All too often there is an apparent mismatch between the development aspirations of the private sector and the public sectors. The truth is that there are more shared aspirations in any development process than opposing views.
As a development adviser, talking the same language as the public sector, John can assist private sector development teams understand the drivers and constraints of the public sector planning and development process. By working with and not against the systems it is possible to make more rapid progress in development planning negotiations. By encouraging a "development team" approach from the public sector in dealing with development proposals, which brings with it parallel working rather than serial working, a more holistic approach is achieved and timescales reduced.
By finding common ground, identifying shared and agreed outcomes, linked to agreed timelines and milestones, win-win situations can be achieved and "us & them" scenarios avoided.
Bringing a creative, fresh and lateral approach to problem solving, developing and delivering projects.