An American businessman originally based in Indonesia, and now Singapore, Harvey Goldstein’s professional career in Southeast Asia began in 1967. During his time there, Harvey Goldstein has worked to increase foreign investment in the country with such organizations as Harvest International, Inc., and the American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia (ACCI) by educating investors in the subtleties of its business culture and the opportunities to be found there.
Established in 1971, the American Chamber of Commerce promotes commercial activity between its host country and the United States. ACCI values professional ethics, innovation, transparency, and national and social responsibility. By 2015, the organization intends to be the leading advocate for the business interests of its 250 member companies. Currently, the organization organizes quarterly committees on topics ranging from automotive and moving vehicles to teleconnectivity. Additionally, ACCI gives back to the community through a variety of initiatives like university scholarships and the Jakarta Flood Relief Program.