If you are expanding your business to Cambodia, you want a professional corporate services firm you can trust. At Acclime, our specialist team has grassroots knowledge and an acute local understanding of market-specific intricacies and nuances. We truly understand the best practices and go the extra mile to support our clients along their journey to making their business idea happen in Cambodia and beyond.
At Acclime, we understand Asian markets. With local experts everywhere from Singapore and Hong Kong to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos — we have grassroots knowledge and international nous. We are not paying mere lip service; our people are real experts on the ground.
We make everything seamless and simple, navigating turbulent changes in rules and conditions so you can focus on doing what you do best.
Our local knowledge of complex Asian markets is unparalleled. But we get the big picture, too — with a global perspective that will help your business interests prosper.
We help you navigate the most complex aspects of operating throughout Asia. Applying speed and dexterity to win you success.
Innovative thinking and new technology are what make Acclime different. Everything we do is geared to serve you and accelerate your business.
Across Asian markets or in our own teams, working with you and for you, we believe combined efforts give the best outcome.
It’s emotional intelligence that really sets us apart, thanks to deep roots country-by-country. Driving your business forward with fairness and humility.
In-country experts with an exceptional industry reputation and track record in Cambodia.
Hugh is based in Phnom Penh and is a Director in the regional Business Development team. His role is to assist clients to understand the local rules and regulations as they look to establish their businesses in jurisdictions across Asia, with a particular emphasis on Cambodia. Given his prior experience of spending over 25 years in tax structuring in Investment Banks, he can assist clients find the optimal structure for their expansion into Asia.
Prior to moving to Cambodia and joining Acclime, Hugh spent 14 years in Singapore, most recently at Vistra for 4 years as the head of the Corporate Services Business Development team. Prior to that, he ran the Asian regional Structured Solutions and Securitisation team for ING Bank, which involved putting together tax effective investment structures and efficient funding structures for clients in the region.
An Australian by birth, Hugh commenced his career at Peat Marwick, before spending 17 years at JPMorgan Chase in Sydney, first as head of tax for Australia and then ultimately leading the Asia Pacific Structured Finance team.
Hugh is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Sydney.
He is currently studying for a Diploma in Cambodian Tax and a Diploma in Cambodian Law at the Cam-Ed Business School in Phnom Penh.