The Scowcroft Group Announces Strategic Partnership with Vriens & Partners

April 15, 2019

The Scowcroft Group Announces Strategic Partnership With Vriens & Partners

The Scowcroft Group is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Vriens & Partners, the leading government affairs consultancy in Southeast Asia. Our two firms serve as trusted advisors to the world’s major multinational companies. The Scowcroft Group commands deep expertise analyzing the policy directions of both U.S. and foreign governments, and provides high-level insights and guidance on trade, macroeconomic, and geopolitical dynamics. Vriens & Partners develops and executes government affairs strategies for companies operating in or entering Southeast Asia, and works closely with clients to navigate challenges and opportunities across the region. 

Our partnership delivers the benefit of these core competencies, and we have already begun to collaborate on projects that bring new value to our clients. We are pleased at the additional capacity and insights that our collaboration provides. 


The Scowcroft Group [] is an international business advisory firm. Since 1994, it has provided clients with in-depth knowledge and extensive first-hand experience in the world's most important emerging markets. The firm engages in every stage of strategic planning, raising capital, risk management, market development, ongoing operations, and asset sales. The firm's principals are based in Washington, D.C., with an international network of associates, advising clients in telecommunications, insurance, entertainment, defense, energy, and financial products, as well as foreign direct investors in the technology, utilities, mining, and consumer sectors. It also provides investors in fixed income, equity, and commodities markets with macroeconomic and geopolitical analysis.


Vriens & Partners [], founded by Hans Vriens, is Southeast Asia’s leading government affairs consultancy, with 70 consultants and 30 senior counsellors in eight offices across the region’s capitals.  teams specialize in delivering incisive and specialized advice to clients on government affairs strategies based on deep relationships at the highest levels of government, and with stakeholders along the entire policymaking chain.