August 15, 2017

Attended the "Belt & Road Cross-Border Investment CEO Summit" on June 6th in Beijing at the invitation of event sponsor China Investment Corporation (CIC), the country's sovereign wealth fund. This Forum convened leaders of Chinese and multinational corporations, gover...

February 3, 2016

Just returned on Tuesday from a week in Kiev where we're working on a large infrastructure project (one of our specialities) for Ukraine. Met again with Natalie Jaresko (Ukrainian Minister of Finance) and we reminisced about our days at the Harvard Kennedy School many...

April 22, 2014

Back in Ulaanbaatar and met with our Ambassador to Mongolia, Piper Campbell, at the US Embassy. We spent an hour together one-on-one. She certainly understands the issues facing Mongolia and strongly believes that sound business practices can help this country.

 

We have...

January 10, 2014

Well, it was 80 degrees Farenheit when I left the United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi and -37 degrees Farenheit when I arrived in Ulaanbaatar after a short layover at the Seoul airport. I had just seen the world's tallest building in Dubai (the Burj Khalifa) and was now...

February 24, 2011

 

Looking back, we dodged a steel bullet in South Africa. Or to be more precise, we dodged an iron ore bullet. After shipping iron ore from Palabora Mining Company to China for years, we bid to buy the entire company when principal owners Rio Tinto and Anglo-American de...

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