Nathan Doddrecently joined Mayer Brown as a partner in the Global Projects Group. He has more than 13 years experience in project development and finance in Asia and Africa and has extensive experience on energy, natural resources and infrastructure mergers and acquisitions. Institutional Investing in Infrastructuresenior editor Drew Campbell spoke with Dodd about infrastructure and infrastructure–related industries in two promising countries in Southeast Asia — Indonesia and Thailand.
Why focus on Indonesia and Thailand?
Southeast Asia covers a huge area and a diverse range of economies, and while Thailand and Indonesia are both success stories, they have taken very different paths in the last 13 years. The “tiger” economies of Southeast Asia are re-emerging, but this time there is more substance than