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 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.
In her work with Algonquin College, Jackie developed partnerships within Algonquin College, and externally with non-profit foundations, local, provincial and federal departments, and corporations to collaborate on educational and workforce development initiatives to facilitate future opportunities for projects.
Jackie has successfully completed several strategic planning exercises with several agencies in her role as a consultant.
Sabtain Hussain Syed
Abid works very closely with communities, assisting them to develop realistic and practical project plans in order to successfully secure attractive project funding and get projects up and running.
Sabtain has completed several professional courses, including:
– Training of “Data Management in the Multiuser Geodatabase 10” in ESRI campus Edinburgh UK 2012.
– Training of “Introduction to ArcGIS Server 10” at Netherland ESRI Europe Office Rotterdam 2012.
– Training of “ArcGIS Server 10: Web Introduction and Administration” at Netherland ESRI Europe Office 2012.
– Training workshop of “RS City analysis workshop with UN-Habitat & National Statistical Offices” at the JRC’s Ispra in Italy from 2011