We have a core team of professional consultants complemented by an extensive network of specialists whom we engage on a project-by-project basis to meet specific community project requirements..
… Abid Jan is a project management professional, who has completed his Masters in Environmental Management from University of London and a Masters degree in Chemistry from University of Peshawar. Abid has project management Professionals (PMDPro), Certification – authority APM Group, License# PMD/552100. Abid has completed several ArcGIS courses from map design fundamentals and workflow to spatial analysis.
Abid works very closely with communities, assisting them dealing with diversity and race relation, crime prevention and developing realistic and practical project plans in order to successfully secure attractive project funding and get projects up and running.
Abid also worked with International Development agencies such as UNDP, World Bank, Novib, GTZ and IUCN and UNICEF both as project manager as well as in advisory and consultant role.
Since 2004 Abid Jan has been working in community development sector in Ottawa where he conceptualized and implemented award winning initiatives. Abid Jan is currently working as the Director Strong Neighbourhoods and Child and Youth Strategies.
Over the years, he has regularly been a guest speaker at various national and international conferences, including presenting a paper at the Global Biodiversity Forum held in Sri-Lanka in 1999. Abid’s work (community transforming initiatives, books, training manuals) has been widely recognized.