two decades of living in Singapore, New Zealand, and Western Australia, and from her 25 years of business experience. She is lauded as a registered builder in Australia and was given accolades as 2009 Winner of Business Partner of the Year by HIA- NAB. 2010 Business Partner of the Year Finalist by CSR building product, the Housing Industry Association (HIA), and National Australia Bank (NAB).

Registered Builder | Director – GV Constructions (Commercial & Residential Property Developers)

Astrid has more than 20 years experience in architecture, building and construction. She leads a company whose reputation is based on years of producing residential & commercial buildings, and is proud to be one of only 13 certified female Australian registered builders in the country’s 10,000 male-dominated and oriented construction industry.

Director of GV Constructions (WA) since 1995 with commissions for residential and commercial work including new housing and renovations, industrial buildings, and retail outlets and offices in Western Australia. She is also the director and business owner of Ashridge Holdings Pty Ltd since 1998, the Vazari property Trust since 1995, and Vasile Build.

Adjudicator with Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia

Astrid is a graded associate member of adjudicator with the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia, under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 WA.

Executive Chair of Australia-Indonesia Businesswomen’s Network | Mentor

Astrid is also an ambassador for Australia-Indonesia relationship and is passionate about engaging business to industry, people to people, she is the Executive Chair of Australia-Indonesia Businesswomen’s Network and Mentor for Women in business .

Vice President of Indonesian Diaspora

Astrid was appointed by the Global Indonesian Diaspora Business Council as the Vice President of Indonesian Diaspora, an interlocutor in collaboration with government and non-government sector and between fellow diasporas in various programs. Astrid’s expertise, knowledge and skills make her one of the favored contributors for anything related to Australia-Indonesia relationship.

Former Commercial Director for National Air Charter | Principal of IADTC Flight Training Academy

Before entering the construction industry, Astrid had a solid background in aviation. She was the Commercial Director for National Air Charter / Freight company servicing regional flight Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, working together with the Air Traffic Services, Defense Forces and Directorate General of Civil Aviation and Civil Aviation Safety Authority. She was also the founder and former Principal of IADTC Flight training Academy conducting recruitment-test and training for Pilots, Flight Operations Officers (FOO), Flight Attendants (FA), and Airline Business & Commercial Ground Staff, and supplied graduates for the Airline and Air Charter Industry in Indonesia.