Asia Group Advisors is headquartered in Singapore, where our presence is tailored to facilitate smooth coordination with regional leads of the world’s leading multinational companies. Our Singapore office also serves as a coordination hub between our offices in the region.
In Singapore, our team is experienced in helping organizations develop their government engagement and regulatory advocacy strategy, conducting political and economic analysis as well as market and sector analysis.
Annisa Natalegawa leads Asia Group Advisors’ operations across Southeast Asia. She brings in a decade of experience in public policy and a wide network in government agencies in the region, spanning multiple sectors including trade, logistics, energy, information technology, agriculture, and commodities. Her in-depth knowledge on regional trade and political dynamics has helped clients better understand investment opportunities in the region.
At Asia Group Advisors, Annisa has spearheaded multiple advocacy efforts, including developing a comprehensive report and engagement strategy for promoting Indonesian sustainable palm oil; developing stakeholder maps of numerous ministries and agencies in the Indonesian and Thai governments; facilitating client engagement with the political elite and other key influencers; and authoring updates and analyses on emerging political and regulatory issues across the region.
Prior to joining Asia Group Advisors, Annisa served in the Political Cooperation Division of the ASEAN Secretariat, working on various political issues with the aim of strengthening democracy, enhancing good governance and rule of law, as well as promoting and protecting human rights in the region. While at the ASEAN Secretariat, she served as a resource person and rapporteur during working group, senior official, and ministerial level meetings between ASEAN Member States.
Annisa has also worked as an Assistant Program Administrator at the Australian National University and interned at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Canberra as well as the Women’s Refugee Commission in New York.
Annisa holds a Master of International Law from the Australian National University and a BA in Social Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, the University of London.
We worked with a global mining company to monitor and analyze Singapore’s political and regulatory environment, as well as establish a positive profile for the company to the Singaporean government and business stakeholders.
Support & Products Delivered
• Provided insights into Singapore’s political dynamics with a focus on leadership succession
• Gathered intelligence on regional trade initiatives that impact Singapore
• Recommended research partnership opportunities that align with the company’s priorities
• Facilitated engagement of senior company executives with key regulators in Singapore
• Facilitated engagement of senior company executives with local industry associations and foreign chambers of commerce to build visibility and reputation