27 years of experience in international development, designing and managing numerous strategic communications, outreach; public awareness, advocacy and consensus building campaigns for various initiatives in several regions of the world, including Africa (Botswana, Egypt, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia) and the Balkans (Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia). Significant technical experience in private sector and SME development, public/private sector capacity building, plus inter-agency and donor coordination.
Demonstrated leadership and teambuilding skills. Privatization, economic and public service reform, regional integration and competitiveness, conflict and post-conflict, economic and public administration reform, reconstruction, health, gender and ethnic initiatives, private sector and civil society development, competitiveness, economic clusters, business enabling reform, trade facilitation, investment and export promotion, and environmental affairs.
Leadership of effective, innovative development communications and advocacy portfolios, including information strategy development, production, dissemination and evaluation; local capacity development and training. Strategic partnerships with government agencies, NGOs and grass-roots organizations, the donor community, aid agencies and the media.