Andaman Research & Advisory provides enhanced contextual and strategic understanding of Myanmar’s and Southeast Asia operating environments. We are a trusted supplier of informed analysis and advisory services for clients looking to engage across continental southeast Asia.
Based in Yangon, AR&A provides specific Myanmar and regional contexts and delivers grounded analysis and advice to a diverse set of international clients.
What We Do
The Advisory Commission on Rakhine State
The Economist Intelligence Unit
Adam Smith International
Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business
The World Bank
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Resident Co-ordinator
International Rescue Committee
Who We Are
Samuel James Pursch
Samuel Pursch is an experienced political risk consultant and analyst. Prior to moving to Myanmar and founding Andaman Research & Advisory, he was based in London as an analyst and consultant focused on political risk, strategic planning and business intelligence.
He specializes in political economy approaches and using interest-identification analysis to assess opportunities, define risk, and determine feasibility. He has particular experience examining risks associated with natural resources, especially hydrocarbons and agricultural products. Samuel has a deep knowledge of how rural Myanmar contexts are evolving, stemming from his work on a long-running World Bank research project. Sam holds degrees from The George Washington University and King’s College London.
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Andaman Research & Advisory Ltd.
Registered office: 2310 Dominion Center, 43-59 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong.
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