CEO, Blue Bird Group
B Engineering 1995
Noni Sri Ayati Purnomo is a highly recognised business leader and philanthropist in Indonesia. She is the President and CEO of the family-owned Blue Bird Group Holding, the largest taxi company in Indonesia.
The company serves millions of customers a month, owns more than 39,000 vehicles and employs 50,000 drivers and staff. In 2015, Noni was listed as one of the “Power Women in Asia” by Forbes and, in 2017, she was featured in Globe Asia’s “99 Most Powerful Women”.
Noni founded Blue Bird Care, a philanthropy division of Blue Bird Group, launching the ‘Women Empowerment Project’ to empower 40,000 wives of Blue Bird group drivers and employees providing them with small loans and training to start their own businesses from their homes.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.