Bayanjargal Byambasaikhan chairs the Business Council of Mongolia, the country’s leading business association; and is also a co-founder of NovaTerra, an investment advisory firm which has successfully advised on corporate and infrastructure project transactions & financings since 2013. Mr Byambasaikhan was the chief executive of Mongolia’s sovereign investment company Erdenes Mongol, and Mongolian technology investor Newcom. He has managed and closed financing for high-profile energy transactions in Asia, including Mongolia’s first independent power project and wind farm in 2012. He has also chaired the boards of several telecom and energy joint-ventures with American, Japanese and European investors. Prior to that, Mr Byambasaikhan was an energy banker at the Asian Development Bank, developing and financing power generation, transmission and distribution projects in emerging Central Asian markets. In 2014, he was recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.