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Read the latest news from InfraCo Asia's projects and people.

Leading by example

Singapore-based Mason Wallick is the founder and Managing Director of Infunde Development which is delivering InfraCo Asia’s South East Asia Developer Services Program. With almost 20 years’ experience working on energy and infrastructure projects in Asia alone, Mason is a veteran of the regional infrastructure sector. Bringing a multi-disciplinary approach to infrastructure development, Mason reflects on the way forward to closing Asia’s growing infrastructure funding ‘gap’... Read the full story here.

On the road in Nepal

From 29 September – 7 October, InfraCo Asia’s CEO Allard Nooy and Director of Projects and operations, Ian McAlister took to the roads of Eastern and Central-Western Nepal to visit project sites and meet with local communities and stakeholders ... Read the full story here.

Doing the ground work

Vivek Gupta, co-founder of Equicap Asia which is delivering InfraCo Asia’s South Asia Developer Services Program, has built a career in infrastructure literally from the ground up. With an eye for detail, and an obsession for thorough process, Vivek shares his views on what makes complex projects succeed... Read the full story here.
 

Asia's final infrastructure frontier

“I believe Myanmar has the potential to leap-frog the challenges that often come with rapid development,” says Yanis Boudjouher.

The co-Founder and Director of Infra Capital Myanmar (ICM), Yanis believes InfraCo Asia has a crucial role to play in Myanmar – one of the last frontier markets in Asia... Read the full story here.

Coc San Hydropower launch

The majority of the Singapore-headquartered InfraCo Asia team recently assembled in Hanoi, preparing to make the almost four-hour journey to Vietnam’s picturesque Lao Cai Province. A spacious, modern highway leads to Lao Cai—a symbol of the region’s growth... Read the full story here.

Building infrastructure, building an asset class

John Walker, Executive Chairman of Infrastructure, Utilities and Renewables Asia for Macquarie Capital and Chairman of Macquarie Group, Korea, stepped into his new role with InfraCo Asia because, he says, the big-picture potential of this relatively young company, is panoramic... Read the full story here.

PIDG Facility Feature - powering up capital flows for Asian infrastructure

GuarantCo, like InfraCo Asia, is a facility of the London-based Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and it too has a mandate focused on facilitating infrastructure investment in low-income regions. Chris Vermont is the Managing Director of GuarantCo at Frontier Markets Fund Managers, and he sees very clearly the collective impact being made through the work of InfraCo Asia and GurantCo in South and South East Asia... Read the full story here.

Model infrastructure: on the ground in Lao Cai Province

Ids Groenhout has over 50 years of experience working in infrastructure, so it is intriguing that he singles out InfraCo Asia’s Coc San Hydro Power Project in Lao Cai Province, Vietnam, as a highlight of his professional life... Read the full story here.