An economist by training, with research and project interests on sustainable human development effects of economic activities; applying socio-economic theory and modelling to analyse impacts, advance policy reform and improve practice. Operating within the extractive industries, I have undertaken applied research through various projects involving extensive fieldwork and engagements with communities, companies, and government and non-government organisations. I have delivered capacity building programs to practitioners, policy makers and key stakeholder groups from a number of countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. I delivered programs in the form of workshop design, delivery and facilitation, presentations, lectures, and short courses.
Subject areas include:
Resource governance, transparency issues, and revenue management
Economic linkages, industrialization and diversification
Resettlement issues (relocation, livelihood restoration and economic development planning)
Socioeconomic and environmental impact assessment
Human development outcomes and poverty reduction
Experience working at more than 15 mining and energy sites internationally.