US citizen expatriate living in South America. Educated at Yale and Harvard business school, Possess 30 years of work experience, including more than 18 years of international consulting in 9 foreign countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Fiji, Jamaica, Peru, Nigeria, Tanzania, and the Philippines). Have functioned as chief of party (4-1/2 years), team leader, and individual consultant. Functional skills include financial analysis, information systems analysis, accounting systems implementation, strategic and corporate planning, and cost...
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I provide consulting services on an as-needed basis with a short response time. Willing to travel as necessary for up to a month or more. Am able to get up to speed rapidly esp. in Latin America as I understand the social and cultural ambiance quite well.
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Primarily self employed
Consultant or analyst
1993 - Present
Shorter term consulting engagements primarily in housing finance or microfinance, or road and rail transportation.Work included primarily financial analysis, planning, cost accounting, MIS, and...
Deutsche Eisnebahn Consult
Cost and information system specialist
1992 - 1993
Specialist in costing and information systems for ENFE, the Bolivian State Railway. Duties included the development of a new system of calculating costs for tariff and government compensation...
Housing Authority of Fiji
Corporate Planning Adviser
1989 - 1992
Corporate planning advisor with primary responsibility encompassing the development of a corporate planning and financial performance monitoring capability in the Authority. Other tasks included...
U.S. League of Savings Associations
Chief of Party
1984 - 1989
As chief of party of the consulting team, directed consulting under USAID grant in Bolivia to the national building societies and housing finance institutions. Areas of technical assistance...
Bank of America
Vice president, internal consulting
1983 - 1984
As vice president in internal consulting, was responsible for consulting services to bank retail and "back office" service centers. Work included defining retail banking support for the 1990s and...
Consultant, urban transport and small business
1982 - 1983
For international: World Bank funding, “Privatization of Jamaica Omnibus Service”
International: Business and financial analyst for a World Bank transportation team in Kingston, Jamaica....
1978 - 1982
International: (Philippine Islands) entailed municipal finance studies on World Bank urban development projects, including analysis of telephone, water, and electric utilities, accounting / control...
Director of financial planning and analysis
1976 - 1978
As director of financial planning and analysis, was in charge of project feasibility analysis and the 3 year financial plan, including a computerized model for projecting financial scenarios. Also...
1974 - 1976
As consultant to the savings and loan industry, work included management audits, financial analysis, financial management, strategic planning, and performance monitoring of client financial...
The Harper Group
Manager of systems
1970 - 1974
As systems manager, directed the restructuring of the accounting and financial information systems. Developed financial and management controls as part of a comprehensive management information...
1965 - 1970
As financial analyst, was responsible for preparing and reviewing product cost analyses, and special projects in financial analysis and management. Was part of the team preparing the annual...
Harvard University grad school of business
M.E, mechancial engineering
Bachelor of Engineering, mechanical engineering
financial.analysis and planning