James G Brown

Title:
Professorial Lecturer
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Strategic and operational dimensions of international development assistance

During his 45-year career in international development, Mr. Brown and teams under his direction worked on the design, implementation and evaluation of development projects, as well as on public sector and development agency policy in the fields of agriculture, rural development, small and medium enterprise development, financial services, and natural resource management. With the World Bank, over a period of 18 years, he served as 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. Mr. Brown has been engaged to advise on the operating strategies of development agencies, including the African Development Bank, the Fonds Hassan II (Morocco), the International Fund for Agricultural Development, the West African Economic and Monetary Union, USAID and the World Bank.

Education

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

Classes Taught

International Development Policy