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Agricultural engineering graduate and agricultural management diploma holder. Doctorate ‘Bioenergy’.
Broad experience of agro-production, agro-processing and agricultural, agro-industries and agro-enterprise planning, investment and implementation in developing, transition and industrial countries.
Focus of professional interest has shifted from production to post-production over the years, with prominence given to technologies in the service of people. Periods of formal training have followed from periods of technical work – as opportunities and needs requirements have arisen.
Strong work ethic, well-focused and highly self-motivated. Firm track record of personal and professional achievements. Good project management capabilities.
Dedicated and enthusiastic individual with excellent time management, reporting and inter-personal skills. Excellent team worker.
Keen interest in people support, sustainable development and environmental best-practices, the application and influence therein on the socio-economic development of communities and the role of markets and shared private sector involvement.
Professional travel and work in >100 countries worldwide.
Employment record: UN/FAO, Rome; Caribbean Development Bank, Barbados; Government of Uganda, Mbale/Gulu; Agricultural Development & Marketing Corporation, Mzuzu, Malawi; New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute, Lincoln, New Zealand; selected private farms England & Denmark.
>50 years professional experience.
Currently private consultant.