Emerging Markets Consulting

Emerging Markets Consulting is a consulting and investment advisory firm in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Lao PDR

We offer our clients an unparalleled combination of international expertise and extensive local knowledge, with an exceptional team of national and expatriate talent, exclusively living in the countries in which we operate.


EMC was founded in Cambodia in 2004. In 2007 we established our permanent office in Lao PDR. Since 2014 we have been active in Myanmar (35 projects to date).

35 full-time consultants

Our focus on a permanent interdisciplinary staff, enables us to build firm capacity and relationships that far outlast the life of any one project.


Arabic, Burmese, Cambodian, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Laotian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish & Thai.


In addition to Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar, we’ve worked in Thailand, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Philippines, Kenya, South Africa, China, Tanzania & Rwanda.

Have a project?

EMC works extensively for both private sector and development sector clients, providing us with a uniquely broad and detailed view of the social and economic environment. Have a look at clients who have engaged our team in the past to deliver key projects.


Looking to invest?

The Economist (2015), placed Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar amongst the top 5 fastest growing economies in 2016. With our combination of international and local expertise, EMC has supported substantial investments for global MNC and local firms across a variety of sectors.

Market Entry & Investment

Looking for partners?

EMC welcomes partnership with individuals and firms, as lead or sub contractors. We offer much more than ‘boots on the ground’ – our team can leverage your global expertise and relationships to maximum effect throughout the Mekong economies.


Recent News

WE Act Empowers Women Entrepreneurs

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Lao PDR SME: Opportunities

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Climate Change & Hydro Dams

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What Our Clients Say

“Impressive, nice flow, very good integration of all business parts to form a coherent picture of a company with a sound business strategy :). I would buy us!!”
Private sector, 2014
“We are very happy with the work from EMC and are looking forward to be working with you again on the same issue in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam…”
Development sector, 2014
” … if EMC’s performance here is any indication, you will have the guidance of a consulting partner genuinely willing and able to support your future success…”
Development sector, 2013

Some of Our Clients

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