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Skillset Includes

Cross-functional Consulting & Implementation | Product Development and Management | Change Management | Financial Modelling | Business Plans | Operations Strategy & Implementation | ICT Strategy

Work Experience Summary

2008-            Organisation, Turnaround, and Start-up Consultant
London, UK; Uganda; Zambia
Consultant and interim executive for social enterprises (MBAs Without Borders, Appfrica), financial services (Man Group, PLC), and London- and Africa-based SMEs.

1998-2007    Operations consultant/ICT Manager
Silicon Valley, USA
Spent ten years as an ICT consultant and team leader for a variety of SME companies, including advertising (LookSmart), biotech (Exelixis) personalised medicine (Perlegen Sciences), and online services (SquareTrade), and Burning Man, among others.

1992-1998    Designer, producer, and director for theatre and film
New Orleans, USA
Started own arts nonprofit during Uni creating interdisciplinary performing arts shows

Education and Qualifications
2007-2008       Pembroke College, University of Oxford, UK – MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship
1997-1998       Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, USA – Postgraduate Certificate in Theatre
1991-1997       University of New Orleans, USA – BA in English, Design, Sociology

Additional Information
Achievements      Led Oxford team to finals at UCLA Global Leadership Competition
                              Founder & Co-chair of Oxford Summit on Business and the Environment
                              Won 2007 Idea Idol business plan competition: Heat=Energy: Data Centre Sustainability
                              Communications Director, Oxford Business Network on Social Entrepreneurship


Publications         “Strategic Use of Internet-Based Social Lending for Small Enterprises” IBIMA, (2008)
                             “Incubation as a Model for Development Entrepreneurship” Africa Gathering, (2009)

Nationality            USA/Unrestricted eligibility to work in the UK (via Tier 1/General Visa)