TAA CV - Mr Mike Woolford

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1957 TAA Member No: 3081
Contact Address: 14 Middlefield, Gnosall, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST20 0LS, UK Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: +44 (0) 1785 822663 Mobile Phone No: +44 (0) 7813 636694
Email Address: mwoolford@stmcltd.co.uk Personal Webpage:
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
1992 -ongoing Director STMC Limited UK Overall direction, management and administration of this small SME working in the International Development Aid Sector
2012-13 Technical Director Ecorys UK Limited UK Programme and project management direction within the International Development Division including the offices as below. Project management for Lesotho, Nepal and Bangladesh
2004-12 Managing Director Harewelle International Limited UK & Overseas Overall direction and management of the company including its subsidiaries ULG International, PMTC Zambia, PMTC Lesotho, PMTC Bangladesh and PMTC Zimbabwe. Project direction responsibilities and consultancy inputs in Lesotho, Swaziland and Papua New Guinea
1992-2004 Director Harewelle International Limited / PMTC International Limited UK & Overseas Programme and project direction with particular responsibility for institutional and organisational strengthening and public sector reform with significant consultancy inputs in Lesotho, Zambia, Bangladesh and Uganda
2002 - 04 Project Manager Lesotho Revenue Authority Lesotho Managing a DFID funded project to establish the LRA and then strengthen the capacity of the institution
1997- 2002 Project Manager Zambia Revenue Authority Zambia Managing seqential DFID funded projects to support the institutional strengthening of the ZRA, the MoFNP and CSOs engaged in tax policy debate
1997 Extension Training Consultant Shell Petroleum Devpt Company Nigeria TNA and subsequent preparation and delivery of two Training and Extension Methodology Workshops for SPDC extension staff
1996 - 97 Senior Consultant and Team Leader DFID Fisheries Management Office Bangladesh Development and delivery of a comprehensive fisheries training and extension programme for senior fisheries personnel
1994 - 96 Tea Training Centre Advisor Smallholder Tea Development Programme Uganda Developing and delivering a comprehensive training programme for the STDP smallholder communities in Western Uganda
1992 - 96 Training / Extension Consultant Various Uganda, Sudan, Bangladesh Delivery of training & extension initiatives to various agriculture and aquaculture projects
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  Project Management
Subsidiary fields: Agricultural Education, Aquaculture, Extension, Livestock, Project Preparation/Appraisal, Public Sector Reform, Training, Village/Community Institutions
Higher education: Reading University 10.85 07.86: MSc in Agricultural Extension Wolverhampton Polytechnic 10.83 06.84: Certificate in Education (Further Education) in Agricultural Subjects Welsh Agricultural College 09.76 07.79: Higher National Diploma in General Agriculture (Credit)
Countries worked in:  Bangladesh, Lesotho, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia
Languages: English (mother tongue); French (fair); Melanesian Pidgin (good)
Last Updated: 22/07/2014