Belt and Road Expert Advice
Andrew has been Lead Arranging and advising on infrastructure finance for 30+ years.
In 2003, he set up in business as Logie Group to provide specialist advice on infrastructure finance in Asia across the whole investment cycle namely:
- governments and public sector on policy including in Indonesia the MOF on its $15 billion of support for PLN in the power sector and Bappenas on a $235 million water supply project; and how to finance a $7 billion new state capital city in India.
- institutional investors on strategy across the region.
- transaction preparation and M & A advisory, e.g. hydro in Sri Lanka.
- acting as an expert witness in arbitrations such as for Fraport re the $600 million Manila airport terminal 3; for a US developer in a $125 million power plant in Cambodia where he was cross examined in person and sat in a “hot tub” exchange of views with the other side’s expert (both rare experiences); and for a Canadian investor in a gold mine in a ’Stan country.
- Capacity building / training.
- Acting as a Non – Executive Director of e.g. an aircraft lessor.
Andrew is a member of the UNECE roster of PPP experts; acts as a peer reviewer for them; and is on IFC’s Nominee Directors database. He is a Fellow of the HKICPA, ICAEW and HKIoD; and a member of the HKSI, HKIB and APIEx.
Andrew worked originally with KPMG then PWC in London, Hong Kong and Sydney; then in tax driven financing at Westpac’s investment bank in Australia; Lead Arranging project finance at Mizuho then UBS in London; before he returned to Asia in 1998 as Head of Global Structured Finance, Asia Pacific for WestLB when it was a top five Lead Arranger of project finance globally.
Incorporated in August 2017 in Hong Kong and officially launched in April 2018 with the Royal Consul General of Cambodia, the Cambodian Society reached +180 Members located in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Cambodia, and France.
The Cambodian Society strives to be a global leading non-profit organization and think tank for people with an interest in Cambodia across these three pillars: Art & Culture, Business, and Social Impact purpose.
Becoming a member of the Cambodian Society means you will be joining a business Network of Cambodian Think Tank from entrepreneurs, C-Level people, rising artists and industry experts but also supporting charity actions.
Our mission is to connect the Global Cambodian Society & Think Tank with the people who express an interest in Cambodia across these 3 pillars
- The promotion of Cambodian Art & Culture heritage
- The Business Network and Knowledge in Cambodia,
- The Support of Non Governmental organizations in line with SDG's & social impact values.
Dashun Foundation, a non profit-making charitable institution under the Inland Revenue Ordinance, was founded on 12 May 2011 by a body of professionals and scholars with a shared mission of promoting and contributing to the long term interests and sustainable development of Hong Kong. We aim to achieve our goal with the guiding principle of "professionals united for enhancing the economy and people's livelihood".
HKIAC was established in 1985 by a group of leading businesspeople and professionals in an effort to meet the growing need for arbitral services in Asia.
The HKIAC Secretariat is located in the Central Business District in Hong Kong, and is responsible for the day-to day administration of all disputes referred to the HKIAC. The HKIAC Secretariat handles the administration of arbitration, mediations, adjudications, and domain name disputes. It also provides additional support services including room reservations and fund holding.
With the goal to “Build a Top-class, Full-service and Internationalised Regional Bank”, Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited ("BOCHK") gives full play to its advantages as a major commercial banking group in Hong Kong to increase local market penetration and expand its business in the Southeast Asian region. We strive to provide customers with comprehensive, professional and high-quality services.
BOCHK is one of the three note-issuing banks and the sole clearing bank for Renminbi (“RMB”) business in Hong Kong. It has strong market positions in all major businesses. Capitalising on the most extensive local branch network and diverse service platforms in Hong Kong, we offer a comprehensive range of financial, investment and wealth management services to personal, corporate and institutional customers. We have extended our branches and subsidiaries to Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei. In addition, through deep collaboration with our parent bank, Bank of China Limited, BOCHK provides a full range of high-quality cross-border services to multinationals, cross-border customers, mainland enterprises going global, central banks and super-sovereign organisations. Drawing on our strong franchise in RMB and cross-border services, we strive to be the first choice of customers in these businesses.
BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited, which holds the entire equity interest of BOCHK, is one of the largest listed companies in Hong Kong, with stock code “2388”. BOCHK was awarded the Bank of the Year in Hong Kong by The Banker in the UK for the third time and the Strongest Bank in Asia Pacific and Hong Kong by The Asian Banker for five consecutive years.
China International Contractors Association (CHINCA) is the national organization formed by Chinese international project investors, contractors, labor service companies and related service providers. CHINCA has been actively performing its duty of communicating members' appeals, strengthening industry self-discipline and providing professional service since its establishment in 1988, aiming to drive sound development of members and promote rapid and healthy progress of China's international investment and economic cooperation.
CHINCA now has more than 1,300 members, among which over 1,000 are engaged in international project engineering, contracting and investment, representing about 90% of the whole industry business value, distributing in more than 190 countries and regions. For years, more than 60 members of CHINCA have been listed in ENR Top 250 International Contractors, and several key members among the Fortune Global 500. CHINCA members have undertaken various projects in the fields of transportation, power and electricity, housing, petrochemical industry, telecommunication, water conservancy, and industrial and manufacturing construction. They have rich experiences in EPC projects, and are actively involved in PPP, BOT and other investment projects internationally.
China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and International Chapter Limited (hereinafter called “CRECCHKI”) was established on August 21,2002 to be a non-profit making Hong Kong-registered Chapter of the China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce (hereafter called“CRECC”).
We are a real estate industry association, comprising of real estate investors, fund managers, developers, professionals, academics, and public agencies and associations based in Hong Kong, with overseas members throughout the world.
We hope to serve as a trusted advisor and influential advocate with the government and policy makers, safeguard the common interest of the real estate industry and stakeholders, safeguard our members within and beyond the real estate profession worldwide, connect members within our local and international networks to foster business opportunities and professional exchanges and promote cooperation, information exchange and synergy with prominent industry associations in the Mainland and Hong Kong SAR, PRC as well as overseas.
hpa (previously known as Ho & Partners Architects Engineers & Development Consultants Limited) was founded in 1980 and became one of the Band 1 architectural consultants in Hong Kong in 1992. hpa was accredited as the first wholly owned foreign company issued with a Class-A Architectural License in China in 2014. Among many other accolades, the company was listed 47 in the UK published World Architecture magazine’s "World’s Top 200 Architectural Practices", and its projects have received a multitude of international awards, including the China Property Awards, MIPIM Awards (France), Asia Pacific Property Awards as well as BCI Asia Top 10 Architects Awards.
hpa has a 1 billion square feet of design project footprint in more than 60 cities across 12 countries. Under the Belt and Road Initiative, hpa expanded its strong presence across Southeast Asia, with ongoing projects in multiple countries along with the New Silk Road, as well as reaching further afield globally to UK and USA. In 2017, hpa was invited as a Strategic Partner of HKTDC’s Belt and Road-related promotions to champion Hong Kong’s role in realising new economic and development opportunities.
With an impressive record of credentials and awards, Aedas operates from its three principal design centres in Asia, Europe, and America, and a network of 12 offices spanning 4 continents. This offers our clients the benefits of a locally-based, personal service, backed by a global network of skills and resources. We offer design expertise in Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Landscape, Urban Design and Masterplanning services across a range of market sectors. We provide international expertise with innate knowledge and understanding of local cultures. Our designers are committed to contribute and lead in the societies we design for. We have a holistic approach to sustainability which shows our care not only for the built environment but also for the people we work with and the societies we live and work within.
Arup is an industry leader working with a wide range of clients on infrastructure projects of the highest risk and impact. We help our clients provide sustainable infrastructure that benefits coming generations. This means an investment that will pay off many times over in the future, and a good design that balances social, economic and environmental issues while leading to improved socio-economics. In more than 34 countries, our 14,000 designers, engineers, planners and consultants together delivered a long and successful track record that spans the energy and utilities, transport and social infrastructure sectors worldwide. With an office network covering most key nodes along Belt and Road, we are now working with Chinese and international investors to open up exciting opportunities in fast-growing markets around the world.