BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT ADVISER
Time with ELAN RDC
Since October 2017
John Clifford has more than 25 years of experience in consultancy, focusing mainly on small business support, private sector development and business environment reform in Europe, Africa and Asia. Trained as an electronics engineer, John started his professional career in the mobile phone industry before moving into B2B marketing in Europe and north America. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, he worked on numerous privatisation and restructuring projects in central and eastern Europe as well as business support programmes in the United Kingdom.
Since 2009, John has been engaged primarily on private sector development and business environment reform programmes in sub-Saharan Africa, notably Ethiopia, Nigeria, the East African Community and DRC.
Honours degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, U.K.