TAA CV - Mr Geoffrey Rockliffe-King

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1947 TAA Member No: 788
Contact Address: White Gables, Wordsworth Street, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QY England, UK. Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: +44 (0) 1768 866855 Mobile Phone No: +44 (0) 7951 013376
Email Address: grk@phonecoop.coop Personal Webpage:
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
1979-date Development economist on short Third World & CIS contracts AfDB, AsDB, CFTC, DfID, EU (ALA, EDF and TACIS), FAO, IBRD, IFAD, KfW, UNDP. Various in Sub-Saharan Africa, Central, South and East Asia, Pacific and Former Jugoslavia. Planning & evaluation of projects & programmes in rural & smallholder agricultural development, institution building & post-disaster reconstruction. Policy formulation. Team leadership, analysis, writing.
1975-78 Senior Planning Officer Central Planning & Development Office Lesotho In charge of Social Infrastructure Section (education, health, housing, volunteers, etc.)
1975 Social Work Assistant Nottinghamshire Social Services England Generic statutory social work on Intake Team, screening all referrals from City North Area.
1973-74 Regional Officer UK Committee for UNICEF England Public information and fund-raising in West & East Midlands for international charity.
1971-72 Research Assistant University of Virginia USA Assisted faculty member with research and undergraduate teaching (part time).
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  Development Economics
Subsidiary fields: Development Planning, Climate Change Mitigation, Food Security, Institutional/Organisational Development, Monitoring & Evaluation, Participatory Development, Project Preparation/Appraisal, Rural Development, Smallholders & Settlement.
Higher education: BA 1969 Lancaster, BSc (Econ) 1971 London (External), MA 1972 Virginia.
Countries worked in:  Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bosnia i Herzegovina, Botswana, China, Ethiopia, Fiji, French Polynesia, FYR Macedonia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Moldova, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, New Caledonia, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, RSA, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Languages: English (mother tongue), rudimentary French and German.
Last Updated: 02/11/2016