Kongphanh “KP” Santivong
Country Director, Laos
KP Santivong is Cascade Asia’s country director for Laos. He focuses on political risk and regulatory issues. KP is also an attorney with LS Horizon based in Vientiane. Prior to this position, he worked with major Washington, DC law firms on assisting banks and corporations in complex litigation, government investigations, banking regulatory compliance and securing regulatory approval for proposed mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He has also worked in Indonesia and has an interest in investment issues and the political economy of Asia.
KP earned a BA in Philosophy from the University of Washington, a JD from the Syracuse University College of Law and a MA in International Economics and Southeast Asia Studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). KP speaks Lao, Thai, and Indonesian.