Prior to working for SEI Effendy worked as a financial controller at Svenska Kraftnät (Swedish electricity transmission system operator) monitoring infrastructure projects and developing routines and processes.

Effendy has also worked as a controller in a pharmaceutical factory and has experience from the education industry in India and the environmental product industry in China. He has experience from forecasting, budgeting, product calculation and knowledge in project methodology.

Effendy holds a M.Sc. in Business and Economics with international specialization from Uppsala University and has completed the certified controller program at FAR academy.