Our Team

Founded in 2014 by its two principals John McGinley and Stephen Higgins, Mekong Strategic Partners has an experienced and committed team of investment professionals executing investments and providing advisory services in the Mekong Region. We work in small, focused teams that are agile, efficient and focused on delivering excellence to our clients.

Rotha Khiev joined Mekong Strategic Partners in 2017 to provide administrative support to the team. She works alongside the partners to establish and maintain relationships with clients and oversees administrative matters. Read more about Rotha...

Investment Manager

Mr David is a Canadian Cambodian who

has been working in the banking sector for more than 18 years.  David joined Mekong Strategic Partners (MSP) as a Partner in 2016.  Prior to this, he was the Head of Multi-National Corporates and Financial Institutions Group with ANZ Royal Bank.. Read more about David...

An experienced banking & development finance executive, Mr John McGinley possesses dual expertise across financial services, as well as the development sector. As a long term resident of Cambodia, John has a proven track record of successfully building high performing businesses across the Mekong Region. Read more  about John...

Executive Assistant 


james hutton

Mr Gordon Peters has over fifteen years of experience in strategy consulting and technology startups. He has lived in Cambodia for 9 years, and worked across the Mekong region with significant experience in Myanmar, Thailand and Lao PDR. Read more about Gordon...​​

dm @ mekongstrategic.com

Bora Kem is an American Cambodian with 10 years professional experience in the United States working in investment management, private equity and technology start-ups. He was born and raised in Phnom Penh. Bora joined Mekong Strategic Partners in 2016 as investment manager. Read more about Bora...

Rotha Khiev

A highly experienced investment banking professional with a deep understanding of complex banking businesses, James has over 15 years’ experience in banking and M&A. Prior to joining Mekong Strategic Partners, James worked at Absolute Partners, a boutique consulting business, ANZ, in the M&A team for over 10 years, and at Morgan Stanley in London Read more about James...

Mr Stephen Higgins is a founder and

Managing Partner of Mekong Strategic Partners (MSP). He brings to MSP two decades of experience in banking and financial services, communications, leadership, and strategy. Read more about Stephen...

jh @ mekongstrategic.com

Director - Mergers & Acquisitions

sh @ mekongstrategic.com

John Mcginley

Gordon Peters

Co-Founder & Managing Partner 

jm @ mekongstrategic.com



rk @ mekongstrategic.com

gp @ mekongstrategic.com

Bora kem

bk @ mekongstrategic.com

Stephen Higgins

Co-Founder & Managing Partner