CommDev Team

CommDev’s creative and resourceful team at your service.

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

Abid Jan

Team Lead

…Abid Jan is a community development and project management professional with 22 years + of experience working of a range of multi-million dollar projects from poverty alleviation to human resource development, natural resource management, GIS systems, organizational development, crime prevention and community economic development.

Team Lead

Abid Jan

… 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.

Project Design & Management
98
Conceptual Analysis
92
HRD & Capacity Building
85
Monitoring & Reporting
95
Program Design & Delivery
93
Research and Evaluation
85
Abid Jan
Team Lead