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Nelson E. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 20, 2014

Nelson E.

Excellent report writer/editor & researcher
   Kenya
  |   Nairobi, Central Province
  |  1:22 am Local Time

Overview

Mr. Edwards has over 35 years of international management experience in both industrial and consultancy organisations and has developed special expertise in the fields of privatisation, public private partnerships (PPPs), business planning and finance.

He graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut with a BA degree in economics and mathematics. Following service with the U.S. Army, he attended Columbia University Graduate School of Business and obtained his MBA in finance and international business. Mr. Edwards is a...

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Editing
Translation French English
Report Writing
Business Planning
Negotiation

Service Description

Mr. Edwards is currently engaged in the preparation and implementation of African public enterprise divestiture and PPP programmes and related training. With 25 years experience in Africa, Mr. Edwards has faced a large variety of business problems in many areas of the continent, and he deals at high levels in both public and private circles. He has worked on projects sponsored by the World Bank, IFC, European Commission, African Development Bank, USAID and other bilateral donors and host governments as well as on assignments commissioned directly by private clients.

Examples of this work include: development of PPPs for large scale irrigation projects in Ethiopia; delivery of formal PPP training sessions to senior African government officers; design, management and execution of public company divestiture and PPP programmes in Malawi, Algeria, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Tunisia and Zambia involving major infrastructure, transportation and communication utilities; prepared framework for privatisation impact analysis for Morocco; diagnostic, privatisation options and tendering preparation for Chad%u2019s sugar industry, design and implementation of privatisation information campaign for railway concession in Gabon; pre-privatisation and business planning for industrial ventures in Madagascar, The Gambia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Mauritius, Malawi, Burundi, Sudan, Kenya in sectors ranging from oil seeds, nuts and grain milling to textiles, brewing, metallurgy, machine tools,...

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Public Private Partnerships
Privatisation
Business Planning
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