Reformasi Informastion Services (PT Ris) is an independent political risk consulting firm specializing in the analysis of investment conditions in Indonesia. Products include the Reformasi Weekly service, strategic consulting, customized research and syndicated reports.


This subscription service enables foreign investors and international organizations to better assess the Indonesian operating environment. The service features a weekly, 12-16 page electronic report, as well as the provision of ad hoc research and briefings. The weekly service has continued without interruption since 2003.

INTRODUCING THE 2019 Election Primer

A comprehensive guide to the April 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections -- 60 pages of proprietary research, analysis and graphics. Profiles players, assesses trends and analyzes implications for investment and reform. Read more


Reformasi: The Struggle for Power in Post-Soeharto Indonesia is a non-fiction narrative that charts the course of Indonesian politics between 1996 and 2001.


The Firm: PT Reformasi Info Sastra (PT Ris) is an independent company conducting political risk analysis on Indonesia. Pro­ducts include the Reformasi Weekly Service, syndicated reports such as The 2019 Election Primer and specialized research for clients.  PT Ris is incorporated in Indonesia and based in Jakarta.

The Principal: Kevin O’Rourke holds a degree in government from Harvard University and he is the author of the book Reformasi: The Struggle for Power in Post-Soeharto Indonesia (Allen & Unwin, 2002). He worked in Jakarta starting in 1994.


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