David Measures

For more than twenty years my life-blood has been sustainable development and project management. Pre-covid, I led a global network of 80+ development consultants, designing and implementing a broad portfolio of projects and programmes, building resilient and sustainable local economies in developing countries.


  • Masters Development Studies (Sustainability and Economics): Institute of Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Anthropology (Sustainable Development): University College London
  • Project Management Professional: Project Management Institute
  • Project Management for Development: Project Management Institute
  • Public Private Partnerships: World Bank Group
  • Risk and Opportunity - Managing Risk for Development: World Bank Group
  • Financing for Development - Unlocking Investment: World Bank Group
  • Trading for Development - Global Value Chains: World Bank Group
  • Training of Trainers for the Humanitarian Sector: Register of Engineers for Disaster Relief

Experience Highlights:

  • Programme Director UNICEF/CONCERN Lebanon
  • Socio-economic & Sustainability Consultant UNDP/JICA Zambia
  • Technical Support Team Lead Ministry of Water - Sierra Leone
  • Strategic Advisor Ministry of Energy and Water - Lebanon
  • Lead Technical Consultant SE4ALL MPTF Sub-Sahara Africa
  • Economic and Sustainability Manager AfDB Gambia
  • Project Evaluation and Design Manager EC - CDTF/CEF Kenya
  • Project Manager WFP Gambia
  • Socio-Economic and Sustainability Consultant ADB/IDS Solomon Islands
  • Evaluation Consultant EC/UCL/RGS Tanzania and Zimbabwe


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