"Learning without thought is labor lost."

- Confucius

Experience teaches that life isn’t neatly sorted. The challenges of development are inherently complex because they are inherently human. We offer multidisciplinary approaches to the complex challenges of development. Creative thinking, practical solutions, outsized results.

Clients & Contracts

Our focus is on building long-term relationships with our clients and implementing partners. We grow by creating genuine value for our clients and our partners. We do this by applying real world experience and innovative thinking to address the challenges of promoting economic growth in emerging markets worldwide. Our success is measured by the results we achieve and the repeat business we generate. We are fortunate to have some of the world's leading businesses and consulting firms as our valued clients and partners. To date, our commercial clients and partners include:

  • BankWorld
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Carana Corporation
  • Crown Agents (USA)
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Dexis
  • Global financial services company (confidential)
  • IRD
  • Law & Development Partnership (UK)
  • Leading international law firms (confidential)
  • ME&A
  • Nathan Associates
  • Project Time & Cost

In the public sector, we have been awarded the following contracts and subcontracts:

Department for International Development (DFID) Legal Assistance for Economic Reform (LASER) Project (2013-14) - Subcontractor to Law & Development Partnership (UK)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Human and Institutional Capacity Development for Non-Critical Priority Countries (HICDpro) (2013 - 2018) - Subcontractor to ME&A on this 5 year, $300 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract vehicle.

USAID Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA):
  • Program Development Services (including Option Year 1)
  • Trade Advisory Services (including Option Year 1)
  • Enterprise Development Services
  • Rule of Law Services

We are always open to discussing teaming arrangements with potential partners on prospective business opportunities. Please contact CISE Director Mark Belcher at mark_belcher@innovate-create.com for further information.


With nearly fifty years of combined professional experience in international business, trade, foreign direct investment, and project management, CISE offers a diversity of practical experience in terms of sectors, geography, and clients served.

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Economic Growth
Governance & Accountable Institutions
Energy, Environment, & Infrastructure
Corporate Social Entrepreneurship
Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contracts