Recent Assignments


Picture: working with the OECS, St. Lucia.

Recent AIM consulting assignments include: Developing an SME standards system implementation program for the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Establishing a Proposal Hub for the Barbados Private Sector Association, Designing and conducting a survey of regional aid program effectiveness for the CARICOM Secretariat, Preparing a business plan for the OECS Transportation and Distribution Company, and Preparing a MSME Policy and Strategy for Vanuatu, including implementing legislation.

Other selected projects include:

  • Developing plans for monitoring and evaluating MSME programs in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

  • Preparing a MSME Policy and Strategy for St. Vincent and the Grenadines

  • Developing a new Operational Plan for the Environment  and Sustainable Development Unit of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

  • Working with team to prepare a new industrial policy and small-medium enterprise policy for the government of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, in anticipation of its attainment of a new, autonomous constitutional status.

  • Preparation of a plan for the re-launch of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce, including strategies for marketing, staffing, finance, governance and strategic partnerships.

  • Played key role on team that prepared new constitution, bylaws and governance system for the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management, Switzerland.

  • Development of a business plan for the launch of a new business support services unit of the Kamer van Koophandel et Fabrieke (KKF), Paramaribo, Suriname.

  • Support for the consolidation of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and four other business associations in that country.  Services included development of a project proposal (accepted by CIDA); organizational assessments of all participants; organization structure for consolidated organization; governance system revisions including new Articles of Association; draft strategic plan, proposed budgets; project implementation plans; marketing plans, association management training programs; operating manuals.

  • Preparation of a business plan for CPEC Inc, a new project management and training institution, to assist it to become a viable, effective successor to the CIDA-funded CPEC human resource development project in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and the Caribbean region.

  • Support for the institutional strengthening of the Guyana Manufacturers’ Association.  Services included development of a project proposal for CIDA approval; organizational assessment; governance report  and recommendations, team-building support, financial analysis, plans and support for operational and customer service improvement.

  • Design, facilitation and delivery of advocacy, service and communication skills training workshops for associations and community leaders in regional centres throughout Jamaica.  Special focus on smaller firms and community groups.