Press Release: ASG Announces Meredith Miller as Partner and John Hancock as Southeast Asia Senior Advisor


January 13, 2020 (Washington, DC) – Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG), the premier global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm, announced today that Meredith Miller has been elected as a partner. The firm also announced that John W. Hancock has joined as Senior Advisor with ASG’s East Asia & Pacific practice, expanding the firm’s senior-level, on-the-ground expertise in the region.

Meredith Miller

Ms. Miller has co-led the firm’s East Asia & Pacific practice since 2015. She will continue to co-lead the practice while also serving in her new role as a partner of the firm.

“Meredith has played a pivotal role in expanding the East Asia & Pacific practice, including assembling a network of top-tier advisors in key locations across the region,” said Ambassador Anthony Harrington, Chair of the ASG Managing Board. “Her leadership and insights have helped both the firm and our clients capture opportunities in these diverse markets.” 

ASG's East Asia & Pacific practice includes on-the ground colleagues in Australia, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. 

John Hancock AM

Based in Bangkok, Mr. Hancock advises ASG clients on business and investment strategies across the region. A respected figure in the business and legal communities in Southeast Asia, Mr. Hancock has lived and worked in Thailand for over 45 years. As the former Chairman of Asia Pacific of Baker McKenzie, he has extensive experience in commercial, trade, and regulatory matters in Thailand and throughout Southeast Asia.  

“John brings a distinguished background and unique breadth of knowledge in Asia, and we look forward to tapping into his expertise as we help our clients succeed across the region,” said Meredith Miller, ASG Principal and co-lead of the East Asia & Pacific practice. “With his trusted network and years of experience navigating these dynamic markets, he will be a strong asset to ASG.”

Mr. Hancock also served as the founding Principal, Chairman, and Managing Principal of Baker McKenzie’s Bangkok office, and as Managing Director of its Myanmar office. He has been President of the Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce, and an Advisor to and Member of the Thailand Board of Trade.

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