James G Brown

Title:
Professorial Lecturer
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Strategic and operational dimensions of international development assistance

Mr. Brown holds an MBA in international finance from the University of British Columbia and a BSc in agriculture from McGill University. During 18 years with the World Bank his experience included Mission Leader, Division Chief, and Agroindustries Advisor. He subsequently founded a consulting firm to continue providing technical and financial services to clients in developing countries and to agencies serving those clients, and he and teams under his direction have worked on project design, appraisal, implementation and evaluation. His work has also included public sector and development agency policy in the fields of agriculture, rural development, small and medium enterprise development, financial services, agribusiness and natural resource management. Mr. Brown has been a member of teams engaged by the senior management of the African Development Bank, the Fonds Hassan II (Morocco), the International Fund for Agricultural Development, the West African Economic and Monetary Union and the World Bank, to advise on operating strategies in those organizations.

 

Education

MBA, University of BrItish Columbia; BSc (Agr) McGill University

Classes Taught

International Development Policy