As a former natural resources policy advisor with the World Bank and the African Development Bank, I bring extensive experience in capacity building, policy advice and analytics. I have conducted business with governments in developing countries at political and technical levels.
I have led teams of experts in mineral, oil and gas extraction, providing technical support and capacity building to governments in parts of Africa, Latin America and South Asia. SK Consulting offers policy advice services in value addition, local content, contract negotiation, public-private partnerships and transition strategies towards low-carbon and digital technologies.


Tanzania Gas Development Project: Led a team that assisted the Tanzanian authorities to develop a strategy to negotiate development of offshore LNG fields and to design local content policies. Facilitated and managed an AfDB capacity building loan finance of up to US$12 million in 2016.

Simandou Project Investment Framework Negotiations:

Provided strategic advice to the Guinea government at the request of the President and acted as convener of negotiations with Rio Tinto, IFC and a Chinese Consortium for a US$18 billion iron-ore and infrastructure project, leading to an agreement on an investment framework, signed in 2014.

Capacity Building Project Guinea Mining Sector:

From 2015-2016, coordinated a US$8 million loan by the AfDB to strengthen public institutions. Oversaw teams advising the government of Guinea on creating a centralised system for processing imports, tax and other regulatory transactions for mineral development projects.

Liberia and Sierra Leone Petroleum Policy and Law:

In 2011, assisted these two governments to develop policies and to enact relevant laws in partnership with the Revenue Watch Institute and NORAD.


In 2011, contributed towards the country’s development of a policy roadmap for regulating the gas sector in 2011 in collaboration with the World Bank’s Oil and Gas Division.

Other Projects:

From 2014 to 2018, led other petroleum policy and capacity building initiatives in the Comoros Islands, South Sudan, Guyana and Afghanistan. Also supervised teams helping countries meet conditions for EITI memberships in some Central Asian and Latin American countries.