This is the Angsana Council

Founded in 2022, the Angsana Council is a non-profit group that is committed to increasing the growth and prosperity of Southeast Asian businesses and economies. The Angsana Council is led by members with a track record in accelerating economic and societal change in Southeast Asia.

Council Trustees

Together, the Angsana Council can achieve something few institutions can. To combine data and analysis with deep experience across every business and policy sector in the region.

Charles Ormiston

Founding Partner, Southeast Asia, Bain & Company

Mr. George Yeo

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

Pak Gita Wirjawan

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

Ms. Doris Ho

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

Peng T. Ong

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Monk's Hill Ventures

Our Mission and Vision

Our mission is to focus the world’s attention on the thriving region through dialogues with entrepreneurs, policymakers, and change agents. We advocate that steady historical growth is achieved by raising investment levels, promoting entrepreneurial activity, supporting growth-friendly policies, and strengthening institutions.

A cornerstone of the Angsana Council’s work is integrated insights from deep business, government, and social experience translated into comprehensive quantitative and qualitative research. The Angsana Council will also collaborate closely with thought leaders and changemakers who share our desire to positively impact the markets in Southeast Asia.