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Andaman Research &



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

Selected clients 

  • The Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

  • The Economist Intelligence Unit

  • Adam Smith International

  • Montrose International

  • Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business

  • The World Bank

  • United Nations Development Programme

  • United Nations Resident Co-ordinator

  • Oxfam

  • 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. 

Company no. 2337221