Over 38 years of international development and private sector experience.
Project management skills: proposal writing, start-up, budgeting & financial management, procurement, , grants & sub-awards, Annual Work Plans, Communication Plans, Activity Monitoring & Evaluation Plans (AMEPs), performance reporting.
Technical skills: public-, private- , social-sector human & institutional capacity development (HICD), democracy & governance, countering violent extremism (CVE), workforce development, technical vocational education & training (TVET), gender, youth & social inclusion, entrepreneurship, SME development, market systems/value chains, agribusiness, competitiveness, trade development, accounting & audit reform, access to finance, remittances, education & health policy reform, monitoring, verification, evaluation, adaptation and learning, Power Mapping.
Geographic experience: 12 years Africa (Niger, Rwanda, Zaire/DRC, Benin, Tunisia, Zambia), 12 years Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan), 3 years Afghanistan, 2 years Haiti.
Education/Professional qualifications: MBA, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, MA, International Relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); BA, Yale. Former Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Languages: French excellent, Russian intermediate.