Herb W.

Master's DegreeUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States

Summary

Mr. Williamson is a development professional with over 25 years experience in Ghana, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq and is currently serving as the SME Export Development Advisor on the USAID-funded Trade Facilitation Project having recently completed an assignment as the Agri-business Development Consultant on the Pro-poor Horticultural Value Chains in Upper Egypt Project implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Mr. Williamson has served as Chief of Party (Project Director) on two business development projects funded by USAID. One was an agri-business development project providing financial and non-financial services to small farmers, small livestock holders and agricultural input suppliers in Upper Egypt. The other project was a trade facilitation activity linking Egyptian SMEs with American suppliers of agricultural technology, environmental technology, health technology, information technology and food/non-food franchises. Mr. Williamson has experience in business linkages, business environment enhancement, agricultural finance, business association development, institutional development, business training, public awareness, human resources, ICT, energy, water/wastewater and health.

Williamson is available for a long-term expatriate assignment anywhere in the world starting June 2014.

Experience

  • development
  • private sector development
  • events / training
  • agricultural technology
  • reproductive health
  • egypt
  • united states
  • ghana
  • iraq
  • jordan
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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