Ida Bagus Ayodhya Dirgantara (“Yodi”) is a co-founder and the managing partner of Mangkoenagoro, Dirgantara, Oepangat (“MDO”). He is the Director of the Technology, Media, and Telecommunication (“TMT”), Data Protection, General Corporate, and Banking & Finance practice groups.

He advises leading domestic and multinational companies across vast industries and sectors, but offers particular expertise in technology and telecommunications, infrastructure, shipping, aviation, railroads, and energy. These includes several parent state-owned entities, multi-national companies, and financial institutions.

In addition to the above, Yodi possesses expertise in the TMT sector and has regularly advised on TMT transactions under Indonesian laws and regulations relating to new technologies, such as blockchain, cryptopcurrency, data center, big data, Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence.

Yodi has a particular interest in data protection and privacy issues which formulated his master’s thesis at Leiden University in theNetherlands.

During his undergraduate study, he was active in several moot court competitions, among others, the Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot and ALSA International Investment Arbitration Moot Court Competition.


Sarjana Hukum
Universitas Indonesia (2015)

Master of Laws (LL.M)
Leiden University, the Netherlands (2022)


Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia

Asosiasi Profesional Privasi Data

Indonesia Young Arbitration Community


Bahasa Indonesia, English


  • “Moving Beyond the Fundamental Rights Realm: Data Protection as a Tool for Fundamental Rights Protection”, published in the Leiden Journal of International Law.
  • “A Comparative Legal Study on the Practical Role of Data Protection Officer in the Netherlands and Indonesia”, Master’s Thesis on Law and Digital Technologies at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
  • “Responding to Data Breaches: A Data Protection Officer’s Perspective”, published as a client alert.
  • “Kegagalan Dalam Perlindungan Data Pribadi”, published as a client alert.
  • “Environmental, Social, & Governance Law Indonesia 2022-2023”, published by International Comparative Legal Guides
  • “Aviation Laws and Regulations Indonesia 2022-2023”, published by the International Comparative Legal Guides.
  • “The European Union Flight Ban is a Warning and a Lesson for Indonesia”, published by the Jakarta Post.
  • “Legal Responsibility for Space Debris in the Legal Territory of the Republic of Indonesia”, published by the Jakarta Post.