FIRM PROJECT REFERENCES

Public Sector Governance & Public Enterprise Reform


  • Bahamas – Consultancy for the Preparation of a National Development Plan for the Commonwealth of the Bahamas – assisted in the initial stages of the preparation of a National Development Plan for the Government of the Bahamas, developed through an extensive consultative process with national stakeholders. The Plan will guide the development agenda for the nation over a 25 year period (2015-2040) with detailed milestones and targets for the first five years and indicative milestones and targets over subsequent five year intervals (IDB, 2014-2015)
  • Bolivia – Industrias Oleaginosas SA financing – engaged to review and assess Industrias Olieaginosas SA structure, and its proposed expansion, from the point of view of its market, financial and management viability (OPEC Fund for International Development, 2003-2004)
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina – Technical assistance in tender sale of state-owned enterprise “K T K” Visoko – hired to provide technical assistance in accelerating the privatization of the “K T K” enterprise in Visoko, Bosnia (Foundation for Sustainable Development of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2005-2006)
  • Burkina Faso – Resident Advisor to the Burkina Faso government for the Restructuring and Privatization of State Owned Enterprises – IOS Principals provided technical and transactional assistance related to the restructuring and divestiture of 44 state-owned enterprise including the textile enterprise, agricultural enterprises, construction companies, and printing companies, among others (WB, 1995 – 1996)
  • Dominican Republic – Business Developer Services for the Process Reform of the National Glass Industry, CxA – Advised on the forward market strategy with potential strategic partners and business tenants for the national glass manufacturer, CxA (IADB / Commission on Public Enterprise Reform, 2002-2004)
  • Dominican Republic – Services for Business Promoter for the reform process of the National Paper Industry, CXA – Advised on the forward market strategy with potential strategic partners and business tenants for the national paper manufacturer (IADB / Commission on Public Enterprise Reform, 2003-2004)
  • Ecuador – Technical Assistance on the Restructuring/Reform of the Postal Sector and Concession of the Official Postal Service – Provided postal sector/privatization advisory services to the Government of Ecuador’s Privatization Unit for the official postal service concession (Consejo Nacional de Modernización del Estado Unidad de Infraestructura, 2002-2003)
  • Haiti – Technical Assistance for Relief and Restructuring Efforts in Haiti – Organizational and operational diagnostic of 7 ministries – The diagnostic addressed the following aspects: corporate governance, mission and objectives, management, procurement procedures, human resource management, financial management, information technology, infrastructure and resources of 7 ministries (Ministry of Economy and Finance – Office de Management et des Resources Humaines (OMRH)/Inter-American Development Bank, 2009)
  • Haiti – Institutional Strengthening Plan of the Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES) – Consulting Services: Audit and Policy, Procedures and Computerized Management Systems Development –
  • Honduras – Consulting Services for the Privatization of the State Owned Official Postal Corporation – HONDUCOR – Served as technical, legal and financial advisors in the privatization process of the postal service, HONDUCOR (Comision Presidencial de Modernizacion del Estado, 2002-2003)
  • Madagascar – Financial and Strategic Advice for the Privatization of 44 Key Enterprises – Supervised the privatization of 44 key state-owned enterprises (World Bank, 1998-2000)
  • Madagascar – Restructuring and private sector participation in the Postal Savings Bank of Madagascar – Undertook an in-depth diagnostic assessment of the postal sector and proposed restructuring and privatization options for the Postal Savings Bank of Madagascar (Postal Savings Bank in Madagascar, 1999-2000)
  • Morocco – Reengineering of the Ministry of Privatization – Provided comprehensive technical assistance to support the privatization process in Morocco, including management support and transactional assistance to the Ministry of Privatization (World Bank / Privatization Committee of Morocco, 1995)
  • Nigeria – Concession of the National Facilities – Participated on a due diligence study, developed a privatization strategy, drafted of bid documents, developed evaluation criteria, provided assistance in marketing, and assisted in the evaluation of offers as well as contract negotiations for the concession of the 6 National Stadia, International Trade Fair Complex, the Tafawa Balewa Trade Complex, and the National Arts Theater (Council on Privatization, 2007)
  • Philippines –Privatization and Commercialization Strategy of The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority – Assisted in the development of an overall framework to guide the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority in its commercialization, privatization, and organizational restructuring efforts (World Bank, 1999-2000)
  • Saudi Arabia – Study for the Privatization of Grain Silos – Conducted a study aimed at identifying global and regional best practices for grain silo privatization and developed a workable privatization plan for implementation by the Saudi Government with the purpose to convince key decision makers in the Kingdom of the viability and sustainability of the privatization program for the grain silos and mills (Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2007)
  • Senegal – Strategic Study on the reform of the economic and financial disagreement and the investors’ protection regarding the indicators of the “Doing Business” 2009 ranking – Undertook a study with the goal of submitting a detailed action plan for the implementation, in the medium term, of an efficient problem solving system to aid in resolving economic and financial disputes (APIX – Investments Promotion Agency of Senegal, 2010)
  • Solomon Islands – State Owned Enterprise (SOE) Reform and Privatization Program – Led preliminary assessments and conducted technical for 13 SOEs including: developing an MOU for S.I. Printers, debt restructuring plans for airlines, legal and regulatory assessment for PPP in telecom, recommendations for the energy sector, designed marketing and identified investors for Russell Plantation, and designed privatization strategy document for SI. Postal Corporation; also designed and delivered privatization capacity building workshops (ADB, 1999-2001)
  • Sri Lanka – Consultancy to review and identify strategies and mechanisms to improve the performance of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in Sri Lanka – Identified weaknesses in the selected SOEs in terms of revenue, cost structure, reporting mechanisms, management, governing structure, autonomy, oversight and external/internal audits functions; reviewed appropriate legal framework and its relevancy and enforcement; and, prepared an appropriate reform program (World Bank, 2012)
  • West Africa – Study of the Development of an ECOWAS Postal Services Master Plan – Conducted a feasibility study on the development of a postal service master plan in member states through sustainable initiatives, programs, and projects (The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), 2015-2016).