Dan Fineman has 20 years' experience in finance and related fields. He spent five years in Bangkok as Jardine Fleming's Thailand and Southeast Asia Strategist, three years in Hong Kong and Singapore as JP Morgan's Asia Pacific Regional Strategist, and almost ten years with Credit Suisse in Bangkok. He has been ranked the #1 analyst in Thailand by the Institutional Investor magazine for the past four years and was the #3 Asia Pacific strategist in 2000. He has worked two years as a senior analyst with the U.S. Federal Reserve and the U.S. Department of Treasury. Dan holds a Ph.D. in Southeast Asian studies from Yale University and speaks, reads and writes fluent Thai, and conversational Indonesian. He is the author of a book on Thai politics and diplomacy, published by the University of Hawaii Press.