Angsana Council

The Angsana Council is a non-profit group committed to increasing the growth and prosperity of Southeast Asian businesses and economies.

About Us

The Angsana Council Trustees

The Angsana Council members have a track record in accelerating economic and societal change in Southeast Asia and are led by well-known experts in government policy, business, and economics.

Founding Partner, Southeast Asia
Bain & Company

President and CEO, 
A. Magsaysay, Inc,
Director,
Fairmont Shipping

Former Singapore
Cabinet Minister (1990 – 2011)
Visiting Scholar, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
National University of Singapore

Minister of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia (2011 – 2014)
Educator and Entrepreneur

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Monk’s Hill Ventures

The Team

Gullnaz Baig is the Executive Director of the Angsana Council, in-charge of driving the mission of the Council forward with the support of the Council trustees. She will spearhead the Council’s efforts at producing thought leadership, building out its network of partners and profile Southeast Asia’s potential to a global audience.

The Angsana Council’s Latest Research

Integrated insights from deep business, government, and social experience translated into comprehensive quantitative and qualitative research.

Southeast Asia’s Pursuit of the Emerging Markets Growth Crown

This joint report by Bain & Company and Monk’s Hill Ventures’ Angsana Council notes that the attention on Southeast Asia is warranted and investors should heed a critical new growth driver: the increase in investment, competition, productivity, and inclusion spawned by tech-enabled disruptors (TEDs).

Blog

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Governance and the Flow of Capital Across Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s ability to attract foreign capital varies from country to country and has met with mixed success. They need to embrace a new political economy framework that prioritizes financial inclusion, investment attraction, marginal productivity, trade expansion, and political stability, led by talented leaders with strong governance.

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