Committed to international development, Development Associates seeks to support strategic decision-makers as they identify and implement solutions to a range of contemporary challenges. The company combines serious, innovative, independent analysis with both business integrity and many years of real-world experience. Between them, the partners have undertaken more than 300 short and long term assignments, in all regions of the developing world, while the associates have undertaken much the same number again. The company’s geographical experience covers more than 70 countries.
Development Associates has a strong commitment to building the capacity of the people with whom it works. It is part of our approach to seek out and partner with appropriate national level firms and entities and to establish close co-operation with other consultants, professionals, officials and decision makers. Between them, Development Associates’ partners have worked for Danida, the World Bank, DFID, IFAD, UNDP and the EU.
We pride ourselves on a particular approach to our work, where we combine in-depth technical knowledge with genuine commitment and a capacity for empathetic and good natured facilitation.