Established in 2010 with our HQ in Malaysia, KW Group is an independent Asia-Pacific focused consultancy specializing in economic development, foreign direct investment (FDI), trade, export, public policy, research, strategy, capacity building & market access projects on a retained and project basis.
Annually we support over 100+ international businesses, governments, donors, development agencies, and trade organizations to deliver Asia-Pacific projects through our networks with regional regulators, donor programs, governments, investors, and business leaders.
What We Do
Public Policy, Government Affairs s & International Relations
Market Research, Market Access Advisory & In Market Representation For Governments & Export Programs
Market Scoping, Due Diligence, Partner & Investor Development Programs
Investor Identification, Positioning & Outreach (SWF, PE, VC & Institutional)
FDI Lead Generation, Pipeline Development & Representation - (Inbound & Outbound)
FDI & Investment Promotion Benchmarking, Strategy & Capacity Development Programs
Export Development Programs
Private Sector Trade Access, Distribution Partnerships, Sourcing & Representation
Official Trade Intelligence, Statistics & Commodities Data
Government Alliances & Lobbying
Trade Missions, Exhibitions, Conferences & Capacity Building Programs
Special Projects, Sourcing & High-Value Business Introductions
Intelligence, Research & Partnerships
Michelle leads the research and intelligence side of KW Group working directly with global and regional economic development, trade, business and investment leaders.
She is passionate about speaking to industry stakeholders and building strategic relationships & alliances with international organisations across the the private and public sector.
Michelle has worked extensively with donors including the organization of capacity development and technical projects for the Islamic Development Bank (Arab Ministers Meetings 2017, 2018), Asian Development Bank, World Bank, Interpol, UNCTAD, EBRD, EU, and International Trade Center across complex programs in Asia, Middle East, and Africa.
Michelle has lived and worked in Kuala Lumpur, Johannesburg and Singapore with extensive experience managing technical projects across Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa. Michelle is a Malaysian National and mother to 3 children.
Sales, Marketing & Alliances
With over 22 years of international experience, Andrew has been based in Asia for 16 years and leads the commercial, marketing, and alliances side of KW Group working with regulators, donors, development agencies, governments, and business leaders across the region.
Andrew is a regional advisor and commentator on all things FDI, Trade & Economic Development in the Asia Pacific.
Andrew has worked in Europe, the Middle East, and across the Asia Pacific. He is based between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur where he lives with his wife and 4 children. He is a British National.