Vincent Hart Joins Green Powered Technology as Chief of Party

Posted on October 21, 2020 · Posted in Announcements, Personnel

Green Powered Technology (GPTech) is pleased to announce that Vincent (Vince) Hart has joined our team as Chief of Party in support of Solomon Islands Strengthening Competitiveness, Agriculture, Livelihoods and Environment (SCALE) – Architecture and Engineering (SCALE-A&E) Activity for our United States Agency for International Development (USAID) contract.

Vince brings 35 years’ experience in international and regional development, specializing in sustainable rural development, infrastructure planning, rehabilitation and improvement, agricultural modernization, identification and support of entrepreneurs/subject matter experts, and effective development aid management. He has extensive experience in international development and management, addressing a broad range of reforms aimed at sustainable capacity building (e.g., performance assessment, monitoring, transparency, benchmarking, decentralization, regulation, sound financial management, infrastructure planning, and development). He has worked with a range of development partners to progress and implement climate change adaption initiatives, cultivate climate resilience, and assist with climate-related risk management. Throughout his career, he has worked with government and civil society to improve governance of climate change and disaster risk reduction.

Vince has spent the past three decades working as an independent consultant for a wide range of international organizations, including the European Union, Department for International Development, World Bank, United Nations Development Programme, and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit. This work has taken him to Afghanistan, Bulgaria, India, Kiribati, Lithuania, Malawi, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St Helena, Ukraine, and Western Balkans. He is a member of the Chartered Management Institute, the Institute of Chartered Foresters, and the Association for Geographical Information.

Vince holds a Master of Philosophy degree in economics and management and a Post-Graduate degree in rural engineering with a focus on land and water planning from Cranfield University, United Kingdom. He received his National diploma in agriculture and rural estate management from the University of Central Lancashire, Myerscough College, UK.