Chris has operated at the highest level of island government in strategic planning, economics, tourism & hospitality, and utility services. He is attributed to the origination and subsequent adoption of many successful and practicable initiatives covering economic strategy, land use planning, population management, tourism development, and statistical analysis.
In the private sector, Chris has pioneered a unique research capability which not only benchmarked economic, social and environmental issues in islands around the world but has also identified best practice in a wide range of areas. This work has further enhanced his already extensive island experience and knowledge base.
Chris is a Member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs - Chatham House.
Our emphasis is working with our clients and, therefore, Mariessa's primary objective is to ensure that the importance of excellent client-facing relationships is never underestimated.
Mariessa has held a number of high-level administrative roles in a range of organisations. She has always delivered projects on time and on budget and client needs and expectations are always her primary focus.
Ongoing communication with governments and the private sector is also a crucial aspect of Mariessa’s responsibilities in terms of keeping pace with ever-changing demands globally. This has never been more important than at the present time.
We have the ability at any time to draw upon additional expertise at the highest level in a wide range of disciplines.
These primarily cover Financial Analysis, Accountancy, and Information Technology as follows:
Angus is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has been deeply involved in island accounting, financial planning, and training for over a twenty-five year period. He holds Masters’ degrees in Business Administration, Economics and Politics, and Education, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Accountancy together with a Teaching Certificate.
Nigel is an MBA qualified technology specialist and an honours’ graduate in computer studies. He has served at Board level in a number of Director and Chief Technology roles most recently as Global IT Service Director with a multi-national company. Nigel is very conscious of the critical importance of Artificial Intelligence in the future.