Aggressive negotiator, policy/business consultant, political scientist, and legal anthropologist with 20+ years of experience 1) consulting on international and European law, business, and policy in trade in goods/services; 2) project management in private/public sectors; 3) writing/researching U.S. and other government's foreign and public policy; 4) writing government/commercial contracts and proposals; 5) responding to RFQs and RFPs; 6) drafting Congressional legislation; 7) negotiating text proposals for inclusion in international...
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Journalist / Blogger / Author: Published articles on WTO and carbon finance, US-Africa trade relations, Zimbabwe's Indigenization and Economic Empowerment Act, environmental degradation in sub-Saharan Africa.
Project Management: In Q3 2011, billed US government clients almost $500,000 for transcription and translation services for current firm, an SME.
Legal Research: Identified 200+ prospective clients for the firm in the ongoing U.S.-E.U. Beef Hormones dispute.
International / EU Law: Between 2007-2009, studied law in London to qualify for legal practice as a UK Barrister. Accepted as a member of Lincoln's Inn.
Negotiations/Policy Development: In 2006, concluded Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the Governments of the Philippines, Taiwan.
Negotiations/Lead Strategist: In 2005, served as closing negotiator for the Textiles chapters of the Panama FTA and CAFTA agreement, signed into law in 2005. Concluded other MOUs with Hong Kong & Macau.
Outreach Coordinator/FTAA Policy Analyst: Between 2001-2003, drafted speeches, press releases, and ministerial communiqués on the outcome of FTAA negotiating meetings.
Africa Policy Analyst: Between 1999-2001, produced comparative economic data analysis of sub-Saharan African economies and policies to support the introduction and eventual passage of legislation that increased US-Africa trade in goods and services.
Entrepreneur / Resume Writing: Ongoing. Advise EU-based clients on positioning and marketing their skills...
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